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Topic: Different kind of fairy wings and a froofy dress to match  (Read 944 times)
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rossie
« on: May 26, 2011 06:02:21 PM »

In yet another demonstration of my impractical but very fluffy sewing, I made a fairy dress.  I wanted something different for the wings though; while I do like the fairy wings made from a wire frame and stretched stocking net, this dress seemed to need something else.  So I came up with these:




 

They are stamped with a butterfly wing design in gold fabric paint, then beaded and sequined to ridiculous levels.  There's some wire in there to give the wings some support and a button hole in the centre to attach it to the button up back of the dress.  They are backed with some of the silver stuff left over from this project - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=368567.0


Some images of the rest of the dress:








There's some more pics on the blog too and a bit more detail about that moth eaten fabric here
http://www.summerfaire.com/2011/05/of-fluttering-wings-and-fairy-things.html 


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Mommakitn
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2011 06:57:00 PM »

As an adult I would totally sport that dress, the details are awesome.
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« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2011 12:40:15 AM »

absolutely beautiful! what lovely detailing and I love the colours
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diannaleigh
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2011 01:24:45 PM »

The details, the colors, the entire outfit.. It is just fantastic!
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rossie
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2011 06:43:27 PM »

Thanks Smiley  I really enjoyed putting in all those little details. 
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TeenyBunny
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2011 11:30:50 PM »

Fabulous! I love the color and all the detail work.
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