colour blocking nightmare

Added Feb 19, 2012

by chula123

Great Yarmouth, ...

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Description

nightmare not because of the colour blocking, but because of the little neck collar ! Just couldn’t get it right and it was driving me mad :-((( had to undo it at least 3-4 times but am glad to say that I got there in the end

Material Notes

polyester Powder Touch and crepe something plus nerves of steel !!!!

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Business, Casual, Evening Wear
Material
Other, Polyester

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  • Gardenia-mystery-1s_large

    Feb 15, 2013, 05.54 PMby craftycatgal

    awesome. and your colorblocking helped me figure out how the shoulders attach to the dress!

  • 043011donna_large

    May 29, 2012, 06.22 PMby dborecky

    I had a really hard time trying to get the points near the bust to lay properly without any weird puckering, so I gave up and scrapped it. Does anyone have any tips on that?

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      May 31, 2012, 08.39 AMby chula123

      actually that part of the construction went a lot better than anticipated, my problem area was the neckline. Sorry I can’t share any tips on that one :-(

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    May 25, 2012, 09.00 PMby zsyzu

    I just saw this and I think it came out great. I’ve been thinking of this pattern but I wasn’t sure if it would be flattering. Seeing how nice yours came out I will definitely give it a go. You look great in it. Oh I see your kitty now and she reminds me of my darling little Heidi!

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      May 31, 2012, 08.40 AMby chula123

      Thank you zsyzu !

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    Feb 26, 2012, 07.14 PMby Mary Athey

    lovely dress, well done and its nice to know other sewers have nightmare times with projects as well lol

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    Feb 23, 2012, 02.25 PMby Douli Bee

    It’s really good, very elegant! Love your cat!

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    Feb 19, 2012, 09.56 AMby Jolands

    Hi Chula. Love your verion of the dress. Looks great on you. The dress is also on my to do list. I bought some pink fabric for it. But i like your idee of colorblocking, so maybe i will ad another color too.

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