A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: If you see a project that you think is awesome and deserves to be a featured project, you can click the THIS ROCKS button to nominate it!
Total Members: 302,750
Currently Running With Scissors:
463 Guests and 9 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Gonna dance all night in my new 60's dress  (Read 1540 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
jilltheimpossible
« on: September 17, 2009 11:20:18 AM »

So I'm going to a 60's themed dance party and i decided to make me own dress...the only problem was i can't figure out how to use patterns to save my life. so this was all done without a pattern which caused a little problem in the midriff area. but i'm really proud of it:) its the first thing i've made that actually came out (more-or-less) according to plan.i hope yall like it!



You can probably tell that the white band across the middle isn't totally even all the way across, so i think im just going to throw a wide belt over it to cover it up. other than that i have no idea what to do for accessories....jewelry has always been a weak point for me lol. any ideas on what kind of jewelry/shoes i can use with this? gogo boots maybe? tights?
comments and criticism is always welcome!
« Last Edit: August 24, 2014 04:03:46 PM by jilltheimpossible » THIS ROCKS   Logged

lovesclutter
Offline Offline

Posts: 6404
Joined: 30-Jan-2009

msassive stroke March 18 not right in the head.:(


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2009 12:56:00 PM »

Oh, so twiggy. Love it. We wore a lot of large pendants and macrame jewelry back then and I still have my virgo pendant. Go Go boots definitely if you can find them. A mood ring. and a big floppy hat.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I have a split personality, because you guys crack me up.  AND The best day I ever had was TODAY!
elizabethmae
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2009 01:52:22 PM »

Very cute. I'd wear this outside of a party! I'd pair it with some white tights and some funky boots. Great job, I can't believe you didn't use a pattern! It turned out really well.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

instantblue
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2009 09:37:10 PM »

Tall white boots would look awesome with that dress! And for a 60's look, I agree with big, chunky jewelry. I really like the cut of your dress.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
JenGoPop
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2009 06:08:45 AM »

Big white plastic earrings!

You did a nice job on this dress.  I love the color.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

No more blog + no more facebook = more time for crafting!

I'm also JenGoPop at Ravelry.
i_am_famous
« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2009 12:09:29 AM »

Oh awesome, I hope you're gonna wear it again after the party.

Throw a big pendant on!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Craft a Christmas Gourd Snowman
How to Turn Regular Socks Into Non-Skid Slipper Socks
How to Make Christmas Party Hats
How to Make Your Own Mud Boots
How to Make Beer Hats
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Bird Feeder
Tute Tuesday: Rustic Fabric Pumpkins
I See London; I See France!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.