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Topic: Reconstructed "Gaga Bow Dress"  (Read 3132 times)
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happyface:)
« on: November 30, 2010 07:47:34 PM »

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I hate pictures of myself so I set a timer on my camera and this is the result, me looking like I'm walking like a dinosaur. But this was the best picture of the dress. And it looks kind of blue-ish in the picture but it's actually black. The effect I used when I edited the picture (I hate raw, natural pictures for the most part) caused it to have a blue-ish tint on the dress.

This is the product of reconstructing cheap ugly thrift store clothes. I made this dress from a plain black XXL shirt and a pair of ugly silky black pants. I used it as part of my Lady Gaga costume for Halloween 2010. I don't think the costume as a whole turned out great but I love the dress. Tell me what you think.
(Also, I'm super proud of myself with this dress because it was the first thing I EVER made on a sewing machine. I taught myself how to use a sewing machine by making this dress.)
« Last Edit: November 30, 2010 07:58:14 PM by jungrrl - Reason: changed links to images » THIS ROCKS   Logged

KitKat941
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2010 02:16:14 PM »

wow! Very good job!
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happyface:)
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2010 08:11:28 PM »

Thank You! Smiley My only advise to anyone that tries to make this dress is to find a better way to sew the bow to the dress. I sewed the corners on the inside at the top and bottom of each side of the bow and I sewed the center. It still slouched a bit so I'm going to tweak it some more and see what I can do about it.
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