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Couture Dress #StylishSewing

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Couture dress

Created in this Craftsy class

The Couture Dress taught by Susan Khalje

From creating a muslin to adjusting fit and hand-stitching hems, Couturier Susan Khalje guides you step-by-step through couture sewing techniques!

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Classic
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What materials did you use? Merino wool with silk organza underlining and crepe de chine lining.

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What are you most proud of? On the dress, the fit is excellent - maybe the first dress I have made that really fits me nicely. Second, matching the plaid! Busy plaid but it matches perfectly in all but one spot. Third, I persisted to the end of the class. My mode of sewing tends to be hurry up and get it done, which is probably why most don't fit well. I have a new appreciation for taking my time with all the important steps to get a good end product.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Persist and watch the class several times for each step. The end product is worth the extra time and care.

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Nice work. I know the hurry up and get it done-feeling. This class is a good exercise to slow down.

08/13/2013 Flag

Well done it looks great. I'm a hurried too, always impatient to get finished!!

08/23/2013 Flag

looks wonderfull, worth every minute you spend working on it...

09/03/2013 Flag

Great dress - welcome to slow-sewing club :-)

09/24/2013 Flag

Beautiful work

05/02/2014 Flag