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« on: March 08, 2010 03:57:51 PM »

So, I made another dress for my school's second annual Victorian Ball. This year, it was the bustle period we were working on. I spent 3-4 weeks on the dress. It was tiring, took 2 zippers (I broke one), and almost 10 yds of fabric. I'm so glad it's over. The ball was great and I had a date this year. I made his vest out of left-over material from my skirt. He kept saying how he couldn't dance that well, but by the end we were waltzing, lol Smiley


Here's one of the professional photographs. As usual I look like I'm about to blink. Doesn't it look like a dorky prom picture? haha






This picture does him no justice. But it shows the buttons. They are vintage buttons from who knows when.



Thanks for looking Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2010 04:09:44 PM »

gorgeous colours, grea cut &workmanship, and you two make a lovely couple. i hope things work out for you...!
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« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2010 04:27:14 PM »

oh hay.....i like yer dress! Grin
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« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2010 02:46:45 PM »

Wow thats amazing. I love old dress patterns they are always so pretty. And that fabric is such a great colour. I'm jealous!!!
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« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2010 09:05:17 AM »

that is a very pretty dress
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