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DIY Quick Gift
Styling Tips:
1. Try this look with a huge string of pearls or a silver sequin-coated cardigan.

Posted by Jenna C. from New York, New York, United States • Published See Jenna C.'s 118 projects »
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  • How to make an embellished dress. Gift Wrapped Little Black Dress - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your materials and plug in your hot glue gun, as well as your iron.

  • How to make an embellished dress. Gift Wrapped Little Black Dress - Step 2
    Step 2

    Lay dress on work surface. Measure 43" of glitter stripping.

  • Step 3

    Optional: Cut the stripping in half to make thinner lines in your motif, or mix and match width.

  • Step 4

    Optional: Cut an additional 12" for a third bow-motif, as we have.

  • How to make an embellished dress. Gift Wrapped Little Black Dress - Step 5
    Step 5

    Lay out stripping in slightly off-center v-neck shape as shown.

  • How to make an embellished dress. Gift Wrapped Little Black Dress - Step 6
    Step 6

    Once desired motif is achieved, iron down stripping using printer paper as a press-cloth. Press 25-30 seconds and then repeat.

  • How to make an embellished dress. Gift Wrapped Little Black Dress - Step 7
    Step 7

    Position bow appliques at intersection of v-motif.

  • How to make an embellished dress. Gift Wrapped Little Black Dress - Step 8
    Step 8

    Once desired motif is achieved, hot glue the appliques in place.

  • How to make an embellished dress. Gift Wrapped Little Black Dress - Step 9
    Step 9

    You might add an additional bow if you spilled some glue on your project... (oops!) Remember: DIY is all about trial and error!

  • How to make an embellished dress. Gift Wrapped Little Black Dress - Step 10
    Step 10

    Let cool completely.

  • How to make an embellished dress. Gift Wrapped Little Black Dress - Step 11
    Step 11

    Once motif is secure, try it on!

  • How to make an embellished dress. Gift Wrapped Little Black Dress - Step 12
    Step 12

    Here's one of our styling tips in action.

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♥Hello Kitty♥
♥Hello Kitty♥ · Bedford, England, GB · 20 projects
That's so cute loving the bows!
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Lolly.Bot
Lolly.Bot · Enfield, England, GB
This is sooooooo cute xxx
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fashionablesyd
fashionablesyd · 6 projects
great idea super cute!!
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fashionablesyd
fashionablesyd · 6 projects
great idea super cute!!
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