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Topic: Peacock print dress...my first dress!  (Read 1387 times)
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Casey1201
« on: August 09, 2009 06:28:21 PM »

I started off using a pattern but ended up just winging it because I forgot that I hate patterns Smiley The top is a dark dreen linen material, fully lines. The back is shirred and the ties are actually just bias tape in dark purple to match the skirt portion of the dress. Ok on to the pics. Sorry for the crappy pic of me wearing it, I didnt have anyone to take it so I had to improvise...


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The back


The front.

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« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2009 07:11:10 PM »

wow, you did shirring on your first dress?! i would have never attempted that! (still havent, in fact) nice job, love the colors.
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« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2009 07:14:51 PM »

I was kinda forced to haha...the top ended up being too small so I added some fabric and since I have still yet to buy a zipper foot for my machine, I went with shirring instead.
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« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2009 04:55:02 PM »

LOVE the ideas behind the fabrics. Picked so well!
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« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2009 07:34:59 PM »

love the fabrics and the shape of the skirt! looks great.
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