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Alabama Chanin Beaded Mardi Gras Dress

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Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric: Stenciling, Appliqué, Beading and Embroidery taught by Natalie Chanin

Designer Natalie Chanin will show you how to hand-sew appliqué and add artistic stencils and stitches to turn a Vogue coat pattern (included free!) into a work of art.

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Funky
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What materials did you use? Fitted long dress pattern from 3rd AC book, AC organic cotton jersey in storm and blueberry, Anna's Garden stencil, Createx opaque purple paint, button and craft thread in gray and blue (which looks purple), and over 16,000 glass beads in gunmetal gray!

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What are you most proud of? That I finished it in 3 months!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Leave at least 3/4" unbeaded at seam allowances in case you have to take it in.

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That is stunning!

06/10/2014 Flag


06/13/2014 Flag

Stunning! Truly an inspiration to start and finish a project. You look lovely! Thanks for sharing your picture

06/25/2014 Flag

Thank you very much.

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07/11/2014 Flag

Wonderful, professional work, it's a classic.

08/22/2014 Flag

Thank you.

08/29/2014 Flag

Very beautiful. a work of art!

09/15/2014 Flag