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Liberty Floral Eve Shelf Bust Dress

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Spring Gala Dress

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Formal / Bridal, Retro / Vintage, Classic, Romantic
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What materials did you use? Liberty Tana Lawn Floral Eve

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What are you most proud of? The execution. So, in this project, the seam ripper and I became BFFs (made it for a gala, and finished it the morning of!). But I feel like my sewing and fitting skills have grown exponentially.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Keep the seam ripper handy. Oh yes, and make sure to keep the skirt fabric out of the way when sewing your skirt to your bodice (but then, you've got that seam ripper handy, right??)

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so fresh ! I love it !!

05/17/2013 Flag

Thanks so much!

05/29/2013 Flag

Great job. I love your the fabric.

05/18/2013 Flag


05/29/2013 Flag

OMG, WOW, that's so beautiful. i love the print and the beautiful details of the bodice...boy, that's a show stopper for sure...enjoy wearing it.

06/29/2013 Flag

Thanks so much!! It's a surprisingly comfortable wear, too!

07/26/2013 Flag

I'm constructing this Gertie pattern right now! Thank you for the inspiration. Your dress looks absolutely wonderful. Great color choices, perfect fit. I was having a fussy time placing the bra after needing alterations in that area, but your photo helped me make an informed decision on how to resolve the issue. Fantastic job!

06/25/2014 Flag

Thank you so much!! So glad it helped with your construction :)

04/08/2015 Flag