All about my journey to make beautiful custom clothing and embroidery projects.
Saturday, June 26, 2010
I just got back from a wonderful 7-day cruise to the eautiful Bahamas! As usual, I decided on my dress for the Captain's dinner the week before the cruise. I choose Vogue 2847. The fabric I used came from http://www.fabric.com/, it's one of $1.95 pieces! I loved the way the dress turned out, I did a FBA on a size 14, should have used a size 12, but I purchased this pattern long before I knew how to do a FBA. So I had to take it in at the sides in the bodice and in the dress itself! I got lots of compliments and had fun wearing it.
Here's the pics upon completion.
Here I am on the cruise! I also made one other prom gown, here is the pic of the dress the girl wanted.
I used Butterick 4731 for the gown base. I redrafted the bottom of 4731 and created a one shoulder bodice in Wildginger. Fabrics (sparkle netting and their Prom line) from JoAnns and the trim came from Walmart. Here's my version...