Advanced Beginner Utah USA Member since 8/22/08 Posts: 410
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Date: 7/5/12 2:52 AM
I posted a review last month about this dress but I have since finished decorating it. The photos do not do it justice though! This was my first attempt at appliques. I drew a pattern and created my own design(if it can be called that! LOL). Anyway, this is the end result. My daughter is skating to the Jurassic Park theme song... hence the green claw-like design. I modified a Kwik Sew pattern to create this dress. I added the 4 straps to the back, the applique and I changed the skirt out with another skirt from a different Kwik Sew pattern. I like the end result. This dress has a lot of bling on it! For the most part, I like how it turned out. I like that my daughter has a completely custom dress and that it seems to fit her music well. My out of pocket expense was far less then it would have been had I had someone else make this exact(or something similar!) dress for her. Here are pictures of the finished product.
Let me know what you think about my creation. :) -- Edited on 7/5/12 2:53 AM --
------ I'm fairly new to sewing but I am finding it to be fun and rewarding!
Intermediate Washington USA Member since 9/3/06 Posts: 8552
Date: 7/5/12 9:59 AM
I love it!! Looks as good as anything I've seen on TV! Your daughter must be very proud...Best wishes for her skate!
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Everyone who sews seriously has a stockpile of fabrics, because it is natural to purchase more than can be sewn in any one season" Singer, Timesaving Sewing, 1987
jeanau Intermediate Pennsylvania USA Member since 4/19/07 Posts: 231
Date: 7/5/12 11:12 AM
You did a wonderful job...it should definitely help your daughter win!
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