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A Dress in a Day

Added Sep 1, 2013

by LadyLaurenSe...

Peterborough, Un...






As a thank you for the tons of help my friend Meghan gave me towards my maths GCSE I wanted to make a dress with her, and this was the finished product! We managed to make a muslin of the bodice, and a fully lined dress from 10am-10pm with breaks for lunch and tea which was pretty good going, we thought. Meghan did 95% of the sewing (I did a bit of the hemming) and I instructed, which was good for me because I “consolidated my learning” by passing it onto another human being.
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    Sep 1, 2013, 02.06 PMby slmnstyle

    Great dress for a day’s work! I too have made a dress in a day. It’s certainty do-able, especially if you’ve made it before, know it fits and don’t have cut out the paper pattern or make a muslin. Nice job!

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      Sep 1, 2013, 07.31 PMby LadyLaurenSewalot

      Thank you! I also find that if I do it all at once I don’t lose interest in the project as I get distracted very easily by new shinier projects.

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    Sep 1, 2013, 09.15 AMby Mary Athey

    Gorgeous dress and it looks totally fab on. I made my daughters full length dress in 7 1/2 hours with hardly a break!! kelsey just brought my coffee to the machine lol x

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      Sep 1, 2013, 11.02 AMby LadyLaurenSewalot

      Thank you! Once we started we found it really hard to stop. x

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    Sep 1, 2013, 07.37 AMby cathysews


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