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mic9970

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31 January, 2012

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    mic9970 added the project Zuhair Murad copy
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    This dress was made for a prom. My customer had seen a Zuhair Murad dress on the runway and wanted it copying – not surprising as it’s a couture dress and would have been about £10,000! We simplifi…

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  • 03:04 PM

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    mic9970 added the project 'Flapper' Bridesmaid dresses
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    These 3 bridesmaid dresses were made to compliment the Art Deco wedding dress (see my other projects). After hunting for a suitable ‘flapper’ pattern to no avail, I made them from scratch, practici…

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  • 02:51 PM

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    mic9970 added the project Art Deco Wedding dress
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    This wedding dress was made using Vogue pattern 1015. The bride wanted a 1930’s Art Deco feel and fell in love with the pattern as soon as she saw it. we replaced all the flowers with hand beading …

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22 August, 2011

  • 05:30 PM

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    mic9970 commented on the project Recycled christening gown

    Sort of. I had a free pattern for a little girl’s dress that had come with a sewing magazine in the UK. I raised the waistline and shortened the skirt and redrafted the bodice down a few sizes. I d…



11 July, 2011

  • 01:57 PM

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    mic9970 added the project Recycled christening gown
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    ‘Recycled’ because this is actually made from her mum’s wedding dress! It took a lot of positioning to find clean, undamaged pieces to use but luckily the wedding dress had a massive skirt so lots …

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  • 01:52 PM

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    mic9970 added the project Communion dress
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    This project was for a Holy Communion dress made from duchess satin with a sparkle organza overlay, covered buttons on the back, embroidered initials on a belt and an organza flower. It is very loo…

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  • 01:47 PM

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    mic9970 added the project Peachy prom dress
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    A peach prom dress based on Vogue 8150. This customer had seen some dresses she liked and wanted to use elements in each to create her own dress. We decided on a peachy pink crepe which flowed beau…

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  • 01:35 PM

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    mic9970 added the project Short and sassy wedding dress
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    This dress was for a customer wanting a simple, short wedding dress for a registry office wedding. She couldn’t find what she wanted in the shops so we went through a number of different styles in …

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  • 01:25 PM

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    mic9970 added the project Zesty shift dress
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    This silk fabric was left over from another project and it seemed a shame to waste it. The pattern is Butterick B5211 and is probably the easiest dress I’ve ever made, yet it looks so effective. Al…

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  • 01:19 PM

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    mic9970 added the project Zesty 60's dress
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    A lady came to me with some lovely but bright lime green silk and a dress pattern and said ‘make this!’ so I did! I added a black silk belt for contrast. There was even enough left to make her a se…

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9 February, 2011

  • 11:03 AM

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    mic9970 commented on the article Tips for Online Fabric Shopping

    Thanks Gnipo. Whaleys in Bradford is excellent for the basics. If you get the chance to go they have loads of sample books in their reception to go through – you can waste hours in there!



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