A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, it's easier for people to discover it if you choose a great title for your thread.
Total Members: 304,769
Currently Running With Scissors:
451 Guests and 10 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: asymmetric LBD  (Read 1651 times)
Tags for this thread: clothing_challenge_5_little_black_dress  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
ecstatic_spider
« on: July 05, 2013 03:13:44 AM »

Here is my entry.

 It has a velvet bodice with mesh strip insertions and satin skirt with a thigh high split.  Here is the back

I started with this pattern

but had to alter the neckline as it wasn't sitting right so I changed it to a halter neck with bias binding ties.
I am pretty happy with how it turned out but it will be a while before I do anything with velvet again as it moves so much,
thanks for checking it out
THIS ROCKS   Logged
HSG
Global Moderator
Glass Crafts Moderator
Guest Blogger

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Oy Vey!
Offline Offline

Posts: 10314
Joined: 18-Aug-2006

Margaritas & Facial Masks


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2013 05:43:03 AM »

Very pretty! Like the contrasting binding you used for the bodice. Your version is much more appealing and dramatic. Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

SiFi Mom
Offline Offline

Posts: 2342
Joined: 18-Nov-2008

I own too many beads!


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2013 10:15:25 AM »

Just wish I had the figure to wear this LBD, it's lovely.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

SiFi Mom, aka Nancy
Crafting is my mental therapy!
liliv-1
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2013 10:55:53 AM »

Very nice design! I love this neckline!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
JenniferSavage
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2013 01:09:37 PM »

It looks lovely! I love the neckline, too!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"I can make that!" has been the start of more misadventures than I can count Cheesy
Pinterest - http://pinterest.com/ShesASavage

My username was previously MyBabyIsACommunist!
meleriffic
Global Moderator
Clothing Moderator
Toys, Dolls, & Playthings Moderator

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 5628
Joined: 05-Jan-2009

Avatar by Cris Ortega


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2013 02:39:32 PM »

Very pretty.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Craftster has gone mobile!  Read the big news here!
rebecnik
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2013 08:35:37 PM »

Wonderful job! I love those neat, cutting lines. I also commend you for daring to work with velvet! Was there lint everywhere after you cut it?
THIS ROCKS   Logged
dulcet
Offline Offline

Posts: 591
Joined: 04-Mar-2009

hopscotch on bubble-wrap


View Profile
« Reply #7 on: July 06, 2013 04:54:30 PM »

It looks like a latin dance dress you'd see at a ballroom competition.  Does the bodice have side darts?  If it wasn't velvet I'd think it was bias cut.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I have boxes of vintage piano music.  Some as old as 1890's!  PM me if you'd like some!
alwaysinmyroom
Craftalongs Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Life is Moving Along Splendidly
Offline Offline

Posts: 29133
Joined: 12-Feb-2006

Make all things!!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2013 07:13:44 AM »

I love that you made the pattern your own and solved fitting issues---sewing for yourself is the greatest!

I also hate working with velvets...so slippery!  Looks like you will have a lovely black dress for many fun events!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

ecstatic_spider
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2013 02:19:25 AM »

Quote
Wonderful job! I love those neat, cutting lines. I also commend you for daring to work with velvet! Was there lint everywhere after you cut it?

thank you, I only attempted this because the technique was in a recent threads magazine and I could follow it step by step.  And yes there was lint everywhere after!

THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to do Heat Embossing
Raku Firing Process
How to Make a Bouquet Using a Bouquet Arranger
Learn About Floaty Pens
maya tuto - verin
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Pea, Potato, Leek, Mint Soup
@Home This Weekend: Create a Spooky Yard
CrafTATstic Crafty Tattoos: Featured Artist Katrina Polacek

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.