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1940s Star Trek Dress (Part 2)

I’ve made some progress on my 1940s Star Trek dress. I still need to do some finishing touches, but the major parts are done. (The skirt, sleeves, and bodice bottom need to be hemmed, the zippers need finishing, and I need to make piping for the neckline. I’d like to fuss a bit with the front gathers as well).IMG_7809

Obviously it will need a good ironing once it’s done!IMG_7811

I am also trying to decide whether to buy official TNG pips or to use these fancy buttons I have from my stash.IMG_7813

You can read about Part 1 here.


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8 responses »

  1. It looks great so far! The buttons are beautiful! I am torn whether I would like the buttons or pips better but I get a little OCD about these things. It would have never occurred to me to do a 1940s/Star Trek mashup.

  2. Looking good! The peplum on the top is really cute.

  3. Brava! Brava! I have the same blouse pattern languishing on my shelves and omg if I am not so excited to see how this turns out!

  4. I absolutely love this! The whole outfit is beautiful and also makes my geek heart very happy. I also love your commentary on the pattern, it has made me add this pattern to my list!


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