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« on: August 01, 2010 12:43:39 AM »

Hi! Here is the fabulous dress I made for Greazefest this weekend. I made it in a 50s swing dress style but sadly did not get to dance. I did however have an RAAR grr ugggh time, saw some great bands and got like a million ideas for dresses I want to make.

The dress is made of some polka dot cotton that has a little bit of stretch in it and is fully lined with a regular center back zip. The sleeves are part of the front/back pieces then there is a separate piece under the arms as well. I didn't finish that part particularly well but since it's under the arms and hidden I didn't mind so much.


This bag was made by Psycho Sue! I eat it so much and it totally matched my hair-piece and necklace.


I also made my lovely friend's dress. Originally posted here; http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=354790.msg4148927#msg4148927



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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2010 12:54:40 AM »

Its beautiful! I must also comment that I like your necklace!
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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2010 02:46:27 AM »

CUTE!!! Cheesy Can never go wrong with a bit polka dot action. Smiley Lovely stuff, as always. -x-
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« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2010 02:49:41 AM »

Oh, this is just plain cuuuuutness  Cheesy
eat polka dots and the bow is ghoulish.
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« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2010 03:04:53 AM »

eat the dress!  The big pink bow is a very nice touch!
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« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2010 04:09:18 AM »

Cute dress, and absolutely gorgeous fabric! Smiley Nice one.
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« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2010 05:07:01 AM »

That's so beautiful.  I don't understand why people don't still wear those!
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« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2010 05:47:08 AM »

This dress is beautiful, I adore the colours and the bow!
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« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2010 06:13:18 AM »

Both dresses are absolutly adorable! I'd wear them in a heartbeat!!! I'm on a retro/polka dot kick too, so this is just feeding my crafting fire!!! Great work.
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« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2010 12:54:55 PM »

I eat the polka dotted one. Cheesy!
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