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Havana Nights Dress

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Simplicity 2884 (in action)

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Romantic, Retro / Vintage, Classic
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What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo It's So Easy It's Simplicity Misses Dress

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What materials did you use? Silky print, rayon lining, lightweight boning, standard zipper.

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What are you most proud of? I picked up the pattern because I thought it would be a beginner level... and at the time I was a beginner. Instead, I got a crash course in side zippers, boning, and installing lining. Wedding guests thought the dress was store-bought!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Take your time and don't cut any corners... you'll need all the details!

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Great dress. They say the devil is in the details.

06/16/2012 Flag

Thanks! Yes, the devil was really in the details on this dress... but it was so worth it. :)

06/20/2012 Flag

Yep, I'd agree with the beginner thing. This is my very first pattern and very first experience at garment making....learning loads of new techniques, but it's slow going!

06/23/2012 Flag

Oh, wow! You are brave to have this be your first pattern. Don't worry about slow going -- it's worth it in the end. :)

06/27/2012 Flag