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Alabama Studio Sewing & Design Bolero

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AC t-shirt and bolero

Created in this Craftsy Course

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.

Other projects made as part of this class:

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Holiday, Casual, Romantic
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What materials did you use? AC cotton in navy blue and AC dark grey chop beads, bugle beads and sequins. Grey button craft thread

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What are you most proud of? The retro look. Also like the way it adds warmth to an AC ensemble.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Natalie recommends armor beading in small sections and I agree.

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The bolero pattern is in the Studio Style book. I made a medium and took off an inch from the back, tapering to the front because I'm a petite. Also shortened the sleeve and inch,

10/22/2013 Flag

VaVaVoom!

11/18/2013 Flag

Oh! I love this! Love the beading on the shoulders especially...

11/22/2013 Flag

love it!!

03/29/2014 Flag

All I can say is.... WOW! This is simply gorgeous. This is so funny, I started this class to make the Embellished Jacket, but started making so many other AC clothing. I must have over 25 pieces made already. LOL! I just made this T-Shirt / cap sleeve in Medium Indigo Natural Dye with Silt on top, Paisley print/ Grey button craft thread. By the looks of this, it looks like it fits you beautifully. I'm nuts over the Bolero! I can't make enough of them! You inspired me to make this again so I can bead it! Gorgeous!!!!!!

07/08/2014 Flag