Finished Project: Last Chica Verde Dress! Late 50's Inspired
The pattern I used is like this one:
Material: Cotton, about 7 yards
Closure: Side zip
Fit: fitted bodice and full skirt with scallop neck and sleeve, kimono sleeve
Sewing Time: about 20 hours of work including pattern drafts, and tests
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I was contemplating doing a quick video on my you tube channel with tips for doing these scallops. I wore this for Thanksgiving and my mum was going LOCA for mi vestido nuevo. She thought it was so hard to sew. Well, it maybe was a pain in the ass, but I actually enjoyed it! haha!
This is also, for you extra good notice-ers out there, a kimono sleeve (aka not a set in sleeve) pattern. This was no small task for me to do! I have big ham-hock arms. I say that lovingly. No, really I do. They just don't fit in RTW clothes so well. So I had to make 1 or 2 tests before I got the size right. Worth it right> Now I made a kimono sleeve sloper that I can expand my designs with!
I have at LEAST two more vestidos to show this month! Stay tuned!
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