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« on: March 13, 2014 08:17:06 PM »

I am SUPER proud of my latest creation! My boyfriend and I have been taking ballroom dancing lessons for a few weeks (we are THE WORST, but we have fun), so I finally have a reason to wear some of clothing I make. I was looking for some inspiration pattern-wise when I saw this one (it's V8908), and I fell in love. The best part is that it turned out exactly how I imagined!

I was really brave with this one. I've previously had bad experiences working with knit, but I just took my time, and that made all the difference. The Chantilly lace and knit are also separate fabrics that I basted together, so that added a lot of time and little bit of worry to the project. It ended up turning out just fine, though. The last step is to French tack the lining, but I actually love the look of the satin peeking out. What do you guys think? Does it look like it's meant to be that way, or should I tack it?





A friend of mine is dancing the Cha Cha in a showcase dance, and she wants me to make her one in red (I think I'll recommend black lace). I'm a little nervous, because I've never had to extrapolate a pattern before. But I think I know where to start. Wish me luck!
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« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2014 08:38:32 PM »

It looks great.  I like the satin peeking out too.  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2014 08:53:28 PM »

Very pretty and well-done! I especially like the effect of the satin peeking out, definitely looks intentional.  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2014 08:54:48 PM »

Lovely! The fabrics are wonderful.
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« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2014 08:08:14 AM »

I had to click in to see this. It's really fun and flirty, and the satin peaking out works.
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« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2014 08:22:41 AM »

I love it the way it is. The satin looks great peeking out.
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« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2014 10:28:03 AM »

You guys are the best. Thank you! Haha, looking at these pictures again I was reminiscing about my long braid being a whip the guys were totally scared of every time I did a spin.
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