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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Classic, Romantic, Traditional, Formal / Bridal
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What materials did you use? 6 yds 72" Alencon Lace 6yds silk satin 6yds silk organza to underline satin 6yds silk crepe de chine (lining) 5000 Swarovski cream pearls 3000 Swarovski white opal rhinestones

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What are you most proud of? The fact that my daughter was so happy with the outcome. Also, I had never bustled a gown before. It took 5 buttons because of the weight of the lace and beading.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? You need lots of time and patience and a willingness to take things apart if it's not quite right the first time. I started with makeing a muslin and making sure the fit was correct using a duck tape dress form of my daughter which I draped over a regular dress form close to her size. Most of my time was in the beading and overlapping the lace for a seamless look.

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04/12/2012 Flag

My ultimate goal as a seamstress is to make a bridal gown as beautiful as this. Job well done mom!

06/23/2012 Flag

Thank you.

07/26/2012 Flag


08/31/2012 Flag

This is exquisite!

09/24/2012 Flag

Wow, wow, and wow!

10/07/2013 Flag

Thank you.

10/14/2013 Flag