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Chibirinoa
« on: January 25, 2012 05:16:17 PM »

Hi all!
I just completed a new gown for the Red Dress Fashion show at my college to benefit World Aids Day. The show was a smash and everyone did really well!
I made this gown just for the show.
The bulk of the work went into the big beaded motif in the center panel, it's made up of lots of bugle and seed beads in a couple of different colors. I had a really fun time with it since it was the first time I used different colors in a beaded motif. The rest of the gown was pretty straight forward except I needed so much of the chiffon that I had to buy out three JoAnn'ss worth of their stock and one ended up a slightly different dye lot! Grrr!

Anyway, onto the pictures!



The dress in progress:

And a closeup of the beading!


Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2012 05:22:08 PM »

that is outstanding.

(hitting this rocks.)
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« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2012 05:45:02 PM »

That is gorgeous! I really, really love the design of the gown. Stellar work!
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« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2012 06:02:25 PM »

Can you come home with me and make all my clothes?  Please?

I love everything about this gown - the outfit, the silhouette, the lovely way the chiffon pools on the floor...and that beading!  I can't imagine how long this took you.  If I had this dress I'd become that crazy woman who goes everywhere around town in a ballgown.
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« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2012 06:09:47 PM »

This is gorgeous!  I love the lines of it through the skirt.  It's truly a beautiful gown!
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« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2012 06:37:02 PM »

This is AMAZING  Shocked
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« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2012 07:02:43 PM »

That is so pretty!
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« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2012 07:08:19 PM »

Love it

Love it

Love IT!!!!!!!
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« Reply #8 on: January 25, 2012 09:30:14 PM »

WoW!  the whole dress is phenomenal!!  Gorgeous design and beadwork.
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« Reply #9 on: January 25, 2012 09:48:09 PM »

This is absolutely beautiful, from the detail work you have in the motif to the perfect way the dress falls and I also love the color. Very very well done!
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