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darksidevegan
« on: September 28, 2006 06:52:39 PM »

I just finished this dress last night. The fabric is red with white polka dots. I altered the top from a pattern that I already had and added the white part. Unfortunately I didn't have a long enough zipper for the back so I made it lace up. I think it turned out nicely in the end though.







Comments are greatly appreciated!
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« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2006 07:05:36 PM »

i really love te neckline of it! dress is seriously cute!
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« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2006 07:06:35 PM »

Oh i REALLY like it!! was it too hard? Grin
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« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2006 07:09:29 PM »

Oh i REALLY like it!! was it too hard? Grin

It wasn't too hard, I used McCalls pattern 4460 and changed the neckline. I made button holes for the lace up part and that took a while though! I also added eye hooks to help hold it together in the back.
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« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2006 07:39:02 PM »

awww, its gorgeous.  i love it.  so rockabilly.
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« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2006 11:54:31 PM »

Very nice!  Nice and bold Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: September 29, 2006 12:36:55 AM »

LOVE IT!!!  I so want to make one, but now that I'm thinking it THROUGH more - I wonder if I can actually pull off WEARING ONE??  You look so SWELL in yours!
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« Reply #7 on: September 29, 2006 06:01:17 AM »

cute dress!!! love it and the lace up at the back adds a touch of romance/glamour/I' like it so nya


nice job! I love it Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: September 29, 2006 06:03:38 AM »

cuute! i really like it!
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« Reply #9 on: September 29, 2006 08:50:27 AM »

I really like that dress.
Though Id probably do a green one... or a polka-dotted one...
But the red looks fab on you...
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