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Flared Skirt Ball Gown

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Fashion Draping: Bias Design taught by Paul Gallo

Learn how to drape on the bias and bring instant elegance to your garment designs with the expert instruction of Paul Gallo.

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Petite
Style Romantic
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What materials did you use? Tafetta, polyester organza, applique, glass beads, invisible zipper, silk thread, tulle, textile glue, metal boning

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What are you most proud of? My ever 1st major project and to be worn for an elegant ball in Vienna's Hofburg Palace.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? This is my very first project after watching the videos on Craftsy. For a beginner like me, I watched the Sew Retro by Gretchen Hirsch repeatedly to guide me construct the bodice;watched Fashion Design: Bias Draping by Paul Gallo for the flare skirt. I inquired Susan Khalje about the layering of the skirt, the cut and about tulle. Finally, I also inquired Paul Gallo about the skirt construction. The bottom line is to watch as many sewing videos on Craftsy and to get those many tips from the experts that has saved me time and materials to do my project.

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I would like to thank Mr Paul Gallo for his inspiring draping techniques in bias design. After watching his class, I realized that 75% of the clothing that attracted me were on a bias.

02/25/2014 Flag

Wow! Thank You! Drape on!!!

02/28/2014 Flag