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aceybaby
« on: October 18, 2013 03:17:21 PM »

So about a week and a half ago, my sister decided she wanted me to make her a dress for her homecoming dance... The dance is tonight. So I took her measurements and had her find a dress she liked online so I could make her one. She picked a short poofy one with the midsection exposed and told me what she wanted changed on it and what she wanted to keep. I said alright and got to work on making the pattern.
There were a lot of twerks that needed working out: from having to take it in at the waist, to have to add more fabric to the back so it covered a little more, to adding in some boning. But all in all I think it came out very nicely.
Here's the dress hanging up:

And here's the dress on her:


So what do you think? Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2013 03:25:32 AM »

Wow! Pretty! Of course, she could look a little happier, with all the time and trouble I am sure you put into it!!! Just kidding. She looks to be a sweet sister, and you are a great sister for helping her. I hope she has/had a grand night at the ball!  Grin

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aceybaby
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2013 10:25:12 AM »

Wow! Pretty! Of course, she could look a little happier, with all the time and trouble I am sure you put into it!!! Just kidding. She looks to be a sweet sister, and you are a great sister for helping her. I hope she has/had a grand night at the ball!  Grin

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haha she was very happy for the dress but I took the picture at an awkward time xD my mother was also taking a picture and my phone took it slower than hers did. lol
But thank you! She had a great time and loved the dress and decided to wear it for halloween and be Cinderella!
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« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2013 08:02:35 AM »

Good job!
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« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2013 09:09:00 AM »

great job, you are a great sister.
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« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2013 01:38:27 PM »

Wow, this is very pretty!
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« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2013 08:34:00 PM »

Thanks all!
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« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2013 05:56:02 PM »

That makes you her fairy godmother! Wink I love the blue and silver and sparkles!
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« Reply #8 on: December 16, 2013 12:58:29 AM »

The dress is pretty well at the front, but i do not like that much when look back. By the way, your daughter is very pretty.
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« Reply #9 on: December 23, 2013 01:34:22 PM »

What a lovely dress! I sure she got compliments all night Cheesy
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