DGD's Little Black Dress

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I didn't have much lead time on this project. I was asked on the 9th  
if I could make her a performance dress, we discussed style, and drew  
sketches, then shopped for fabric on the 11th.  I pre-washed  
everything, merged three patterns and drafted a different neckline,  
made a bodice toile, had a  fitting on the 16th, made some adjustments  
then cut the fabric and started sewing. Marked the hem on the 23rd.  
Machine stitched the satin hem, hand sewed the chiffon hem. The  
finished dress was delivered Thursday the 27th, DGD flew off to New  
York on Saturday.


I have pictures of the dress on a dress form, I'll have to wait for  
pictures of it on her until she returns (unless she sends me images  
wearing it while she's gone).

DGD arrived on the Purchase College campus this morning, she appears  
today on the NYO web site, middle person upper left image:


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Congratulations on a wonderful job!  I'm sure your DGD felt pleased with  
this dress.
Barbara in wet SC  

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Beverly, I didn't realize that she would be playing in my neck of the woods.
SUNY purchase as the college is known in NY is just down the road  
apiece, about 60 miles south. I hope the weather improves for her. We  
have had so much rain, since yesterday, and from the look of the weather  
report it's not about to improve this week.
Congratulations again to Blair, you and your family on her  
accomplishment. You must all be so proud of her.

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They are having a concert on Thursday, June 11, 7:00PM at the college.

Another one on the 13th at  the Kennedy Center in D.C.

Their European concerts are sold out.  I'm agonizing at not being able  
to attend.  :-(


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She was thrilled.

I'm afraid it (the fabric and style) was not a great choice for  
travel, but she'll figure that out.  :-}


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