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alli.illektro
« on: August 04, 2009 02:11:33 PM »

hi! i found this amazing black cherry colored cotton/poly at SR Harris and i knew i wanted to make a replica of one of my favorite meta dresses out of it! (the pintuck JSK) sooo....tada!


the back is fully shirred Smiley my ruffler foot kept jamming (argh!) so i ended up HAND GATHERING the 30 so yards of ruffles. still- im glad i finished this- the pattern was drafted myself and im kinda impressed it pulled it off! lol

(edited to add pic of back) no action shots yet because im not really a lolita!
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heatherweather33
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2009 02:15:55 PM »

This is gorgeous! I love the color!
Your hands was a brave martyr, gathering all of that!

Maybe a picture of the back/action shot??
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« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2009 02:24:54 PM »

What a beautiful dress it is quite yummy!
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Trocks
« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2009 02:36:53 PM »

It's stunning!  Great job!
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cursive_queen
« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2009 02:37:16 PM »

so gorgeous!  I LOVE meta, you did a lovely job
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« Reply #5 on: August 04, 2009 02:48:15 PM »

Just gorgeous! (And big ups to S.R. Harris!)
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« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2009 02:52:09 PM »

That dress is gorgeous!  Absolutely phenomenal!
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« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2009 02:58:34 PM »

This is an amazing replica. I was scrolling through the new posts quickly and thought, "hey, that's a meta jsk isn't it??" You really did a great job! I love the color of the fabric too - I think it works perfectly for the style of dress. About how long did it take you to make it?
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ceevee
« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2009 03:01:02 PM »

Beautiful replica!  It looks very professional with nice clean seams and pintucks.  Applause for the hand gathering; my fingers and carpels get stiff just thinking about it Embarrassed  And the ruffles turned out so well!
How long did it take you to make?

PS: Go hunt down a lolita and stuff her in this JSK so we can see it in action!  Pleeeease? XD
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« Reply #9 on: August 04, 2009 03:32:04 PM »

wow!  beautiful work.
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