A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News 05/06/14: Craftster has gone mobile!  Read the big news here!
Total Members: 296,378
Currently Running With Scissors:
587 Guests and 24 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Girly Steampunk Dress  (Read 2090 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Winnifred
Offline Offline

Posts: 65
Joined: 10-Mar-2010

"We are an experiment going right for a change..."


View Profile WWW
« on: August 07, 2012 06:22:58 PM »

This is my second dress using the McCall's M6504 pattern. I changed the sleeves again, and shortened the neckline a bit. This time I lined the dress as well, to make it sturdier, and so I don't have to worry about finding a slip. As usual, I added pockets. This is one of my favourite dress patterns right now. It's comfortable, flattering, and easy to to make.



I'm calling this my "girly steampunk" dress, or my "steampunk light" dress. The fabric has keys, lockets, and chains on it, and I absolutely loved it when I saw it. It was 40% off, too, so it came home with me. I made the mistake, though, of not realizing that it was 60 inches wide, not 40, and bought enough for the dress if it had been 40 inches wide. So I'm making a skirt out of the fabric, too. The lining is a fine brown cotton that I found at the thrift store.

I wore the dress to a wedding this weekend, and it was very well received.

Twirly skirt!

THIS ROCKS   Logged
Calabaza
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2751
Joined: 09-Jun-2010

It's a long story.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2012 07:09:31 PM »

Looks really nice!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

lalakittyla
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2012 07:49:53 AM »

Love the cut and fabric choice!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
lieutenant_crunch
Offline Offline

Posts: 83
Joined: 31-Aug-2011

Actually, I've been promoted. It's Captain Crunch.


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2012 12:10:36 AM »

Super cute! Love the fabric. Why can't I ever find awesome fabric on sale?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I'm participating in the Year of Homemade Gifts!: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=387047.0
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Viviana Guiliani - Artist profile
Artist Painter Lindsay Chambers
Denis Douville Profile
Discover Artist Zilon and His Art
Linda Chiumera - Artist Profile
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Melted Crayon Painting
More Art, Less Craft
Meatless Monday: No Bake Lime Cheesecake

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.