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belladone dress

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Casual, Retro / Vintage, Cute, Mod, Classic, Romantic, Hipster, Traditional, Preppy
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What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo belladone dress

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What materials did you use? voile for bodice. cotton blend for skirt. bias tape. invisible zipper.

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What are you most proud of? i LOVE this dress so much! first time making it this weekend. made a muslin first. fit was great. didn't make any major changes to pattern. i lined the bodice of this dress mainly so the diamond in the back could be topstitched instead of using bias tape. i used pre-made bias tape to bind neck and arms. i opted to use an invisible zipper. will be making this dress a lot more.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? i actually did a muslin before starting this project. shocking! i thought this dress was going to be a lot harder than it ended up being. the muslin only took an hour, definitely recommend making one to see if the fit is ok.

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just lovely===thanks for sharing!!

09/10/2013 Flag

thank you!

09/21/2013 Flag

So beautiful! I've been seeing this dress everywhere. I definitely need to jump on the belladone bandwagon.

09/18/2013 Flag

thanks! do jump on it! you'll love it:)

09/21/2013 Flag

*****WATCH sewing on the edge***** So helpful with bindings. Wish I would have watched it before I did this dress. It would look so much better:(

09/29/2013 Flag