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As a Martha Pullen licensed sewing teacher I love to learn new sewing techniques and I equally enjoy teaching sewing techniques to others.  You can also find me teaching Bernina Customer Courses at my local Bernina dealer.  In addition, I demonstrate Stampin' Up products.  I am a servant of the Lord of Lords and King of Kings, wife of one, mom of two, and grandma of five.  Welcome to my sewing and crafting studio!

Thursday, June 18, 2009

NewLook 6860




Here's the flower girl dress for the previously mentioned aborted wedding. The pattern consists of design elements (A-I) that can be combined for whatever look you're going for. I was asked to use A (bodice) and B (full skirt) and add a sheer overlay to the skirt portion. The dress itself is ivory bridal fabric and the overlay is a tiffany blue bridal sheer. The bodice is lined with a matching ivory bridal satin. I inserted an invisible zipper in the back and I finished the edges of the sheer overlay on my serger with a rolled edge finish. The dress went together very quickly and easily. The instructions are straightforward with no snags. Once I finished all the edges of the overlay, I attached it to the bodice along with the skirt piece all in one motion. I used my invisible zipper foot to sew in the zipper.