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SewStylish Summer Fashion Challenge 2013

Christening Gown – “The Anglican”

Jul 18, 2013
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The front features a large cut-work Celtic cross using 1/8" baby insertion lace and hand sewn Swarovski pearls.  The sash at top covers an A-Line style gown with bishop collar that features hand sewn pearls as well.  The collar edging is cotton baby lace.

The material for this gown is Silk Dupioni with Organza, cotton insertion laces, silk satin ribbon and Swarovski pearls. The embroidery is hand sewn as is the piping and bead work. The buttons are fabric covered Silk Dupioni. The design is my own and was inspired by a number of gowns I have seen in museums. I decided that I wanted an antique European look so I avoided bright white colors and settled on ecru. I made use of cut work in the sleeves and on the front as well as the bonnet.

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  1. User avater roylaverne12 January 30th

    Really mind blowing

  2. User avater scottnicholas2 February 19th

    Its really awesome

  3. User avater user-2481826 July 19th


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