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shellet
« on: October 10, 2009 02:55:20 AM »

My sister in law had an Alice in Wonderland themed 21st party, and I didn't want to pay $$$ to hire a costume so I decided to make one, pretty daunting since I hadn't made a dress before!

Turned out pretty well, the stripes took me the longest to sew together! I sewed the Tulle onto the lining pretty dodgy but it worked in the end!



Cute Cheshire cat button I found





Action shot, in the middle of a messy night!



You can see the tulle better here

It was definately a good learning experience!
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« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2009 03:52:49 AM »

That is great! Your hair looks perfect for the costume too. Good job.
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« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2009 04:34:32 AM »

ooh friggen amazing!! its really cute
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« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2009 06:36:34 AM »

that's adorable, and spot on Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2009 04:52:15 PM »

Thanks guys! I was pretty happy with it, especially since I winged it haha Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2009 05:45:17 PM »

That is so cute! I love your pigtails too. Very good for your first dress.
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« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2009 10:10:13 AM »

I don't understand why this hasn't gotten more comments!  This is AWESOME!  And a PERFECT interpretation of the Cheshire Cat!  Beautiful job.  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2009 06:45:37 AM »

A very cute and well made interpretation of the Cheshire Cat. I can't believe it's your first dress!
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« Reply #8 on: October 13, 2009 07:16:40 AM »

aww thank you Smiley I am trying to find an excuse to wear it again!
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