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Subject: My earlier comment said $25 - $50 for materials. I assumed using basic crystal or regular satin @ $6.00 - $8.00 per yard-60 in wide, 1 yd. of stiffener (mine is wide enough to get front and back) and $20 - $25/hr labor. That's how we did it in bridal. The hourly rate works out to $40K to $50K in annual salary. I work out of my home, and don't see an increase in utilities when I'm sewing alot. So I don't factor that in. I have a day job. Dance dresses are something I do for creative balance.

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Date Posted: Thursday, January 10, 02:45:38pm
In reply to: - 's message, "Sorry, I meant 2 yards of actual dress fabric, but that alone can cost well over $50 if you are using nice velvet or sequins." on Thursday, January 10, 12:15:50pm

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I've never seen crystal/twinkle/sparkle satin in 60 in wide. Where can I purchase that? (NT)??Thursday, January 10, 03:28:07pm

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