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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Blue wrap dress own pattern :-) on: July 09, 2012 04:40:57 PM
it's really pretty!! congratulations on your awesome work Cheesy
2  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Re: Venice is sinking! - my dress! on: March 15, 2012 04:30:38 PM
wow it is so beautiful ^.^ You have awesome talent ^.^
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Hot weather Dress Ideas, HELP!!!! on: March 06, 2012 03:50:41 PM
you could do a thick strapped sweetheart neckline fitted bodice and a round or circle skirt around the bottom. A small crinoline will make it look better, but will also add heat I would assume a sturdy cotton would work well.hope I could help.
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: dress construction question on: March 06, 2012 03:47:04 PM
I also believe it is a rectanle with curved sides ^.^
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Help on this dress? on: March 06, 2012 03:45:11 PM
For the skirt you can use a pattern like this one: http://mccallpattern.mccall.com/m6030-products-10728.php?page_id=109 but I would cut panels three times the size of what they ask for and gather it onto the bodice to get the fullness. The best kind of fabric would be lightweight organza or silky light weight fabrics.
Do you plan on dyeing the dress afterwards? If so polyester satin is very difficult to dye and you are better off using an already dyed ombre satin. If you want to dye it yourself you should use silk since it takes dye a lot better than polyester.
I was told silk soaks up color to quickly to be considered a decent fabric option. I wanted to dye it red to black
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: how to make this dress??? on: February 26, 2012 02:51:41 PM
Nice to know i'm not alone in this crazy prom sewing journey lol I hope you post pics of the complete dress.
  lolz will do ^.^ so far im on my 3rd prom dress. Im makin my sisters, mine, and a friends who cant afford one
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Help on this dress? on: February 26, 2012 02:48:22 PM
Ok so I wanted to make a prom dress and finished it, but after looking at it I realized that It wasnt what I really wanted for my senior prom dress. I donated my the first dress I made and Then I saw it!! The most amazing dress ever. I wanted to do an ombre effect from red to black on this dress but Its an expensive wedding dress that wont even be out before my prom >.> I was curious What the basic pattern pieces for it was, or basic costruction for this dress. I want to build a corset underneath and put lace on it to represent the top and put satin type pieces above it. But Im confused about the skirt. Tips on drafting the dress? What fabric would be  best? I thouht a poly-satin to work with dye-in the fabric afterwards. Any help is appreciated ^.^
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: New Goldtone Corset on: February 23, 2012 06:26:53 AM
It looks really nice congratulations. I bet you have a very happy friend ^.^
9  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Last 6 months of sewing for the girl (lots of pictures) on: February 23, 2012 06:20:33 AM
wow these are just so amazing!! I bet you're daughter is so happy to have a sew happy mom ^.^
10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Caged bird dress NOW WITH BETTER MODELLED PHOTOS! on: January 02, 2012 08:22:31 AM
it looks really really nice ^.^ kudos
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