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« on: July 23, 2009 06:39:30 AM »

I was having a mad MAD panic.. I'd been organising a photoshoot for weeks now & promised to supply the wardrobe.. it was now the night before the shoot, and I had one.. unfinished dress!! AAAAHHHHHHHH PANIC! I quickly finished the first dress & all of a sudden I found this skirt in my huge 'reconstruction box', that I'd bought from a charity shop a couple of days before! I then raked about in my fabric stash and found a 1970s vintage caravan curtain that my gran gave me a few weeks before, fortunately the two went together perfectly! So I made a bodice and put the two together, this is how it all turned out Cheesy

ps, the watermarks are there as the majority of my photography goes up online, you'd be surprised at how often these end up on myspace Sad!

The whooooole thing!


Detail of the luffly 70s caravan curtain!


The back Cheesy


Any comments & crit is greatly appreciated!!

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« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2009 06:47:54 AM »

WOW! Thats absolutely gorgeous!! I cant believe it! Way to craft it up! *smiles*
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« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2009 07:05:52 AM »

Beautiful!
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« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2009 07:07:18 AM »

Oh my goodness. So lovely! That's all I can think to say. Simply lovely.
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« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2009 07:21:59 AM »

That is stunning, beautiful, I just love it Kiss
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« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2009 07:28:08 AM »

Gorgeous!! I always love your work!
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I'm in love. I need it.
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What a beautiful dress!!! Love it!
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« Reply #8 on: July 23, 2009 08:43:57 AM »

it is stunning, such a great recon
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« Reply #9 on: July 23, 2009 09:13:12 AM »

So pretty, I love these delicate colors!


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