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Silk dress

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Formal / Bridal
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What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Vogue 1240

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What materials did you use? Printed silk

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What are you most proud of? Persevering to get it exactly right. It was very long through the armhole and I had a bit of a side-boob issue but I was very patient and carefully eased the armhole in and stitched some silk organza selvage strips on for stay tape and it fits beautifully through the armhole now.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Check the fit with a toile first because the armhole is abnormally long. Even though the pattern is rated easy it really isn't, I'd say it's average. It's worth putting in the effort to get it right because it's a stunning dress, it's extremely flattering.

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i love that dress, I have that pattern too! it has been sitting in my pattern drawer waiting to be made, thank you for the armhole tip. You have done a great job and the silk drapes really nice :)

04/19/2013 Flag

Thank you. It is a really great dress, well worth making. I hope you have a good result too when you make it :)

04/21/2013 Flag