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Sewist: Connie

Project: Formal Evening Dress
Fabric: Silk dupioni
Lining: China Silk with a boned foundation of silk organza and China silk
Buttons: none
Pattern: Vogue V1108 by designer Kay Unger
Notes: This sensational designer dress was no easy feat for this accomplished sewist and student of more than 30 years. With its meticulous detail, boning, and underlinings, Connie's finished project was a show-stopper at the formal wedding she attended and received many compliments. Connie, a former home economics teacher, is a student and substitute teacher here at the studio.