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Styling Tips:
1. This shift dress is elegant enough to make its own statement, but gold jewelry (especially bracelets) would set off the motif.
2. Belt the dress with a neutral, light colored sash or belt.

Posted by Jenna C. from New York, New York, United States • Published See Jenna C.'s 118 projects »
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  • How to sew a lace dress. Gold Victorian Lace Dress - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your materials.

  • How to sew a lace dress. Gold Victorian Lace Dress - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut two strips of lace trim to measure the entire length of the dress.

  • How to sew a lace dress. Gold Victorian Lace Dress - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut apart one of your strips: cut away the trim's edges.

  • How to sew a lace dress. Gold Victorian Lace Dress - Step 4
    Step 4

    Then, cut out the small flower motifs inside the strip.

  • How to sew a lace dress. Gold Victorian Lace Dress - Step 5
    Step 5

    You should have one long strip of trim intact, and now two new piles of trim from your fancy scissor-work.

  • How to sew a lace dress. Gold Victorian Lace Dress - Step 6
    Step 6

    Glue your intact strip of trim down the center front of the dress.

  • How to sew a lace dress. Gold Victorian Lace Dress - Step 7
    Step 7

    Let dry completely.

  • How to sew a lace dress. Gold Victorian Lace Dress - Step 8
    Step 8

    Glue scalloped trim edges parallel to large center strip, from bottom to top.

  • How to sew a lace dress. Gold Victorian Lace Dress - Step 9
    Step 9

    Let dry completely.

  • How to sew a lace dress. Gold Victorian Lace Dress - Step 10
    Step 10

    Affix trim scrap flowers around the parallel strips to create desired motif.

  • How to sew a lace dress. Gold Victorian Lace Dress - Step 11
    Step 11

    Let dry completely, and try it on!

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Demonymphetamine
Demonymphetamine · Turmero, Aragua, VE · 49 projects
better use thread and machine than the glue ...to add these laces to your dress...perhaps the glue can hurt youre clothes....hugs....beautiful idea...im going to make some modifications to my white simple dress too...*___*
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JK Baby
JK Baby · 3 projects
GORGEOUS!
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pingu p.
pingu p.
looooooooooove~! =3
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sharon n.
sharon n.
this is perfect!
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Hana
Hana · Gdynia, Pomeranian Voivodeship, PL · 13 projects
fantastic!
a must-make for me!
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CharlieCabana
CharlieCabana · Bellingham, Washington, US
Wow!!!
So simple, but so chic! Brilliant!
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JoJo
JoJo · 5 projects
This is really really nice i LOVE it!!!
Im going to have to find somewhere in the uk that sells tops like that...
Any ideas please let me know Happy
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Jenna C.
Jenna C. · New York, New York, US · 123 projects
The lace and the dress are available at www.newyorkdesignshop.com!
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fashionablesyd
fashionablesyd · 6 projects
absolutely loves it!!
great idea.
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♥ Mimi Foxtrot♥
♥ Mimi Foxtrot♥ · Cliffside Park, New Jersey, US · 47 projects
(!o!)OOOHHH! so cute~~~must make~~`
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