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« on: July 13, 2005 12:14:12 PM »

I made this dress last summer for no particular reason except that I liked it and I'd made a corset earlier and needed something to wear with it.



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  I wore it on Halloween giving out candy at my mother's house--and not one person said anything about it!!!!  I was a little miffed about that.  Anyway, it was from the Butterick 3640   pattern.  I skipped the ruffle at the bottom because I had no way to easily pin it evenly to the bottom of the skirt.  There are a few little mistakes here and there, but overall I think it came out damn well Kiss
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« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2005 12:28:13 PM »

och, franciouse princess  Wink

have a nice day tomorrow .. i have a birthday! I must watching to TV on Frenchy fireworks - I love this:)
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« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2005 12:30:42 PM »

Wow!!!    Cheesy  That dress is amazing!!!  I can't believe that no one commented on it on Halloween!!!   Shocked  You are so talented!!!!
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« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2005 02:09:34 PM »

That's a beautiful dress!  1750-1800 is a great period for fashion.  Someday I'd like to recreate some of the costumes from Brotherhood Of The Wolf (french psuedo-historical horror film).  Maybe this Halloween...

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« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2005 02:19:24 PM »

Now, all you need is a towering powdered wig, preferably with a sailing ship or at least a bird's nest in it, and you'll be good to go!

Love the dress...can't believe no one commented on it!
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« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2005 04:11:53 PM »

Amazing!  I love the bodice on it, I can believe no one said anything!

Heh, I like that you made it to 'wear with the corset.' Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2005 02:39:03 AM »

 Shocked Im blimmin impressed! Youre a STAR, girl!! Thats awesome!! Clever, clever...
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« Reply #7 on: July 14, 2005 07:52:01 AM »

I knew I'd get my ego stroked posting it on here . . .   

Thanks!!
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« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2005 04:58:17 PM »

wow...i saw the title of this post the other day thinking "what" and now I'm like "whoa"...awesome jobe. Especially the fact that you didnt have a re-enactment to do or a play. I dont know if I'd have that patience.
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« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2005 05:21:16 PM »

That's absolutely brilliant.  You should definitely wear that all day and go about like you're dressed completely normally.  Wear it to Starbucks or McDonalds or something....  You get funny looks from people.

But back on topic, hehe, I love that dress and the 1700/1800s.  I wish I had the patience to make one of my own, but all the ruffles and flounces would drive me crazy!
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