Beautiful Butterfly

Added Jun 2, 2013

by kisses

Kingston, Jamaica

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Description

Love the open back dress from the March 2013 issue but because I have so much boobs I use the dress for inspiration and make a few modification to the original style.

I use the top of the dress and the sleeve and copy a bodice back from a blouse that I have. I use my very own flare skirt pattern that I have drafted and is now using it around the third time. I really don’t fancy gathered skirt as it tends to make me look very wide. I completely lined the look using taffeta because the fabric was very thin. I jazzed it up by using a berry metal zipper I had for quiet sometime now.

Really love how it came together nicely. What do you think of my modification?

Material Notes

Cotton

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Jun 26, 2013, 04.21 PMby juliethea

    Looks amazing! I am about to make this one for a wedding I am going to. My chest is not as voluptuous as yours but not tiny either. You did an amazing job and I love the shoes as well! Where did you get them? They would be perfect for the wedding as well.

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      Jun 27, 2013, 03.43 AMby kisses

      Thanks Juliet ! I would be perfect for a wedding and I have no doubt you would look amazing too. I bought these shoes at a store in Jamaica.

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    Jun 12, 2013, 07.19 AMby loulourosa

    What a lovely fabric, and a nice dress too!

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      Jun 12, 2013, 11.53 AMby kisses

      Thanks loulourosa ! :-)

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    Jun 6, 2013, 04.27 PMby Moimisie

    Great dress Kisses, the fabric is lovely!

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      Jun 7, 2013, 02.48 AMby kisses

      Thanks Moimisie :-) I love the fabric the moment I saw it

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    Jun 3, 2013, 02.25 PMby Virginia's Daughter

    Oh this is gorgeous….JUST GORGEOUS!!!

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      Jun 4, 2013, 11.53 AMby kisses

      Cheers :-)

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    Jun 2, 2013, 08.25 PMby SumzSewz

    Love it!

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      Jun 3, 2013, 12.27 AMby kisses

      Thank You :-)

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    Jun 2, 2013, 08.13 PMby neyomujerhotmailcom

    Hermoso

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      Jun 3, 2013, 12.16 AMby kisses

      Gracias :-)

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    Jun 2, 2013, 10.15 AMby Mary Athey

    Oh my kisses you look fabulous!! i love the fabric and the sleeves are adorable. I think you made a cracking job of this pattern and the finished dress is quite simply gorgeous on you.The photos are lovely as well. I also have shoes the same as yours lol. fab fab fab xx

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      Jun 3, 2013, 12.15 AMby kisses

      Thanks Mary…I so love my shoes and I know you love yours also. We both have something in common we love fabulous shoes :-)

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    Jun 2, 2013, 09.38 AMby velvetribbon

    Pretty dress, Kisses. Love your fabric choice and the flare skirt looks good on you.

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      Jun 2, 2013, 04.57 PMby kisses

      Thanks Velverribbon…for your nice comment

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    Jun 2, 2013, 08.46 AMby liliv-1

    Oh you made this gorgeous pattern!!! I have it on my wish list, but I wanted to change the back as well (I love the open back but I can’t wear it). I beleived that if you close the back, the dress would loose all its cuteness . Now you proved that I was wrong!! Your dress is perfect from all aspects. It fits like a dream, it’s easy to wear with the closed back, and the fabric is wow!!! I have the same exactly issues with the gathered skirts and I love the flared one you use. Is it a semi circle?

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      Jun 2, 2013, 04.35 PMby kisses

      Thanks Liliv….I taught it would not work too but I go ahead and give it a try. The flare is a semi circle and it takes a lot of time to stitch the hem due to it wideness but I love it. I love the open back alot but I want one of those bra that does not have a back closer to give me support.

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    Jun 2, 2013, 04.30 AMby schnui

    A very pretty dress Kisses. I like the back alteration and if it works so that you will enjoy wearing the dress, then it is a good thing. I hate dresses slipping off your shoulders and always having to hitch them up.

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      Jun 2, 2013, 04.38 PMby kisses

      Me too Schnui….I really hate when they don’t provide for added support and I cant get to wear it. Thanks for lovely comment

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