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by CherylT
Sat Dec 26, 2015 7:48 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Red Dickens on the Strand dress 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 13458

Red Dickens on the Strand dress 2015

This year's dress for Dickens on the Strand, Dec 5th, 2015, Galveston, TX...The skirt inspired by Michelle Pfeiffer's red gown in "Age of Innocence". I used TV225 Fantail skirt pattern, embellished with rouging and box pleats. the bodice I used TV422 Dinner Bodice with an extended tail for...
by CherylT
Thu Oct 30, 2014 10:07 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Red & Gold 2011 Dickens Dress
Replies: 2
Views: 5209

Red & Gold 2011 Dickens Dress

Here's another dress I made several years ago. This has to be my very favorite so far. Simple but fun and festive for the Christmas holidays. This was made with TV 460 1885 Cuirass Bodice, TV 324 1878 Long draped overskirt, TV 1885 Four Gore Underskirt, worn with TV101 Petticoat. At the time I could...
by CherylT
Wed Oct 22, 2014 7:09 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: 2013 Pink Dicken's Dress
Replies: 6
Views: 9214

Re: 2013 Pink Dicken's Dress

I used TV 125, 1879 Petticoat w/ Detachable Train. I already made the petticoat so I made the detachable train and tacked it to the side seams of the skirt to keep it place. I also cut a piece of flannel backed vinyl and based it to the bottom of the detachable petticoat train (vinyl side down) so i...
by CherylT
Wed Oct 22, 2014 3:10 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: 2013 Pink Dicken's Dress
Replies: 6
Views: 9214

2013 Pink Dicken's Dress

I never had posted any of my dresses before. Since this year I haven't had a chance to sew, I'm posting the dress I made for Dickens on the Strand last year. I made it using TV patterns TV 225 1878 Fantail Skirt & TV 460 1885 Cuirass Bodice with some "tweaking". I added 5 rows of rougi...
by CherylT
Tue Nov 17, 2009 3:59 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Amanda's Skirt Dickens 09
Replies: 9
Views: 6673

I have been in & helping organizing the Thanksgiving parade since 1992. This year we are not doing it. It's been a long family tradition for along time. It's alot of work getting young girls to fill all my dresses in my closet. I have over a dozen dresses and I always had a dress that every girl...
by CherylT
Tue Nov 17, 2009 1:56 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Amanda's Skirt Dickens 09
Replies: 9
Views: 6673

I am going to wear my red dress again. I haven't had time to make a new one. I did finish a dress I started 7 years ago. A Symplicity pattern, modified in a bronze brocaide and black faille.I finished it for one of my daughters... I had to take my bodice in 3inches all over. But, if I have time I wi...
by CherylT
Tue Nov 17, 2009 10:07 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Amanda's Skirt Dickens 09
Replies: 9
Views: 6673

Very, very nice. I can't wait to see the rest. I absolutely love the bustle. Brown is one of my favorite colors. I wear it almost everyday...BTW be at Westminister Abby at 11:30 am on Saturday at Dicken's and see me honored by the Queen!! First time women are being honored!!!
by CherylT
Tue Nov 17, 2009 10:06 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Amanda's Skirt Dickens 09
Replies: 9
Views: 6673

Very, very nice. I can't wait to see the rest. I absolutely love the bustle. Brown is one of my favorite colors. I wear it almost everyday...BTW be at Westminister Abby at 11:30 am on Saturday at Dicken's and see me honored by the Queen!! First time women are being honored!!!

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