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« on: June 16, 2011 10:43:54 AM »

I saw a photograph of plum poppies on Etsy and was inspired to make a dress. I wanted to do the appliques differently this time, with a more natural, organic feel. I made the stems and leaves 3 dimensional and the flower petals are layered and then have additional stitching to make it look even more like petals. The second dress is one I had in mind for a while. I've been wanting to do the gray and aqua together and some sort of lotus and after the poppies dress, I came up with this one.



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Close ups of lotus flowers






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« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2011 10:52:20 AM »

i don't know what's cuter....the dresses or the girls! Huh
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« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2011 11:00:16 AM »

These are super cute!
I also love the collars on these dresses.
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« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2011 11:14:23 AM »

Cute dresses on even cuter girls!  Cheesy

My favourite is the poppies dress. I love the colour and the shape of that one!

Well done! If only I had girls.... (gladly I do have nieces, ha!)


(and I am very happy with my 2 boys, just in case you were wondering and feeling sorry for my sons  Wink )
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« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2011 11:22:35 AM »

So lovely!! what kind of fabric did you use? I love the shape of them.
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« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2011 11:28:22 AM »

These are amazingly cute dresses!!
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« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2011 11:34:02 AM »

those are simply stunning!any applique tips you could share with us? i love flowers and am feeling very inspired now
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« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2011 12:48:31 PM »

They are so beautiful, especially on your girls!
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« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2011 04:22:20 PM »

They look gorgeous on the girls - everything is so cute.  I love the necklines too.
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« Reply #9 on: June 16, 2011 07:22:17 PM »

these are adorable! love the lotus!
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