A dress for my sister's 18th birthday high tea

Added Feb 27, 2012

by sewmelove

Melbourne, Austr...

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Description

McCall’s 5845 bodice, full gathered skirt cut using Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing tutorial.
More photos of the dress, and source of tutorial details on my blogpost

Material Notes

Fabric: 1.7m cotton sateen, 1.7m acetate lining
Notions: Invisible zipper (peacock) 16", 3m lace, Gutermann thread (189, 282)

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Vintage

Credits

Gertie's New Blog for Better Sewing

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    Feb 28, 2012, 11.02 AMby sewmelove

    Thank you guys so much for the lovely comments :D xx

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    Feb 28, 2012, 03.10 AMby elimaem

    this is soooooo gorgeous! the back is unique and the colors are perfect!

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    Feb 27, 2012, 06.51 PMby NeederMoo

    AHHH! BEAUTIFUL!

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    Feb 27, 2012, 04.09 PMby wildflower31

    Very lovely. Adding it to my favs.

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    Feb 27, 2012, 03.36 PMby kihli

    The dress is just lovely, and your sister looks stunning in it!

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    Feb 27, 2012, 03.13 PMby omgdora

    I love both dresses and you girls are both gorgeous! Added your blog to my RSS reader…

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    Feb 27, 2012, 01.47 PMby Anne Wagenhauser

    Really sweet, love the colour!

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    Feb 27, 2012, 01.07 PMby Vanessa Velasquez

    lovely, she is a lucky girl having a talented sister who shares her talent!!!

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    Feb 27, 2012, 01.02 PMby Adriana Orozco

    Lovely, she looks wonderfull on it!!!!

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    Feb 27, 2012, 12.47 PMby flowergirl22

    oh so nice, fab colour

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    Feb 27, 2012, 12.34 PMby groovymama

    Adorable!!

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