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« on: January 18, 2011 02:26:07 PM »

I live in Brisbane, Australia and pretty much all Summer it has been cold and rainy. Then we had a flood. But the tides are receding and we finally have some hot, sunny weather again. Like 95 degrees (Fahrenheit) hot! I plan on enjoying what's left of Summer and making more dresses   Cheesy

Here is my latest. Let me know what you think  Smiley


The belt I bought on sale at Barkins.



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« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2011 02:35:34 PM »

Hey, I also live in Brisbane! I hope you and your loved ones weren't affected by the flooding!
Your dress is gorgeous! I adore the print and the shape of the dress. The belt is just perfect for this dress.
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« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2011 02:37:42 PM »

Wow! That's awesome! Girl's got skills! Where did you find the print?? Hope you or anyone you knew didn't get too wet in ze floods, pretty freaky.
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« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2011 04:16:59 PM »

Thank you for the lovely comments. I was not affected by the floods directly. A girl at my work had water covering the roof of her home so we've started a collection for her. I hope all the Brisbane crafters are ok too.

The belt is just perfect for this dress.
Isn't it just! I've been wearing this belt with just about everything.

Wow! That's awesome! Girl's got skills! Where did you find the print??
Thanks! I just got the fabric at Spotlight. It's a fairly heavy cotton so I didn't bother lining it either. Hopefully I won't come to regret that.
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« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2011 04:46:49 PM »

i've been craving a hawaiian print dress, and this just hits the spot.  i love the lines of it, esp the neckline. i'm hoping to find a nice large aloha shirt to recon myself in time for summer here
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« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2011 09:40:17 PM »

that is lovely!!! the red belt goes so well with it, love the cut too. Nice work!!
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« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2011 12:20:34 AM »

Soo cute!!! Love the print.
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« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2011 09:39:36 AM »

this is too hot for words!
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« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2011 09:58:48 AM »

Expecting another two feet of snow in the next day or so where I am, this made me especially jealous! So summery and very nicely executed! The belt is just the perfect accessory, too.
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« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2011 01:58:37 PM »

Here's a couple of photos of me wearing it. The gentleman in the black suit is Eddie Nichols of Royal Crown Revue! ♥

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