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« on: May 02, 2011 09:41:04 PM »

I made this gown for my Fibers class this semester. These photos are the documentation for the project. The ballgown is made from a vintage Gunne Sax pattern. It was the most complicated pattern I've ever used, which was actually pretty fun. I also made the hairpieces, they're mostly those weird fake plants from Michael's that I spray painted black and I hot glued clear river rocks inside the flowers and drew eyes on them. Many thanks to my roommate Deirdre for modeling. The location is Ringing Rocks Park in PA.




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« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2011 09:52:14 PM »

wow ! I love the dress and the hair pieces and omg I have always wanted to visit ringing rocks
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« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2011 12:56:26 AM »

That's gorgeous.  Well done for tackling a difficult pattern.
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« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2011 02:01:39 AM »

spectacular dress, nice work!
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« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2011 09:19:48 AM »

absolutely beautiful!! great work Cheesy i love the hair pieces!



ps i love ringing rocks! haha your model is dancing around the site of my very first concussion Wink those rocks get slippery!
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« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2011 10:06:26 AM »

Great job!  And how awesome with the photo shoot.
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« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2011 12:19:01 PM »

Cool dress. Love the photography too! Vintage patterns can be challenging Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2011 02:39:57 PM »

I love this look!!! I know my daughter would love it too. And she is rockin' some outrageously perfect Helena Bohnam Carter hair!! A+ Awesome, Totally Cool.
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« Reply #8 on: May 04, 2011 05:02:55 PM »

Lovely!
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« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2011 07:09:32 PM »

You did a super awesome job on that whole outfit! She looks so ethereal in that setting, too. Smiley
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