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Topic: Vintage Vogue Wedding Dress  (Read 39766 times)
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« Reply #120 on: November 13, 2009 12:14:31 PM »

This turned out absolutely beautiful!  I am making the same dress(not for a wedding) in a seafoamy green shantung. I was having a hard time understanding how they are explaining how to make the button hole. Any tips?

Miss Sassy
« Reply #121 on: November 14, 2009 01:59:37 AM »

IKWYM re the buttonholes, I had a play with scrap making them the way described (bound self fabric iirc), but my friend preferred the machine buttonholes.
I figured the instructions probably were for the self fabric kind since it's a vintage pattern, and maybe most people in the 50's didn't have a onestep buttonhole function on their home sewing machines, so that style made more sense when the pattern was written. (I'm totally guessing!)
I used a round end buttonhole, and it worked well.
I do like the look of the self fabric buttonholes though.
But I'd say if you are struggling with them, that ime ordinary buttonholes work just as well.

Your fabric sounds divine, I hope you'll post the finished dress to Craftster.

Love Jeanette

Enjoying being Mummy to two girls and two boys.
My crafty blog www.lazyseamstress.blogspot.com
« Reply #122 on: November 14, 2009 06:53:03 AM »

I've got tears in my eyes, this dress is so beautiful.  What an honor to make such a special gift for your friend. 
« Reply #123 on: November 15, 2009 03:29:27 PM »

This dress is fantastic. The color is dreamy. So elegant and finally not at all typical. You did great!!! Roll Eyes
« Reply #124 on: November 18, 2009 09:12:55 AM »

Thanks so much for the tip. I shall post when I am finished. Again the dress you made is glorious!


Miss Sassy
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