Thursday, July 25, 2013

Not stitching but still crafting

I am making a dress for a very special event which is coming up soon. I am making it using a deep purple satin. I don't use real silk satin for my own reasons so this is a synthetic acetate satin.

Here is the pattern for the dress: I really love how this looks. I am doing the short version without the floral detail on the shoulder.

I have managed to get the front of it done. This is made up of 11 different panels but I think it looks so unusual.

Here is a picture of where I am so far:

I'm sorry the picture is terrible and doesn't show the colour correctly at all. I will try getting a better one when I have the back done.


  1. Holy cow I just checked out the link for the pattern of this dress and it's stunnnning!! I love the colour that you chose it's going to look magical when finished. You clever duck you!
    Alicia xo

  2. Oh my! Beautiful pattern. Admire you for sewing with satin. Always slides out of the machine and difficult to keep seams straight. You doing a wonderful job!

  3. It looks very promising! You will have to show it to us on you when finished, I'm sure it will be a lovely dress :)

  4. this is a party dress! Who wouldn't have fun in this? The colour is amazing and the fit looks like it would be amazing too - talented you!

  5. Wow, great dress! The color is also very beautiful.

  6. Sounds like hard work! But it will be so worth it!! :D
    Curious to see more :)

  7. Love the dress and the color!


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