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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Help us with my promdress please? [PICS] on: March 14, 2008 07:24:15 AM
Hello all crafty craftsters,

next month is prom and i asked my mom to make a dress for me. I 'designed' it (not really  Roll Eyes i just found a cute dress in the magazine and added some things) and she made it.

everything went all well, and quick too. but now we just feel like it's lacking something. it just need a finishing touch.

my mom is really brilliant as for making patterns and sewing it all together. but for the 'couture part' she is completely clueless. and so am i Embarrassed

i made 2 flowers but i'm not sure where to plant them. and i want to add rosettes and maybe little beads as well. but i don't know wheter this will be too much or not. (plus i don't know where to plant them either)

usually i ask my friends, but we decided to keep our dresses a secret so it will be a suprise at that day.

so yea..pretty damn clueless.

here's some pictures of the dress:
(buttons and flowers aren't attached yet)

front


back


details






it's a short, light dress; really comfy Cheesy. it's kinda perfect but it just need something.

so please help me? i know you can Wink
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / 2 dresses and a skirt = many pictures!! xD NOW WITH 2 TUTORIALs on: March 08, 2008 06:09:02 AM
Hello, i have been so lazy to post. but now!  Cheesy:

(TUTORIAL ON PAGE 2 , btw with 'smocking' i mean 'to gather')  Tongue





i bought this fabric a couple of years ago on the market in cergy. but i had no idea what to do with it. until i saw joss stone's video "tell me what we're gonna do now" and i fell in love with the dress she wore. so i wanted to make one too  Grin. i think it's kind of unpractical because of all the straps, but it's also ideal for the summer.  Grin



this one's made of scrap fabric. it's kinda like stretchy jeans. i turned out less stretchy than i thought it was. so it's a little bit tight. but that's okay  Cheesy



a friend of my mom went to thailand and bought this fabric for her. she used half of it, and i got the other half  Grin. i really love it! it's dark blue silk with gold details

and i also made a black infinity dress. but that's not even interesting anymore, since everyone on craftster has one  Tongue

thanks for looking!
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Hello, can anyone explain to me this neckline? [SOLVED] on: November 19, 2007 07:03:10 AM
Or does any one have a pattern for it?

http://community.livejournal.com/t_shirt_surgery/4822252.html#cutid1

(it's the fifth black t-shirt)

i'd like to make a dress with the same neckline, but i don't know how to ><
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Black waistcoat (Now WITH PAttern!!) on: October 10, 2007 06:48:31 AM
Hi! this is my first post after lurking around, a long long time  Grin

i'll be posting stuff my mom and i make.
(more of her stuff though, cause she makes more, and i don't have my own sewing machine YET! n.n)

so here it is!

a black waistcoat!




pinstripe filling


with label!!  Cheesy (it says anh duong, wich is my mommy's name)


on picture (my face scared me)
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