I've developed an appreciation for those that used to hand sew each little sequin onto dresses filled with hundreds & thousands of these little delights & I can understand how many of them developed eye problems, headaches & other physical problems, giving new meaning to 'suffering for fashion.' I can now understand why these gorgeous creations where so valuable & valued...
|You may remember this cuff that I posted recently. This is string of green vintage sequins , hand sewn onto my peachy cuff of recycled cotton yarn. Even sewn this way, attaching sequins is a time consuming process...|
|But sewn this way, one by one, takes forever...|
|There are 'only' a little over a hundred sequins here, all stitched individually & it seemed to take hours...|
|I added a little detachable Frida charm or any detachable charm can be added, for different looks...Now Available|
Can you imaging sewing thousands of these, months of minute detail on each dress? Just thinking about it makes those beautiful old dresses & gowns all the more precious, these sweet little bits of metallic sparkle, all the more sweet...SAM
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