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feelingabitstitchy
« on: June 09, 2011 03:52:43 PM »

I made this dress for a school project. The undergarments that go with it were posted earlier today.









Comments and CritTs welcome!
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embercostumer
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2011 04:14:55 PM »

Very nice and accurate-looking! Did you use a pattern?
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« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2011 04:24:54 PM »

Nice job!  Wish I would have sewed in School
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« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2011 04:36:31 PM »

that's crazy awesome! it's lovely
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« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2011 04:46:34 PM »

It looks very well made. That color looks good on you (or whoever it is in the picture.)
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« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2011 05:12:08 PM »

Thanks all! I used a modified version of the Past Patterns 1850-1860 gathered bodice and the 1850-1863 skirt. and the color is a more dusky blue in person, but i kinda like the bright blue! Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: June 09, 2011 05:12:29 PM »

It's lovely... and a great colour too!
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« Reply #7 on: June 09, 2011 06:20:27 PM »

It's beautiful! Whenever I see these I can't believe that women wore them. Amazing work!
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