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Homework Dress

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Traditional, Mod, Casual, Classic, Retro / Vintage
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What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo B5235 Misses Petite Dress

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What materials did you use? I used 100% cotton, but I suggest using something with a little elastic or a blend so it doesn't easily wrinkle after just one wear. Depending on fabric choice, this dress could be quite dressy. I wanted an everyday home dress.

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What are you most proud of? finishing the dress, and learning a bunch of new techniques. Things I learned whilst making this dress: stay-stiching, new lining technique, using a chain stitch to hold lining together, bias tape method from Coletterie. And lastly, but not least, 100% cotton dresses wrinkle a lot.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? See my blog posting for details and links to different aspects of the projects... such as DIY seam binding tape http://adriprints.blogspot.com/2011/11/homework-dress.html

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