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« on: June 21, 2010 05:05:54 PM »

I've been churning out these dresses for the past week and I really love them. It's a thrifted elastic waist skirt with a tank top/scoop neck combo that I made from jersey, which is my new favorite fabric by far. It just skips over the head and is really comfy. I'm experimenting a bit with length and whether to make them babydoll style or have the skirt hit at the waist.

And after making three of these dresses I saw the same thing (but uglier, I think ;P) at Target!! I had no idea. I like mine haha.






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« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2010 05:21:18 PM »

I usually don't like these, but these are very well done - I like the shape of the neckline, and I like the empire waist.  The belt is a nice touch.  Maybe I will make some of these for summer - they would be perfect for the miserable weather we're having.
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« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2010 05:30:45 PM »

Those are all so fun!
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« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2010 05:30:58 PM »

Those dresses are very pretty! PS...I love the belt in the first pic Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2010 05:47:24 PM »

How did  you attach them Just love them they are so cute and very pretty. Great job.
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« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2010 04:03:29 AM »

Very clever.  Your are much prettier than Target's because they are not mass produced!  Wink
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« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2010 05:24:06 AM »

very nice. I love jersey too, it just feels so nice.
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« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2010 12:51:10 PM »

very clever, they all look great!
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« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2010 04:47:51 AM »

these are cute Cheesy i like the patterns of the skirts, especially the first one
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« Reply #9 on: June 23, 2010 07:12:04 AM »

agreed, all lovely - especially with a belt. my favourite is the last one becasue i like brown & blue Cheesy
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