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Nancy Gallagher

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30 December, 2013

  • 06:03 AM

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    Nancy Gallagher commented on the project Vintage Modern Red Velvet

    Thanks all for the lovely words. The front view photo is not that great. We took them really fast on her way out te door to the formal.I will try to ad it though



29 December, 2013



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2 July, 2013

  • 02:50 PM

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    Nancy Gallagher commented on the project Vintage/Modernized Senior Prom Dress

    Thanks everyone, it was a fun project. As for the belt making, there are lots of great tutorials out there if you google it. I actually bought the hardware at a garage sale a few years ago. It was …

  • 02:41 PM

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    Nancy Gallagher commented on the project Sleeping Beauty Faeries

    Thanks all for the kind words.

    Mary they are a pattern by Suzanne Dieckman from tutusthatdance.com. Of course I messed with it a bit, but the basic structure is there.



30 June, 2013



14 November, 2012

  • 03:21 PM

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    Nancy Gallagher commented on the project pumpkin tutu

    It has to do with the netting, and the tight layers you apply. This one is 8 concentric layers. each one is tightly gathered and applied very close together.



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21 May, 2012

  • 02:49 PM

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    Nancy Gallagher commented on the project Emerald Prom Dress

    The city skyline a bit of serendipity embraced!

  • 04:39 AM

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    Nancy Gallagher commented on the project Queen Koschei

    I am a ballet costumer/tutu maker. thanks all for the kind words!
    My website is sewballet.com

  • 04:24 AM

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    Nancy Gallagher added the project Emerald Prom Dress
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    This was made from Butterick 4819. it was modified a bit, lost the draping, shortened the skirt. The bodice is made from two toned pieced strips. The embellishment is made from the organza used for…

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16 May, 2012

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    Nancy Gallagher added the project Queen Koschei
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    This was a commission for Turning Pointe Dance Studio, so much fun! It is made from a black/gold brocade, chiffon, and various appliques reworked and dyed with Rit Dye. The Koschei is also known as…

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2 December, 2011



28 November, 2011

  • 08:04 PM

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    Nancy Gallagher added the project Chinese Dragon
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    I am a volunteer costumer for a youth ballet company in Southern California. We try to add something new to the mix every Nutcracker. This year the Artistic Director asked for a Dragon for the Chin…

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14 October, 2011