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singin' in the tub

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Sew Retro: Perfect Fit Bombshell Dress taught by Gretchen Hirsch

Knock 'em dead with a vintage pinup dress that's uniquely yours!

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Traditional, Holiday, Retro / Vintage
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What materials did you use? cotton, japonette for skirt lining, cotton blend for inner lining, muslin for strengthening, Petersham ribbon, clasps for waist-stay

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What are you most proud of? I'm proud of all the hand-sewing I did. I only stabbed my fingers about a dozen times and drew blood only about three times, so... pretty good stats!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I detailed the entire project on my blog. It includes some tips like... even though it's the fashion fabric, leave large seam allowances! Part 1: Part 2:

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Better stay in that shower your to HOT HOT HOT. Really very nice dress and you did fantasic job on fit.

09/16/2012 Flag


09/17/2012 Flag

I love how your dress turned out, and your pic is hilarious!

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03/31/2013 Flag

love that dress, you had a perfect spot for that dress it's THE BOMB! take cover in the bathtub girl (Bombshell, BOOM!!!)

06/17/2013 Flag

Fun dress for an obviously fun person :-) Great pic. Fits you great.

09/15/2013 Flag