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First draft of mu Bombshell dress.

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Sew Retro Perfect Bombshell Dress taught by Gretchen Hirsch

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Plus-sized
Style Retro / Vintage
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What materials did you use? Cotton.

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What are you most proud of? That it fitted like a glove :)

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Make sure to test the bodice in the muslin, and take Gertie's advice on the loose fit, since once you add all the real layers (fashion Fabric, interfacing, lining-boning) you would end up with a bit smaller version and if you are a plus size gal this does affect the end result, I had to add a trim to the cup for "modesty".

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so lovely

02/08/2013 Flag

Great job!!

02/10/2013 Flag

Cristina what a beautiful dress. Wish you would share more details and pictures. You have cotton listed for fabric. What a beautiful color and print. Hope you share more details. :-)

02/11/2013 Flag

Hi, thank you, I used plain cotton, with a golden detail, and lined it with red polka dot cotton. I had a great time making this dress, I just wore it to my Valentines date, I will post the picture.

02/16/2013 Flag

Beautiful. I love the paisley and it looks great on you!

04/14/2014 Flag