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Sequin and Red Velvet Christmas Kim Dress

Added Dec 24, 2014

by fionaparker

London, United K...






This is a special Christmas party version of By Hand London’s Kim Dress which I chose to make out of sequins and silk velvet. It was quite a challenge as I’d never worked with either of these tricky fabrics before but luckily the pattern itself is quite a simple sew and it turned out well in the end! I backed the sequins with silk organza to give the bodice some structure and lined it with silk habotai. Full details can be found on my blog here http://chainstitcher.blogspot.co.uk/2014/12/sequin-and-red-velvet-christmas-party.html




Garment Type
Evening Wear
Lace/Sequins, Silk, Velvet

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    Dec 31, 2014, 07.30 PMby cooldesigner

    It takes a long time to become an expert fiona. Not bad work I’ve seen some of your projects. But I’ve been designing, since the 80s when I went to fashion college. You would be better off going on a proper fashion course. The results you would get would be far more pleasing to you. I tailor clothes and if you want to learn that, that is the top end of the clothing market. Do feel free to email me if you wish to. Happy sewing to you.

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    Dec 25, 2014, 09.29 PMby slmnstyle

    Your beautiful materials made a beautiful and very special dress. Well done!

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    Dec 25, 2014, 09.22 PMby cougar2

    Well done! Big job to tackle those sequins you brave girl. The pay off- you look amazing in your dress!

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    Dec 25, 2014, 12.26 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Fabulous dress! :)

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    Dec 25, 2014, 12.08 PMby alice9163

    Really pretty

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    Dec 24, 2014, 05.54 PMby sarahsdaughter

    Very nice and very festive.

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    Dec 24, 2014, 05.23 PMby Mary Athey

    Gorgeous dress and It’s gorgeous on you, you look lovely. I know all about sewing with sequins! It’s a big pain but so worth it. Merry Xmas x

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    Dec 24, 2014, 05.04 PMby loukoulia

    very very elegant …good job :)

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