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Saturday, September 03, 2016

Refashion Runway Sewalong: Velvet (Better Late Than Never)

Hello everyone,

I was sewing along the Refashion Runway Challenge while I was not back on Refashion Coop yet so I did not post my earlier creations.

I started with a very large dress that a friend gave me that had a lace overlay, and a stretchy velvet A-line knee-length boring dress.

Beautiful lace overlay of the 1st dress

So I thought I would make some bell sleeves as the shape of lace pattern was very appropriate for that type.  I also tapered the sides of the dress and increased the neckline opening.

So here is the result:

Beautiful lace sleeves !

So that was my contribution for Velvet week.  I really like to challenge myself while creating clothes.  You can see more creations on my blog: sewliltime.

Peace !



Ivy Dewett said...

I'm not a velvet person but I would totally wear this dress! Great job! LOVE those sleeves:)

jennifer elliott said...

I love the sleeves! Gorgeous!

RePurposeFul said...

The sleeves are magnificent! The dress is just beautiful, and looks great on you :)

Carissa said...

I love the bell sleeves! Great idea!


Chickie Walsh said...

Your expression in the boring dress picture is too funny. That new dress is sharp. The sleeves are perfect.