Blue Silk Crinoline

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Melly
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Blue Silk Crinoline

Postby Melly » Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:33 pm

Not worn yet, but I can't wait :D

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Making of:
Pattern used for the bodice: TV 442 1860s Ballgown Bodice

Petticoat (no pattern used):
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The skirt is just a looong rectangle, gathered at the top and hemmed:
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Mock up:
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Anna and the King was on TV XD
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Some ideas:
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Cathi H
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Re: Blue Silk Crinoline

Postby Cathi H » Tue Sep 03, 2013 11:27 pm

Superbe !!!
I like the dress white the 'Berthe' & I love it without the ' Berthe'.
Congratulations for all your work (the petticoat !!!). :D
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Re: Blue Silk Crinoline

Postby Melly » Fri Sep 13, 2013 8:34 am

Thank you so much, your comments mean a lot to me ^^ I love your work!
David H Smith
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Re: Blue Silk Crinoline

Postby David H Smith » Mon Oct 07, 2013 1:41 am

Splendid, you just need a ball to wear it at now! Dickens Christmas ball in early December if you live in the UK?
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Re: Blue Silk Crinoline

Postby Melly » Mon Oct 07, 2013 2:55 am

Thanks ! I'd love to! So many wonderful events in UK T_T I'm french but I can try to motivate some friends ;)
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Re: Blue Silk Crinoline

Postby David H Smith » Wed Oct 09, 2013 3:41 pm

Well here is the website link Melly! http://www.rochesterdickensfestival.org ... stmas_ball

Maybe Susan and I will see you there in that remarkable dress!
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Re: Blue Silk Crinoline

Postby Cathi H » Thu Oct 17, 2013 4:08 pm

For Susan & David:
Hello from France,
Cathi & David.

Sorry Melly :wink: .
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Re: Blue Silk Crinoline

Postby Ancalime » Sat Oct 19, 2013 10:32 pm

Another gorgeous gown from you <3 Wonderful work!
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Re: Blue Silk Crinoline

Postby Pamlin » Sun Oct 20, 2013 2:29 pm

Stunning!!
So, I have to ask: How many inches is the circumference of that skirt hem?!!?
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Re: Blue Silk Crinoline

Postby Melly » Wed Jan 22, 2014 6:59 am

Oh! Sorry I didn't know that there was a question!
6 meters , which means 240" :)
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Re: Blue Silk Crinoline

Postby Val » Thu Jan 23, 2014 11:49 am

You look like a pretty little cupcake.

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