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« on: July 22, 2010 08:08:11 AM »

Ok so for a Murder Mystery train about a wedding gone wrong. I found out a week before hand that I was gonna be the bride. The other girl who is usually the bride wears a 1920ish off white dress that I found at Gabriel brothers several years ago for $13. And I tried the dress on and while it fit it fit horribly so I came home found a pattern and made it work. http://www.simplicity.com/p-3658-misses-costumes.aspx I used this pattern in the largest size and then added some and made the skirt longer. This is what I came up with hop you like it.


I loved it and got lots of compliments on it. C/C welcome


Last year I had to take in 6 inches on the bust because I had lost so much weight, But I still love the dress and the best part since I wear it on the train is that it is washable.
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« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2010 08:12:21 AM »

Awesome!  It turned out really well.   Grin
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« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2010 08:36:51 AM »

BEAUTIFUL!!! Grin Grin Grin great work
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« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2010 09:10:18 AM »

Looks beautiful - very authentic as a real wedding dress !
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« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2011 06:24:33 AM »

Great job and I love the rose and ribbon embellishment on the waist.
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« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2011 11:22:30 AM »

You just threw that together?  It looks fabulous!
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« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2011 10:45:49 AM »

Thanks I needed something and had to make it work.
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« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2011 09:01:49 PM »

Wow.
You made it in a week? It looks a whole lot better than many "professionally made" dresses I have seen in magazines and on websites!
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« Reply #8 on: February 27, 2011 10:31:11 AM »

Wow thank you again so much makes me want to break out my sewing machine again. I just love how inspirational this sight is.
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« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2011 03:49:49 PM »

That is gorgeous - a really simple, classic style, I love it!
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