Tuesday, March 9, 2010

1st dress attempt

I received my new sewing machine about 3 weeks ago. I had a sewing machine before that never did work right, as a result I have very little sewing experience. I am an absolute beginner. Right now I am in the practice stages, only using patterns I have and material I have or from the thrift store. I didn't have enough of any one fabric to make a whole dress- I probably would not have chosen these fabrics from a fabric store, but hey it was good practice.
I learned something new every time I make something. One of these days I will make something I actually want to keep.

7 comments:

  1. Awesome dress!! You did really well making it! It looks great!

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  2. That is totally kewl .. I like you would have never put those together at the store .. but I would love to wear that dress it is so me .. LOL!! The color grouping is amazing .. you did a really great job ..

    Ta Ta Ha Ha,
    Kelsyee

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  3. That is wonderful...I'm really hoping to learn how to sew because it seems so fun. You are an amazing sewer, that is very cute fabric! I learn something new every time I sew, as well. Isn't that great? :)
    Mia

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  4. This really is a pretty dress! If you still dont like it, just tie a ribbon sash around her waiste to match. That might make a difference. So wonderful to find another grown woman who loves to make clothes for her AG dolls!!!

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  5. I really like how you mixed the prints.

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  6. I've just found your blog and I think it's really inspiring, it will be an honor for me if you can visit mine too, and if you want to follow, it will be a pleasure to follow you back! :) <3

    Never too old for dolls.

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