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« on: November 18, 2009 08:38:05 AM »

Over the summer my boyfriend of 2 years broke up with me, so I had some time on my hands and after going through the whole sobbing and feeling sorry for myself phase I decided it was time to move on and improve myself and my sewing. This is called my "make him wish he never broke up with me" dress. I'm pretty obsessed with checking modcloth.com everyday to see all the pretty new clothes and one day I saw this dress (http://www.modcloth.com/store/ModCloth/Womens/Dresses/The+Thimble+lina+Dress) and knew I wanted it. Too bad I have no money, but that's where my sewing skills come in! I used Simplicity's Project Runway Pattern 2951 and it was really a great pattern to follow.

Here is the whole dress

Closeup of the top

and the applique

I cut the flowers out of a larger piece of fabric and fused them on with fusible web. This was my first time putting in an invisible zipper and, well, it's crooked. So I made a little ruffle covering in the back (which I don't have a picture of). It isn't exactly like the original dress but I'm really proud of the way this came out, even though there are tons of mistakes. Thanks for looking!  Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2009 08:52:09 AM »

this is just gorgeous. Love the flowers. Saved yourself 69.99.
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« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2009 09:10:43 AM »

The dress is wonderful and you did a great job!  What an awesome attitude!  He just doesn't know what he let go!!!!
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« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2009 09:16:21 AM »

cute dress, love the red stitching and the flowers

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« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2009 09:36:54 AM »

lovely lovely lovely!

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« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2009 10:29:05 AM »

I actually like your version a lot better! I would love to have a dress like this! It is wonderful!

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