My original plan was to make a black dress with silver sequins, but then my local shop didn't have any black tulle (yep, added
These dang sequins took f-o-r-e-v-e-r, I didn't pay really close attention, but somewhere in the ballpark of 4 hours. But I think it was worth it. At first I was trying to sew two on at a time to save time, but then they didn't lay right so I went with one at a time, and by the end I had mastered picking the sequins up with my needle so I was able to work a lot faster.
Sweet little George, I put the dress on her and she immediately declared, "I a princess! I Cinderella!" and "I so pretty!". I think it is safe to say she loves the dress. I need to figure out other shoes to go with it though...
I was struggling with a button choice, I was trying to use what I had on hand but couldn't find anything "just right". I have had these in my stash for years and always wanted to use them but never knew what for, I think I like them here (too late now, ha!), but I am still undecided. If I didn't need the dress in two days for a party I may have held off and just went to the store. The pop of color is kind of growing on me though.
After seeing A little Gray's version the other day I decided to
I also added 4 layers of tulle and a lining for the skirt. I am undecided as of now on the length of the tulle though, and may end up cutting it so as to not poke out the bottom, hm.... Or maybe I will just be lazy and leave it, ha!