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hilarei
« on: October 14, 2011 05:43:52 AM »

a local fabric store was going out of business after 50 years. found lots of goodies in their sale. one was a remnant of mesh embroidered with beautiful flowers. as soon as i saw it i new what i wanted to make with it.  two years later i was able to create the dress. ( i got pregnant with my son in between, and had to wait for time, motivation, and my shape to come back Wink )  i'm not great at creating patterns, so i altered New Look 6468, cutting out the panel for the sheer embroidered remnant, and adding a small lace-up section

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« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2011 05:50:28 AM »

That is beautiful <3
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« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2011 06:02:47 AM »

Beautiful - and such a great idea!  If you hadn't told us we'd never know it was a remnant.  LOVE this!  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2011 06:25:47 AM »

Very pretty!
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« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2011 06:34:44 AM »

What a gorgeous dress! LOVE it!
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« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2011 06:46:23 AM »

That is absolutely gorgeous on you!!!  I LOVE it.   
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« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2011 06:53:15 AM »

thanks so much!!!  it was EXTREMELY satisfying to make my "vision" a reality. i was bouncing off the walls Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2011 07:09:07 AM »

don't you love it when things just go the way you plan?  Love the dress!
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« Reply #8 on: October 14, 2011 08:06:19 AM »

Gorgeous!
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« Reply #9 on: October 14, 2011 08:22:25 AM »

Wow, that is so beautiful! Great job!
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