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« on: August 05, 2007 03:09:10 PM »

I found the most kickass pokemon sheet in my local thrift store and decided that I MUST HAVE IT. so I did.

I kinda looked at it for a few days whilst I made myself some pants for which I'll make a different post later.

I'd been wanting a shirtdress for a loooong time. I've been meaning to make one since january, but didn't see any patterns I really liked, and they were all ultra expensive. uncool, pattern companies, uncool.

so I'm boycotting! This summer I've been making my OWN damn patterns...that's right, take that. So I whipped one up yesterday and tossed a dress together. All I had to do this morning was put darts in and hem. Even though I'll be 20 in a month, my mumsy still makes me go to bed. o__0;;;;

so behold, here's the pokemon shirtdress of doom!

general sass-tastic pose. grawr

closer to show the oversized, loli-rific collar and poofy cap sleeves. I blinked.

and my mom wanted me to hold a tomato and look at it. I'm just so deep, am I not?

I'm wearing a petticoat under it, since I wanted a nice, full skirt. One could easily make a more narrow one. Actually, I plan to do so when I make my next one. Maybe even a pencil skirt for a change of pace.

If anyone wants guidelines for making one, I could definitely help. *pleased with self*

(lets hope these images work properly...they so aren't in my preview...ah...boo, just try the links, then whilst I'm fixing it)

ETA- I hath defeated the evilness that is photobucket! huzzah!
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« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2007 03:35:23 PM »

i really like this dress. Tho i'm not a fan of pokemon I like the style. poofy sleeves are awsome! and this dress looks really good on you! btw the tomatoe shot really made me giggle!  Grin

« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2007 03:59:36 PM »

That is too cute! I also like the sleeves, and the size of that collar!

<3 Pikachu Wink

« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2007 04:02:37 PM »

I love it! Looks great on you, by the way. Too bad all the thrift stores around my area are kind of lame and don't have any Pokemon awesomeness. Do you think you could show/ tell me how you did the top?

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« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2007 04:37:49 PM »

that's so great! the title's hilarious too, by the way

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« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2007 07:09:09 PM »

I totally went "eeee!" when I saw this dress, it's TOO cute. Smiley

(and you rock for making the pattern yourself-- it's great)
« Reply #6 on: August 05, 2007 07:14:51 PM »

haha, i love pokemon. that is so rad. i want one of those
« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2007 07:18:54 PM »

Awesome job especially considering you made the pattern yourself! Amazing!
« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2007 05:06:59 AM »

that is way hot! freakin awesome! i love it! go pikachu!  Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2007 11:07:08 AM »

That is such a dear dress! You make me laugh with the title and the tomato, hehe Grin
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