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Topic: Beauty and the Beast, Belle ballgown! (Goodness, that's a lot of B's.)  (Read 26906 times)
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« on: February 20, 2010 05:39:52 PM »



Tada!!!!
I was in a production of Beauty and the Beast, and I volunteered to make the Belle dress. I didn't actually wear it in the show, since I was Babette, but I wore it for this photoshoot, because it fits me too. That's why having a photographer for a father is very, very handy.

The front looks kind of wonky in the first picture, but oh well.

I made it from an EXTREMELY altered pattern. Seriously, the only thing I left the same was the... skirt. And even then, I cut it longer than the pattern said, so I could bustle it.

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Back!


Those stinking grommets killed my hands!

A lot of blood, sweat, and tears went into this dress, but I am MAJAH pleased with how it came out!
Not half bad for a 16 year old, I think! Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2010 05:57:43 PM »

You did a great job.

I hope the production went well.
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« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2010 05:59:14 PM »

I love this, you did such a great job!
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« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2010 06:05:26 PM »

OMG this is stunning. Amazingly well done!
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« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2010 06:06:28 PM »

This is GORGEOUS! Tongue

I hope to play went well Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2010 06:10:34 PM »

 Shocked WOW. so beautiful. I love it, very much.
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« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2010 06:15:30 PM »

Just gorgeous, both you and the dress!


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« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2010 06:24:13 PM »

Oh, it's so beautiful!  I'm majorly impressed!  Way to go!
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« Reply #8 on: February 20, 2010 06:28:35 PM »

WOWSA this is amazing Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: February 20, 2010 06:32:28 PM »

just amazing! i loved this dress. i made a mini polymer clay cake based on belle in the other forum

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=337295.msg3900935#msg3900935
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