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Coffee Date Dress

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Romantic, Mod, Classic, Cute
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What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Coffee Date Dress

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What materials did you use? Cotton fabric from Ikea, polyester thread, and an invisible zipper.

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What are you most proud of? The fact that I made a garment that is actually wearable out of the house! I know a friend of mine will love it, and it will fit her beautifully. It has darts, french seams, an invisible zipper, and facings for the armholes and necklines.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Make a toile and adjust it before you adjust the pattern. I did make the toile, but I was a bit hasty and adjusted my pattern without actually modifying the practice garment (d'oh!). If I hadn't been in such a hurry, the bust may have fit much better. Oh well, lesson learned.

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Beautiful!! Is that Ikea fabric???

12/27/2011 Flag

It is! They have super cute fabric, but most of it is terrible to use for clothing, as I have found out :)

01/07/2012 Flag

Your dress turned out great! I think the fit is great on you. Nice job!

09/30/2012 Flag