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« on: August 12, 2007 06:37:28 PM »

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Matching twirling dresses for my monkey and her very good friend.  Because I'm insane.  No really, doing some 80 feet of gathering made me want to jump out the window (workshop is in basement, don't worry)



When we see our friend this week I should be able to get some double twirl action shots (can't wait!  Cheesy)

But, for now...


The idea was to try to match the colours in the bodice and sort of make it go darker with every layer.  I didn't get the effect I wanted, but I've got the colours right at least.




(my little yogi.  Seriously, you should see her warrior pose.  No wait, lion is even better  Grin)

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« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2007 06:49:58 PM »

Stinking adorable....as always Wink And the twirly dress in pretty darn cute too.
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« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2007 06:58:36 PM »

Oooooh My!!!  Shocked

I wish I could do such a wonderful thing!!!


Amazing!!!   Roll Eyes
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« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2007 07:15:15 PM »

You are my idol! That is a great dress. I am about to throw myself out the window thinking about gathering that much!
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« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2007 07:38:09 PM »

Thanks all!

livvyloo: you'd better be in your basement!
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« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2007 07:42:41 PM »

Ohhhhhh... my... goodness. So beautiful. What a lucky friend. Also, I love your little girl's hair.
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« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2007 09:30:05 PM »

These dresses make me crazy with envy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I HAVE TO DO ONE!  I started some patch worck last night fora dress.....we must be on the same brain  wave!  It was my first time to do patch work with my serger....yummy!!!!
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« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2007 09:35:33 PM »

i just wanted to let you know, in case you weren't sure, that you have the CUTEST child i've ever seen, even including my darling self. my husband and i are patiently waiting for my sewing ventures to make us some money so we can afford hospital bills for pregnancy/childbirth, but every time i click on one of your posts we get all baby-envious and make stupid silly noises at the screen  Undecided

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« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2007 09:42:29 PM »

thanks all!

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boy, i wish this thing had audio  Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2007 11:02:07 PM »

adorable! I think I'm jealous of your mad patchwork and gathering skills. I definitely don't have the patience to do it on that scale.
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