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Topic: My beautiful new Easter dress... Simplicity 4119 [Edited to add action shots]  (Read 5021 times)
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mirthgoddess
« on: March 17, 2008 07:07:28 PM »

I just got through installing my zipper and hook and eye in my pretty new floral dress. I'm pretty excited about how it turned out! I still need to hem it, but it will be ready in time for its debut on Sunday.

Also, check out my rockin' new(to me) vintage dress form, making her Craftster debut in this post...

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Close-up of front pleating, waistband, and fabric:

« Last Edit: March 31, 2008 07:15:09 PM by mirthgoddess » THIS ROCKS   Logged
srkshannon
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2008 07:11:56 PM »

That is a fabulous Easter dress! The fabric is so cute.
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Aislynn
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2008 07:19:52 PM »

That's beautiful!  I love that style dress...it's so sweet, and really timeless.
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Sewers are for ninja turtles--seamstresses are for sewing Wink

My wist!  http://www.wists.com/aislynn
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« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2008 07:23:01 PM »

Wow I love it! It is so pretty!!
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kaffee_bohnen
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2008 07:24:55 PM »

This dress is adorable!  I love the pretty pastel fabric too.  Looks like you're going to have a fabulous Easter this year!
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« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2008 08:43:30 PM »

Sooo pretty!  I love all the details and the fun fabric. 
I wish I had it together to have made an easter dress!  I admit that looking at the new clothes is probably my favorite part of the service.   Tongue
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munzder
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2008 12:53:44 AM »

ahh that's so cute. i love the fabric and the pattern.
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« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2008 06:54:00 AM »

I love this dress! The style, the fabric, everything.  Great Job Smiley
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sixblueirises
« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2008 06:19:38 PM »

Wow! That fabric is beautiful! Where did you find it?
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mirthgoddess
« Reply #9 on: March 18, 2008 07:06:49 PM »

Thanks everyone.

sixblueirises: I got the fabric on clearance at Fabricland, a local Fabric store here in NJ. It was, I think, $3.50/yard and I bought most of what they had left.

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