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« on: March 25, 2011 04:50:06 PM »

I love Modcloth.com. They have the greatest styles, but alas, they don't make things for us plus size gals. So how disappointed I was when I saw this AMAZING teal, ruffly dress. I wanted it so much. But then I remember that I bought some jersey material on clearance that was almost the exact same color! I didn't have enough to make a dress, but I did have enough to make a shirt!

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(The pic of me is a little funky because I didn't have anyone to take it for me, lol)

Even though it's not exact, I'm really happy with how it turned out! As I said, I used a jersey type material instead of chiffon. For the bodice, I used Butterick 5454. The ruffles and the bottom, I made up myself. I did put the bow on it, but I have it tying the back because it looks better that way on me.

Now, I just have to wait til the **5inches of snow** (how mad I am about that!) melts aways so I can wear it!
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« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2011 04:56:37 PM »

Very pretty!

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« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2011 04:57:19 PM »

Ooooooo! That color looks great! The neckline is really nice. Good job!!

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« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2011 05:02:16 PM »

Ooh, you are totally rocking that shirt! The color and the cut of it looks really pretty ^_^

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« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2011 05:25:05 PM »

Oh, so pretty! You did an awesome job Grin

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« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2011 05:49:34 PM »

It's fantastic. You look great!

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« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2011 05:50:06 PM »

Gorgeous and inspirational! I too share your love/frustration of Modcloth, congrats on turning it positive!

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« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2011 07:40:51 PM »

That dress is great, and your shirt is a perfect interpretation of it.  Also, at first, I did not think you were wearing pants.


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« Reply #8 on: March 25, 2011 08:36:20 PM »

Oh wow, I love it when a vision comes to life like that.  ROCKS!

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« Reply #9 on: March 26, 2011 01:47:12 AM »

That is a fantastic dress and I love your interpretation of it.  It is really flattering and the ruffles are too cute!  I love everything on modcloth but find its too expensive with shipping to the uk so I am restricted to staring and sighing heehee

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