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LetterGhost
« on: January 14, 2009 01:58:27 PM »

I've been making dresses lately. Generally I make either the top or the bottom and then don't know how to finish it, so I have a bin full of half-finished dresses, but here are a few I've managed to finish.

I had such difficulty with this one, I made three different skirts for it. The top should've been longer, but I'm sick of working on it so it's good enough as is:


Hooded:


Same fabric as above, different colours. This fabric is so soft and comfortable, I bought lots (it was buy 1m get 2m free!!!)


Again, top is too short, waistband too long but if I shortened the waistband now, the skirt would be shorter than I'm comfortable with. I tried a drape-y neckline for the first time--not quite drape-y enough but I think I'll know how to do it next time:


All kinds of things went wrong in the making of this one... well, at least I'm happy with the cowl neck!


Thanks for looking!
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Daymoth
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2009 02:16:50 PM »

I love every one of these! Although the first is my favorite. Amazing job!!
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« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2009 02:39:57 PM »

the first one is really great.
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« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2009 03:26:59 PM »

They all look fantastic, but I absolutely love the first.  Great job.
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« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2009 03:40:28 PM »

Very cute!
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« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2009 04:02:38 PM »

I think you did a great job on all of them!
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« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2009 04:10:49 PM »

some of them are really gorgeous! kinda retro..
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dropdeadred77
« Reply #7 on: January 14, 2009 04:29:40 PM »

Lovely! I love the last two especially. They all remind me a bit of Anthropologie's aesthetic - really attractive!
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phoquess
« Reply #8 on: January 14, 2009 04:39:13 PM »

All of those look great! I love the hoodie-top dress and the high-waisted gray skirt dress best though Smiley
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narhloki
« Reply #9 on: January 14, 2009 05:09:42 PM »

I love the neckline on the first especially.
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