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« on: January 18, 2013 08:47:42 AM »

So we are going on our first family vacation in 10 days to Disney World and a Disney cruise. While at Disney world we will be having lunch with the princess'. I wanted to get my daughter a nice dress for the lunch, but the Disney ones weren't what I was looking for. So I decided to make this for her. I designed the pattern myself and referenced a few pictures online.

I made the hat, did all the embroidery and added some glass beads. It was quite hard to make and I had to do a lot of touch ups as well as asking for some help along the way.
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=417675.0
But I'm very happy with how it turned out. This was my first time creating a pattern from scratch. I also learned a lot from it. As you all know it gets very hard to teach yourself some of this stuff when the supplies are so expensive. I didn't realize how heavy the fabric would get, which made it hard to be as poofy as I wanted.
I did the roses on my embroidery machine, they are from http://www.designsbyrothney.com/. She does really nice organza flowers that I love to add to everything.
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« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2013 09:28:19 AM »

Adorable!
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« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2013 10:22:46 AM »

She is so beautiful! Great job!!!
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« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2013 02:14:31 PM »

That is gorgeous!  Making a pattern from scratch is intimidating, but you rocked it!  Nice job!
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« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2013 05:43:55 PM »

OMG this is amazing! I know my princess would flip over this
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« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2013 05:51:54 PM »

This is so pretty!  I would have flipped out at this when I was a kid--I bet your daughter's in heaven!
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« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2013 07:28:41 PM »

That's gorgeous!  So impresssed with how it came out!
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« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2013 10:16:48 PM »

Thanks so much for the great comments. It was quite stressful when things weren't quite looking right and you don't know why. I am very glad it came together in the end. There was a few times I just wanted to scrap it and run to the Disney store.
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« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2013 11:05:36 PM »

So much prettier and better made than any of the official Disney stuff.  Love the white and gold combination. I hope you get some pictures of her dining with the princess too.  Looks like she is pretty happy with her new dress.
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« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2013 08:18:14 AM »

This is absolutely fantastic!
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