Are you ready to swing in 2016 with a fab New Year’s Eve Dress? Or how about creating a memorable fashion moment at a Gatsby Wedding Reception? Then I got you covered with this purple Holiday fringe party dress. I spotted the silhouette of this dress numerous times with feathers at the bottom so I wanted to mix it up with fringe
The beauty of fringe is that it gives movement to your dress and swings with your every move
Enjoy this DIY finge party dress tutorial!
What you’ll need:
– 1 yards/meter of stretch fabric (shop fabrics here or at Metro Textiles NYC)
– Trimmings (shop it here)
I used Cancun Cup Purple Spot, Purple Glimmer Fringe
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– Zippers (shop it here)
– fabric scissors
– sewing machine (I used a Juki sewing machine)
The Holiday season is around the corner and anything festive is synonymous with dresses in my opinion. When I spotted the Nicole Miller dress worn by Beyonce I loved how it can be worn both in a chic way and be dressed down at the same time or be worn at work.
Although it’s a simple grey dress what makes it pop are the trimmings added to the finishing look. And the fact that is was worn by Beyonce otherwise nobody would be talking about it lol
Basic Sewing, Cutting, Measuring and Pressing tools & supplies
Decorative Trimmings Christmas Boot How to:
Increase the pattern size and cut out two from the main, lining fabric and fusible fleece.
Following the manufacturer’s directions, press fusible fleece to the back of the main fabric stocking pieces.
Press fusible web to the back of the coordinating print and cut out the two boot accent pieces.
Remove the paper backing from the fusible web and press the cutouts to the front of the boot.
Stitch Midas trim along top edge of the heel accent as well as along the either side of the calf accent.
With right sides together, stitch the two boot sections together. Clip curves and points and turn right side out. Press well.
With right sides together, stitch the two boot lining sections together. Clip curves and points and insert the lining into the inside of the boot. Baste around the top edge.
Measure the top edge of the boot and cut a length of coordinating fabric for the boot cuff this measurement plus 1 inch x 8 inches wide.
With right sides together, stitch the short ends of the cuff together. Press the seam open and fold in half right sides out.
Stitch fringe along the folded edge of the cuff, turning under and overlapping the ends. Cover the top edge of the fringe with Midas trim, stitching along the top and bottom edges, turning under and overlapping the ends.
Cut a 10 inch x 2 inches for the hanging tab. Fold in half lengthwise and press. Open the fold and fold each of the raw edges in towards the middle fold line. Press well then refold along the center fold. Top stitch along either edge.
Fold the hanging tab in half and pin to the back seam line of the boot along the top edge.
Insert the boot cuff into the boot with the trimmed edge facing the inside of the boot. Pin well, then stitch along the top edge using a ½ inch seam. Turn the cuff over the top edge of the boot leaving 1 inch along the inside edge. Press well.
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Decorative Trimmings Holiday Ornaments are simple to make and elegant to hang on your tree, in a window or give as a gift. With the wide variety of trims available from Decorative Trimmings the only problem might be in having to choose between the vast array of braids, trims, laces and fringes.
Place a pin to mark the North and South poles of the foam ball.
Remove the North pin and lay Decorative Trimmings trim across the top of the foam ball, secure with the pin.
Wrap trim across the surface of the ball, remove the South pin and secure the trim.
Wrap the trim across the back of the ball and lay it next to the North pin. Secure with an additional pin.
Continue wrapping the decorative trimmings trim moving over from the last row and adding pins to secure until the entire surface of the ball has been covered. Note: Due to the wrapping of the trim around the N and S points of the ball, the ornament shape will turn into an oval.
Add a drop of glue to the end of the decorative trimmings trim and insert it in behind the last piece of trim.
Cut a 10 inch piece of trim. Form a loop, overlapping the two ends and insert a pin through both ends. Add a drop of glue to the end of the pin and insert it into the top of the wrapped ornament to serve as the hanger. Let dry.
Cut a length of decorative trimmings trim equal to the center width of the foam ball plus 1 inch. Wrap trim around the center of the ball and secure with pins, overlapping the trim neatly. Add a drop of glue if necessary.
Using a needle and thread; insert a double strand of thread through the eye of the needle, do not knot thread. Insert the needle through a small bead, bringing the ends of the thread back through the eye of the needle. Thread on additional beads using all four strands of thread. Stitch into the wrapped trim to secure the beads to the bottom of the ornaments Trim excess threads and add a drop of glue to secure the stitching.