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lady4feet
« on: July 11, 2007 02:19:24 PM »

Well to make a long story short I made this dress (first clothing item I made with a pattern) over a year ago, I messed it up so I got mad and put it in the back of my closet.

While I was doing a closet purge I found it and decided to get off my lazy butt and fix it. Fixed the hem but it's still a bit wonky.



It's a little hard to see in the pic but theres a little bit that sticks out on the front. I'm thinking about putting a red belt/band thing there to hide it but I can't decide if it looks right, what do you guys think?



And a close up of the fabric because I love it  Cheesy

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« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2007 02:22:17 PM »

I like it better with the red belt! looks super cute  Cheesy
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melissafairy08
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2007 02:28:28 PM »

I like the red belt, but what about a more sash style belt? Wider and kind of scrunched, you know?
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charlotteu
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2007 02:37:03 PM »

I love the dress - looks ok with the sash, though the sticky out bit isn't that noticeable. It looks like the fabric's puckered slightly at that point; maybe a bit of restitching would solve it?
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ollieorange
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2007 02:48:02 PM »

I love the belt/sash. If I had your figure I would make it wider to accentuate my waist more. Great fabric too!
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digitallasagna
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2007 02:56:58 PM »

I really like it with the red sash. It makes it more trendy.
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__themidge
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2007 04:21:56 PM »

It's gorgeous!
And I agree, the sash accentuates the dress well.
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Mienna
« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2007 05:05:22 PM »

I think the red belt makes it look very nice, it also flatters your figure.
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Strange Bird
« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2007 05:13:34 PM »

I love this dress!  I think the red belt looks nice with it, but it could use perhaps a buckle?  Or you could simply tie a red bit of fabric around the middle as a sash when you wear it, no sewing involved.  Or, you could just wear it proudly because it looks quite good as it is, especially for a first project!

-Sarah
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lady4feet
« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2007 09:18:02 AM »

Thanks for the compliments and advice guys.  Smiley I'll post new photos when I have the red sash added.
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