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Scarlett O'Hara BBQ Dress - Gone with the Wind by Katikut Scarlett O'Hara BBQ Dress - Gone with the Wind by Katikut
A Gift for my Little sister! The belt is still WIP but the result is quite here :)
I cant wait to see my sister wearing this dress!
I've reproduced the fabric directly from a hd pic of the original dress and it's available here:
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Hermyonee Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014  Student General Artist
wow where did you find the fabric?? it's right th same!! 
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Katikut Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I've made it myself :)
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Hermyonee Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Student General Artist
wow!! great job ! 
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manart-illu Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Waaaaaaaaaah , I haven't words ! Where did you find this sewing pattern?
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Katikut Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Made it myself if you talk about the fabric, bought one from truly victorian (ball gown bodice) for the shape ;)
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Sushiprincess Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Sorry to bother again. I've checked out your blog about making the BBQ dress but still have a couple of questions. My french is not the best nor am I the greatest seamstress around, so please excuse if you have already written about it in your blog:

- I've seen that you have first made a bodice from plain white cotton (?) first, then sewn the fabric with on it, did you make also a white skirt first, before sewing the actual skirt? And how I do sew a skirt like this anyway?

- I guess I would need a hoop skirt, too. Which kind of hoop would I need? I think I rather buy one than making one by myself. Seems kinda complicated

- the ruffles - it seems like you made a green seam, plus the patterned fabric plus some lace with a green ribbon band.

- which kind of corset do you recommend?

Any help is greatly appreciated :) 
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Katikut Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hello! I'll try to answer the best I can:

- I've made a white lining first, then covered it with the BBQ fabric :)
You can make a white ruffle petticoat if you need it (I generally put one under my crinolines so you can't see through the skirt and the cage, but this one is SO big that a simple petticoat with no ruffles is better. If it's too heavy, the dress will take a 8 shape.

- I've bought mine since this one was really big. Here's mine: i1087.photobucket.com/albums/j…
It seems that it's not available anymore, but you'll find other ones, it's a 5meters one (more that 5yards).

- The ruffles: yes exactly! It's one band of fabric, something like 12 meters.

- I use the silverado corset from laughing moon. Very comfortable! made twice! :)

I hope it helps!
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Sushiprincess Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you sooo much! :hug:

I'm so incredibly in love with this dress that I really want to take the challenge to make one of mine own...and I really do feel inspired by your work :) 
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Katikut Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks a lot !
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Sushiprincess Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm dreaming of this dress, too :heart: where did you get the pattern, maybe I'll be able to make it myself....one day..
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