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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Classic
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What materials did you use? crepe de chine

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What are you most proud of? The invisible hand stitching around the bias binding and the fit.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I used the method of soaking the silk in a gelitine solution to stabilise it and prevent fraying - more detail on how I did this is in my silk shirt project. This also pre-shrinks the silk before sewing making hand washing possible.

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Great advice! Love the binding idea. Did you learn about the silk idea from the liberty shirt class? I bought that class but haven't started yet

02/13/2013 Flag

No ... just something I read on the net. I did an experiement making a short circle skirt using only 1m of silk - it worked fine so I did the shirt and dress this way too.

02/14/2013 Flag

Silk dress ! Great project.

02/14/2013 Flag

Thanks Bonheur

02/14/2013 Flag