So I know I said I was done sewing for the day, the thing is the unfinished project was TAUNTING me! Seriously it was. It was saying finish me please, your daughter will be so excited after school! I would like to give a special thank you to my two year old for taking a two hour nap and letting mommy finish her project. thank you thank you!
If you missed part one click here
Here is where we left off:
Next step in the project is making the bow that goes around the wast. I took a two forty inch eight inch wide pieces and sewed them together to make one long piece:
Then fold over, inside out, and do a zig-zag stitch to make the strip of fabric a tube. When finished turn right side out and iron it down flat:
Now attach to the dress where the stitching shows on the pleats. Making sure the seam of the two pieces of ribbon fabric are on the seam of the dress. Then cut the trim on the one side that is now uneven. This way you wont see where you sewed the two pieces together.
Then take the ends and cut them at an angle and do a zig-zag stitch to close them:
(my pics are a bit blurry on this, couldn't get it focused for some reason) I then glued five little crystals in the middle of the flower. Finally I sewed the flower on the dress by hand: