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chanelclco
« on: June 10, 2010 05:33:52 PM »

So its been a year and I finally whipped out my sewing machine! Before I was sewing everything by hand (which has its many perks but is time consuming) because I hated how I couldn't understand how to work this darn machine... But then I found the manual  Grin And realized I had to tighten my bobbin tension. So I whipped out a dress and bikini in 48 hours! Satisfaction  Smiley


Decided to make yet another little black dress:

I like how it came out,  alittle too much cleavage but I probably can fix that later on today.

How do you feel about the overall dress?

Also I decided to make my first bikini top! It came out a little too small being that I didnt use a pattern. But for my first try not bad huh?

i have to work on the cleavage problem haha. I guess I dont allow myself enough seam allowance. (CL&CO being my nonexistent fashion line)
Opinions? Please and thank you.
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« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2010 05:40:14 PM »

i love that dress. Wink
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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2010 05:43:44 PM »

geez that certainly is some side cleavage.
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« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2010 06:38:36 PM »

I think the dress is cute, the style definately suits your body type.  I would wear it if it suited me that is for sure.  Very cute.  The bikini top is real good for a first try I think.  You'd have me beat lol.
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« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2010 06:50:50 PM »

Problem? What problem?  Grin

I like them the way they are. Great job!
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mimi007
« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2010 07:38:08 PM »

what kind of machine do you have? you really have a unique way of making the straps and top of the dresses! great job!!!
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chanelclco
« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2010 07:45:52 PM »

what kind of machine do you have? you really have a unique way of making the straps and top of the dresses! great job!!!

I have a Singer Tradition. As for the straps. I do them by hand because they are just so small.
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« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2010 12:50:06 PM »

both very nice
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