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SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge 2014

Hand-sewn Short Fitted Tank Dress

Apr 28, 2014
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Hand-stitched double layer jersey dress.

*This dress is completely hand sewn.

*The top teal layer of jersey was stenciled with white paint using an Alabama Chanin Anna’s Garden stencil.

*The painted layer is basted to the solid tan layer.

*I then, stitched around the outside of the shapes. I cut the top teal layer leaving 1/8 inch of the white paint to reveal the bottom tan layer.

*The side and arm seams were hand sewn and then felled to the inside and top-stitched.

*The arms and neckline are bound using bias strips and secured with a Cretan stitch.

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  1. cyclegirl May 5th

    What a beautiful dress!!!

  2. Carol0516 May 7th

    This is beautiful and fits you like a glove. Congrats on a job well done!

  3. jcoutoure May 18th

    Your attention to detail is astonishing!

  4. User avater ThanksImadethem May 21st

    jcoutoure, Thank you so much.

  5. mariska May 23rd

    Very talented!

  6. mariska May 23rd

    Very talented!

  7. Beautiful job !

  8. LaShawn May 28th

    Beautiful! You are an amazing talent. God has blessed you.

  9. user-2655477 May 29th

    What a truly beautiful dress!!! I have a friend who makes Alabama Chanin's clothes and I had never seen them before six months ago. I am stunned by the perfection of the very detailed and time comsuming hand-stitching. And I just LOVE your colors! What a wonderful piece of art!!!

  10. User avater ThanksImadethem May 29th

    Thank you so much for your kind words. It means the world that the detail and workmanship is appreciated.

  11. LunaMortus June 4th

    This is an amazing piece of art. Very inspiring! Beautiful job!

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