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Satin dance dress

Added Jun 4, 2008

by jellybean

North Queensland...






Pink and black dress worn with black petticoat underneath. The circle is a skirt with twelve panels. I drafted the skirt panel by simply dividing my quarter circle pattern into 3 and adding seam allowances. I had some trouble with the satin (which shows around the neckline and the bias binding on hem) because it was a soft satin. For the bodice I modified a pattern. (I’ll add the exact one later)

Material Notes

pink “fantasy” satin,
black charmeuse,
black lining






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    Jun 6, 2008, 07.05 AMby olyaboieru

    wow! amazing dress! I would rather wear it too! ;) I like the color combination!

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    Jun 5, 2008, 12.03 PMby lxandra

    the dress rocks!

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    Jun 5, 2008, 03.11 AMby ursy87

    What a great photo – you cant see any problems with the binding at all, and the pettycoat is fantastic!

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    Jun 4, 2008, 08.19 AMby carottesauvage

    Ah Ok, the black petty coat goes underneath! Really neat, I can’t see the troubles you had with the satin!Keep well

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    Jun 4, 2008, 07.06 AMby aaronkok

    must say, for a circle skirt, your bias binding is pretty neat as is. i hate using bias taping for extremely curved angles because it warps so badly!

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