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TW05
« on: August 09, 2008 07:31:17 AM »

Hi
My mum gave me her sewing machine a few years ago but up until now its been sitting collecting dust.  I really wanted to start making my own clothes so started with this dress which I wore for a race meeting with a gig afterward (The Feeling) and was chuffed to bits with the finished item and had a wonderful time.

I used Burda pattern 2493 B, it was quite a difficult pattern and I picked a shiny material to work with, which in hindsight might not a been the best choices for my first project!   ::)However, I completed it in about four days with a little help from my mum and also made a fascinator, which took my a couple of hours.  My sister has just commisioned me to make her a dress (she's still choosing a pattern) and my dad called last night to say he had bought me a dummy from a shop which was closing down - so I'm well on my way to setting myself up to make more items - looking forward to it. Grin
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sandal43
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2008 08:16:20 AM »

Wonderful job!!! Love this style and the color. 
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lanna to the max
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2008 05:58:38 PM »

Wow is this really your first project?! Looks great!! And, a plus, I love shiny things! Great job Cheesy
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kurtthesnail
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2008 06:35:23 AM »

I'm shocked you tried that as your first project! It looks great though! Grin
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« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2008 06:47:42 AM »

It looks like a really difficult first project to make this dress and it turned out gorgeous.
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« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2008 06:53:33 AM »

Oh my, you are very ambitious!  Fabulous work for a first project. 
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