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Olga's Tuxedo Dress

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Romantic, Holiday, Classic, Cute, Traditional, Retro / Vintage
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What materials did you use? Crepe or poly gabardine in black, black bridal satin, pattern of your choice that is princess style. Make it sleeveless and V-neck, 22" zipper hand sewn, thread, sewing machine and all the necessary sewing items

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What are you most proud of? That I have a friend like Olga to wear this dress. I give GOD all the glory as He was the designer of this dress called The OLGA.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Find some heavy bridal satin and some good quality black dressy fabric, a princess style pattern with an empire waist and go for it. It did take three days to make since I hand sewed the zipper and since the dress fabric did not appear to have any specific wrong side, I did make a few mistakes and had to redo much of the dress bodice to get opposite sides but other than that, it was a fun dress. I made the flower by making circles out of satin in several size cups and lids and help a lighter to melt them until the edges curled. OUCH! I did burn my fingers. But it was fun! I then make a felt back and added a pin and a large crystal for the center. Pinned it to the right side of the bodice and mailed it out with PRAYER! It fit her like a glove! Thank for Lord!

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Lovely! What a wonderful gift for your friend!

11/03/2012 Flag

So Pretty!

11/03/2012 Flag

Everyone should be blessed with a talented and giving friend like you. The OLGA is lovely.

11/04/2012 Flag