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alliebeth
« on: May 28, 2010 03:28:52 PM »

Here's my first completed dress of the summer! Cotton jacquard for the skirt, embroidered cotton for the bodice, ruffle and sash. I used a McCall's pattern as a base, but it wasn't long enough in the bust and I wanted other tweaks too, so I re-drafted it. Pretty much all I kept were the princess seams...lol. Replaced the suggested zipper with elastic shirring on the back two panels. I decided not to bone it, although the bodice is lined and the skirt is not. The sash ties in the back and has the cute little triangle-ed ends. Ruffle also a personal addition that I *love*....umm what else..oh, the skirt is gathered. Yeah, that's about it lol.

Only one pic right now because I'm sicky Sad Sorry for the seriously crappy pictures, I was just so excited to share! More and better ones to come in the next couple days (once I can get my bf to take pics instead of having to stand in a mirror lol).


« Last Edit: May 28, 2010 03:36:13 PM by alliebeth » THIS ROCKS   Logged
draqi
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2010 04:38:44 AM »

What a beautiful dress, so summery and flattering  Smiley I love the ruffle, too, it completes the dress, so flirty  Wink
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annajeff.
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2010 12:34:18 PM »

that's really really cute. i love the ruffles too!
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