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Dress for brother's wedding

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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
Kiwi_Jenn on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Cotton/Silk blend fashion fabric, silk organza underlining. China silk lining

Kiwi_Jenn on craftsy.com

Wow! What a great dress! Love the fit, fabric and zipper detail. Well done! Inspiring.

11/15/2012 Flag

Lovely dress, the zipper looks very pretty, it's a really elegant detail and I like the way you've made the back lower like the pattern rather than raising it like Susan recommend

11/17/2012 Flag

Love it you,ve done a beautiful job and the zip is really pretty

11/18/2012 Flag

I so love your dress that I am going to enrol in the course too - but I am not sure which pattern to get - I could be between the smaller and the larger pattern. Does the pattern run big or small - should I get the larger or smaller?

11/22/2012 Flag

If you're going by the measurements on the envelope I almost always size down, my measurements would indicate 16-18 and I made a 14, letting it out a bit on the skirt, and taking it in a bit at the shoulders. The finished garment waist measurement on this pattern is 31" (from the pattern tissue)

11/23/2012 Flag

Sorry that's 31" for the size 14.

11/23/2012 Flag

Your dress is very pretty. Love the zipper.

11/24/2012 Flag