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Topic: Anthropologie Dress "Lay of the Land"  (Read 7354 times)
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sillygrtz
« on: December 20, 2007 06:54:39 PM »

I found this dress (http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=73615&navAction=jump&search=true ) on Anthropologie, but I wasn't about to pay $300 for it. So I sketched out my own and made it for $40 instead. I absolutely love the way it turned out, I almost cried when I was fitting it because it looked so much like the real dress. Oh, and I used Simplicity pattern 3676 as a base but I altered it so much I don't even have the original pieces anymore.

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Detail of the bodice:



So I'm thrilled about wearing it to upcoming Christmas parties. Let me know what you think!
Thanks!

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Alli_Lucy
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2007 07:09:25 PM »

Gorgeous!  Wonderful job.
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« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2007 07:09:46 PM »

this is beautiful.  i wish i had one just like it.  great job.
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lee-lee ess.
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2007 07:21:27 PM »

This dress is just gorgeous, and really does look like the one by Anthropologie!  Awesome work! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2007 07:41:21 PM »

That is beautiful! You did a great job!  I love that lace Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2007 03:02:39 AM »

This is the christmas dress of dreams! Youve done such a fab job!  (p.s happy holidays!)
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« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2007 04:59:08 AM »

aagh such a gorgeous dress, i would cry too.
well done
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ziabox
« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2007 05:22:02 PM »

WOW
Wonderful job, it really looks like the original one! Really wonderful dress and it looks great on you.
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sprinklez
« Reply #8 on: December 27, 2007 05:59:22 PM »

It looks just like the original. Great job.
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« Reply #9 on: December 28, 2007 01:55:17 PM »

Simply Goregous! Wink
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