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Tropical Bombshell

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Sew Retro Perfect Bombshell Dress taught by Gretchen Hirsch

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Retro / Vintage
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What materials did you use? Cotton sateen, cotton batiste (for the lining), spiral steel boning, petersham ribbon, cotton batting, rayon seam binding, nylon zipper, horsehair interfacing (for the halter strap).

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What are you most proud of? I'm proud of the fit! This was a real challenge to get the bodice sized correctly, but I think it was absolutely worth the end result! More pictures/info at my blog - http://lladybird.wordpress.com/2012/05/07/finally-complete-the-bombshell-dress/

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Looks fab, I love these types of dresses. Added to my future projects list :)

06/03/2012 Flag

This is AMAZING!!! WOW

06/03/2012 Flag

Awesome! What a great fit and you look super cute in it!

06/05/2012 Flag

LOVE this dress! GREAT fabric choice!!

06/22/2012 Flag

Yes, great fabric choice! U look fabulous!

07/23/2012 Flag