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« on: December 15, 2009 12:31:06 PM »



I made this little number for my upcoming cruise I'm taking. I used one of Vogue's "Very Easy" patterns to make it. I picked up blue suede fabric from the local discount fabric store in Normal Heights in San Diego. I paid less than $16 bucks including the fabric, zipper, and tax. Can't beat that!

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« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2009 01:07:30 PM »

That is b eautiful. I like the drape of the skirt. Enjoy your cruise !
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« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2009 01:20:54 PM »

I love the dress. It is so pretty. Could you tell me where you got the belt in the first picture? Thanks
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« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2009 02:06:38 PM »

pjw3362004 - I purchased the belt for $12.00 at a store called Mileage. They sell mostly accessories, with some women's club wear. If you live in San Diego, you can find them on Garnet Street in Pacific Beach. I hope that helps.
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« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2009 05:45:52 PM »

another simple dress but with fabulous fabric!

looks great--very flattering and fun--you will be the life of the party on the cruise!

Just one question: is the hem done by machine? I find that it is difficult to get a nice invisible hem on suede cloth...it is the one thing I am not fond of when using this type of fabric.
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« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2009 06:38:53 PM »

pjw3362004 - I purchased the belt for $12.00 at a store called Mileage. They sell mostly accessories, with some women's club wear. If you live in San Diego, you can find them on Garnet Street in Pacific Beach. I hope that helps.


Thank you for the fast reply. I'm in NC. I've never been west of KY maybe one day.
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« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2009 02:38:10 PM »

The Vogue pattern was for a larger, visible hem, so I did use my Bernina. Although, now I am curious about if I could use my blind hem attachment on my serger. I may have to try it out, now. I'll keep you posted.
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