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colour blocking nightmare

Added Feb 19, 2012

by chula123

Great Yarmouth, ...






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 !!!!




Spring, Fall
Garment Type
Business, Casual, Evening Wear
Other, Polyester

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    Feb 15, 2013, 05.54 PMby craftycatgal

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

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    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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