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my birthday suit

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my birthday suit

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Sew Retro Perfect Bombshell Dress taught by Gretchen Hirsch

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Cute, Funky, Whimsical, Retro / Vintage
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What materials did you use? cotton for the bustier top, and what i thought was linen for the skirt. after working with it, i'm pretty sure the skirt material is synthetic of the first order.

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What are you most proud of? the color combination!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? jump in with both feet, you're gonna LOVE it.

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this combination feels very artistic and the colors are simply gorgeous

01/06/2012 Flag

thanks maria... the bustier top has strap problems, but i guess i must save it!

01/18/2012 Flag

This is beautiful!

04/14/2012 Flag

thank you holly!

04/16/2012 Flag

Pretty. Have a wonderful birthday

04/15/2012 Flag

thanks scheri, i did and i will :)

04/16/2012 Flag

I love your use of color and pattern! I admit to having a wardrobe of somber blacks and neutrals all solids! My fabric stash however looks like you might have purchased it ! lol! I have a wonderful West African Batik Fabric and I am determined to use it for this dress thanks to you!!! Beautiful work on both of your dresses!

08/26/2012 Flag

wonderful, always glad to enable color and pattern!!!

08/26/2012 Flag

Unique and beautiful

08/30/2012 Flag