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Topic: Welcome Home Tim:: The "my girlfriend's a pinup" dress ((NEW PICS))  (Read 13176 times)
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« on: January 18, 2007 07:47:50 PM »

So i wanted to wear a pretty dress for when my one and only returned from work ((three weeks on, three weeks off if you've been stalking me Smiley )). I'll be meeting him at the airport and I wanted him to get off the plane with all his other workmates and go, "See that girl? She's mine."

So I made this.


Pretty tight in the boobage area eh? prolly won't be wearing a bra with this one haha. Also the straps will get in the way as the 'straps/sleeves' are so far apart.

It's had many names since i purchased the fabric, originally it was the "i'm a retro housewife on  her honeymoon in hawaii" then it went to the Island Fever dress, but I don't tan, so there goes that idea Smiley

This is the Tim dress Smiley ((also the prototype for what I'm thinking my wedding dress may look like))


Pattern made by me. So yeh, if you've seen my Voodoo Love dress, you'll notice that I drafted them pretty identical. This one is a tighter fit as I wasn't really concentrating on the sideseams. I took the little strappy parts off the first pattern i made, so it was strapless, then drafted this strap shape from the parts I cut off. Pretty simple, but effective Wink


I really love this dress. I made my own bias binding too, out of the scrappy pieces of fabric ((I had an issue with the armholes so I bound them))

Oh yeh, and because i wanted to look 'tropical' i took the photos near the only 'tropical' looking tree we have, completely forgetting that my iron is not a native tree dweller, so here is the obligatory iron shot ((Again, if you've been post stalking me, you'll realise there is a method to the madness))


It looks really tight doesn't it? It's just the fabric, I hate ironing ((I HATE THE IRON mostly)), I mean, it is tight on me, but not as sausagey as it makes me look there lol Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2007 07:54:20 PM »

That's really cute! I don't think it looks tight at all, there's a difference between tight and well fitted.  You must let us know what your beau thinks of you!
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« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2007 08:00:42 PM »

as always super hot ! great dress and great pics . you look no where near sausagy ... I really love the back .. how in front it looks likw the back is lower ( like the same level as the front ) but then wow when you trun around its a big surprise.. i like it !
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« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2007 08:04:41 PM »

Nice and modest... errr sort of lol
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« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2007 08:06:59 PM »

I love the patter.  It's wonderful. 
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« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2007 08:07:22 PM »

Ooh cool.
Im sure Tim will love it.
Ah Tim, coming home.
I like the top part of the dress. With the neckline and stuff like that. It looks cool.
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« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2007 08:16:39 PM »

Hurray for tim!
yay the link. and the extremely tight around the boobage top. and liddle excellent sleeve straps. [i told you all thie already] oh well. perhaps next time you should pay more attention to the sideseams , eh?
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« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2007 09:34:47 PM »

this turned out really great!
i love your dresses
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« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2007 10:43:07 PM »

beautiful  Smiley
It doesn't look sausagey at ALL, you look super in it
and thanks for the iron shot, I wouldn't want to miss out on that  Wink
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« Reply #9 on: January 18, 2007 11:48:22 PM »

girl that dress is cute (i'd buy smthing like that)(i would try to make it but i just havnt had the guts to mess with zippers)
your b/f is going to want to show you to the world in that outfit very very sexy.

tim will wish he never left!! Wink
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