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Sister's Kyla

Added Oct 13, 2009

by rawrrrxamanda

Springfield, Vir...






I made this for my sister’s homecoming dance. It was a bit hard for me to make cause I’m a beginner and only 13, but I really loved it!

Material Notes

I didn’t use silk jersey, I used satin for all three parts and a zipper.




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    Jun 20, 2012, 05.29 PMby n45

    Pretty! Great work.

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    Apr 3, 2011, 08.19 PMby peaches2218

    I think I actually like this better in satin than in the original jersey. I hope she was pleased with her dress.

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    Aug 27, 2010, 05.42 AMby maja1981

    I love the fabric and the colours you choose

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    May 9, 2010, 11.55 PMby Dani Restercher

    You’re all like hey guys I’m a beginner and I’m only thirteen but look what you did, girl! Converting a stretch pattern into non stretch and adding a zip is pretty impressive :)

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    Oct 15, 2009, 02.19 AMby lindsay28h

    Great Job! This is stunning! I love this pattern and have been dying to try it. I think the satin is beautiful!

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    Oct 14, 2009, 11.53 PMby nadiwi

    hey i really like it. Is your sister’s name Kyla? that is my name and i have never met anyone with the same name. if so tell her she has a cool name. and again i lov the dress it is a really good job especially for one of your first, keep going – it only gets easier and quicker

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      Oct 17, 2009, 09.56 PMby rawrrrxamanda

      nah, my sister’s name is alexis. Kyla is the name of the dress design/pattern

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    Oct 13, 2009, 06.26 PMby littlevigilante

    I really love the colors you chose and how you used them. VERY chic!

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    Oct 13, 2009, 08.39 AMby melindalouise

    this looks great, and especially for a beginner. i’d love to make this dress now!

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    Oct 13, 2009, 02.45 AMby oscarthegrouch108

    that looks great! i wish that my projects came out so well at that age (at least my adult sized ones, my doll clothes were fine!)

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      Oct 13, 2009, 02.48 AMby oscarthegrouch108

      upon further inspection, the next time you make it consider a lighter fabric (chiffon sheer, or a lighter satin) for the drape part. i think it will hang better.

      other than that, i’m in love with what you did. i might have to copy cat!

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    Oct 13, 2009, 01.01 AMby cquinn13

    that’s quite a project for a beginner! (and one so young) i hate doing zippers :) you did a great job!

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