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Bombshell Dress

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I made a matching bolero

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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

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What are you most proud of? I love the fit of the bodice and the lapped zipper.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Make sure you have enough time. If you take it slow you wont get overwhelmed. It took me about a month.

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Love everything about this outfit. Whats was the pattern you used for the bolero, its just perfect with the dress. the contrasting lining works so well with your fabric. First class job, and so Vintage.

12/01/2012 Flag

The bolero is from Vogue pattern from 1953.

12/23/2012 Flag

WOW, that's a knock-out girl...i love that you added the shrug. that's something i would want to do and it's quite stunning all around...great job.

06/29/2013 Flag

I love the material you selected.

12/25/2013 Flag


02/06/2014 Flag

Did you use a pattern for the shrug?

08/22/2014 Flag