sewing classes in chicago: tchad: Paillettes: sewing studio: debbie: permoda

Debbie’s Showstopper #6,483,261

Debbie has been on a roll again with pageant showstoppers as part of her D’Jean series.

This dress is interesting, in that she is venturing out into developing patterns of her own based roughly on multiple pieces from multiple patterns then overlaid with her own interpretation.

sewing classes in chicago: tchad: Paillettes: sewing studio: debbie: permoda
Debbie’s Delightful Frankenstein Pageant Dream!

She started with the bodice from Simplicity #8330.  She modified the shape to fit just a bit better and did a little sculpting through the sides and back.simplicity-gown-mermaid-pattern-8330-envelope-front

The skirt section is loosely based on Neue Mode #22627 with the flare of the skirt changed subtly.

Neue Mode 22627
Neue Mode 22627

Once we got through the initial redrafting, shaping, and draping, we were good to go.  The dress came out great, though every time she spends hour after hour removing sequins we have a moment or two…Sewing Classes in Chicgao: Tchad: Paillettes: Debbie Permoda: Sewing Studio: Workroom: green
Sewing Classes in Chicgao: Tchad: Paillettes: Debbie Permoda: Sewing Studio: Workroom: green
sewing classes in chicago: tchad: Paillettes: sewing studio: debbie: permoda
Sewing Classes in Chicgao: Tchad: Paillettes: Debbie Permoda: Sewing Studio: Workroom: green
Sewing Classes in Chicgao: Tchad: Paillettes: Debbie Permoda: Sewing Studio: Workroom: green

 

 

You can read about Simplicity #8330 on Pattern Review Here.

Neue Mode 22627 hasn’t been revived on Pattern Review yet.

 

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