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Emily's Rebellious Dress

Added Jan 17, 2013

by fiverebellio...

Moscow, Idaho, U...






This is the first thing I’ve sewn in 9 years! I learned how to sew in middle school and only made a couple things. When I was younger sewing wasn’t “cool”, so I stopped. A few months ago I found and I was impressed by all their modern patterns. I’m really inspired every time I come to the website.

Anyways, I think this was a good project to get back into sewing and I’m really excited about making sewing a hobby for me. This dress had its challenges (matching all the seam lines, putting in a zipper for the first time, and using lining) and I had to make a lot of alterations along the way, but I’m happy with how it turned out. So I’m going to control myself from pointing out every flaw I see in the dress and say it was a successful return after all these years!




Garment Type
Classic, Evening Wear, Other

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    Jan 19, 2013, 05.41 PMby Claire Cooper

    it looks great!

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    Jan 18, 2013, 08.21 PMby barmaglot

    Great dress, looks lovely on you.. And photos are beautiful! (I bet it was cold to pose :)

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    Jan 17, 2013, 12.32 PMby BecStitches

    That is adorable, looks great:)

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    Jan 17, 2013, 07.34 AMby prettysewinggirl

    ooohh wow!!! awesome outcome after your break from sewing :) i hope you will not stop again now!!! Its such a wonderful hobby =) i’m quite addicted… but still so much to learn… but this site will keep you inspired time and time again :)

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    Jan 17, 2013, 06.26 AMby Mary Athey

    Welcome back!! Your dress is lovely. I have this on my to do pile along with quite a few others lol. Your photos are great as well. got snow forcast for to.morr so maybe I.ll get some snow pics If its not to cold. I look forward to seeing lots more fab projects.oh and i bet for everyone back then who thought sewing was.nt cool wishes they could sew

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