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Project

Couture Dress 1

Project Description

What are you most proud of? The fit; and the inspiration of the fabric that I selected. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Go for it! It's a truly rewarding experience; no matter what your level of sewing there is always something to learn

What you will need

  • Fashion Fabric is a silk textured blend with a metallic thread running through it
  • Lining in Crepe deShine
  • Interlining Silk Organza

Q&A with Pats Design

DaisyandFlorrie asked:
Your dress is beautiful! Fit, color, everything, lovely work.
Pats Design answered:
Thank you so much. I was rather timid when I began this dress; I have never done this type of detail cause I really did not know how. I learned so much, and SK is such a wonderful teacher.
LeslieAx asked:
Wow! How did you do the 3/4 length sleeve adjustments? They are perfect!
Pats Design answered:
That is one feature that was truly important to me; it's definitely my style I like most. I tapered the sleeves from the elbow dart to the cuff. Thank you for noticing!
jlgsewsandknits asked:
Your dress is so beautiful. The fit is perfect and that fabric is lovely.
Pats Design answered:
Thank you, it's comments like yours that make me know I am doing what I am supposed to be doing. Susan Khalje is a truly great teacher, and I look forward to learning more from her.
MsLoop asked:
So I finally get to see the finished dress. The dress on you looks as good as we all thought it would. Love it.
Pats Design answered:
Thank you so very much.
-dlm. asked:
Wow...I love everything about your dress, from the fabric that you selected to the sleeves. Well Done!
Pats Design answered:
A labor of love,and thank you for the kind words.