I really like to create with embroidery.
this is a dance dress I made for my daughter.

Views: 17

Attachments:

Replies to This Discussion

It's beautiful. What type of dance does she do?
What is the underlying fabric?
Is there applique as well as embroidery?
Thanks,
She is an Irish dancer, and the level she competes at is where the dancer can wear a solo dress instead of a school dress, which every one in the dance school wears untill they get to a high level, and they also wear it for team competition.
the dress is green velvet and is lined with white peau de soie
The pleat is also white peau de soie, with embroidery.
The harp is applique with embroidery on it too.
I used to do a lot of sewing and remember making a fancy blouse of peau de soie (gosh I love the way that sounds). I used to keep my machine out at all times, but, now this computer sits on the table. It seems like such an effort to get everything set up - threaded, bobbin wound, etc, that I rarely make anything anymore. Plus, all of the fabric chains are now carrying more crafting materials than fabric.
Anyway, the dress is something that she can keep forever. What a treasure.
It is entitely lined inthelovely sounding and looking white peau de soie. The first time she wore it she sat on a Blueberry muffin!!
Thankfully, I know what I am doing and the entire dress is handwashable.
I washed it ad it all came out of the white.
OMG, what a hoot. Sitting on a blueberry muffin is nearly as bad as sitting on a peanutbutter knife!
does she do ceili, sean nos or step dancing? i am involved some traditional irish music festivals in the north east, you may be interested in my friend kirean's site
http://www.kieranjordan.com/
the dress is quite beautiful
That dress is so pretty! I am more of a cross stitch girl myself. I have never done anything on clothing though.
Sure the dress is cute, but the daughter! WOW!!!
She takes after her mother!!LOL

RSS

Advertisement



REsources

From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

FDA Docket Extended! We Need You.

If you are new to diabetes advocacy in the traditional sense of the word, you may be thinking, “What the heck is a docket!?” I certainly was the first twenty times I heard it (yes it took that long). For Read on! →

An Open Letter from @AskManny, @DiabetesHF to @NYTRosenthal, @NYTimes

Dear Ms. Rosenthal: I am a person living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 30. I am also the President and co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation, a nonprofit aimed at connecting and mobilizing the diabetes community. Seeing Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF TEAM

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

Emily Coles
(Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Development Manager, has type 2)

Heather Gabel
(Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)

DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator
Bradford (has type 1)

Administrators
Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)

Gary (has type 2)

David (dns) (type 2)

 

LIKE us on Facebook

Spread the word

Loading…

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.

© 2014   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service