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Peacock Print Bombshell Dress

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Sew Retro: Perfect Fit Bombshell Dress taught by Gretchen Hirsch

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Classic, Whimsical, Retro / Vintage
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What materials did you use? Silk, which I backed with a iron-on fusible. (Shhh, don't tell. But it WORKED!), plus boning, felt, cotton lining...

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What are you most proud of? I am most proud of the compliment I got from an elderly man at the wedding I wore this to the other night. He said, "Honey, that dress looks good and YOU look good on it."

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Go slowly. Follow the videos closely, and you will no doubt have an amazing dress. I want to make 40 others in 40 different colours and prints. This dress is the best thing I have ever made because I actually took the time to finish all the little details. The video tutorials slowed me down when I would normally take shortcuts, etc.

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beautifulllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll

05/09/2012 Flag

So cute! Good job

05/14/2012 Flag

You make these Bombshell dresses look easy. I like this one the best! Peacock is one of my favorite prints.

10/05/2012 Flag

Great work, beautiful fabric.......Bravo!

04/27/2013 Flag

gorgeous

06/28/2013 Flag