Betsey Johnson Inspired Floral Explosion Dress

Added Jul 13, 2011

by CationDesigns

Los Angeles, Cal...

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Description

I decided to take up Sew Weekly’s challenge from last week: sew something inspired by an American designer. I chose to emulate Betsey Johnson’s whimsical, feminine, embellished style with vintage hints.

Blogged here.

Material Notes

Thrifted bedsheets for both shell and lining, peach zipper, rose lace trim

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Jul 19, 2011, 08.24 PMby LimeSoda

    Yes, this is very well-crafted and the choice of fabric and the details are just really, really wonderful. The only thing is I believe this beautiful dress as executed is suited more for a young girl verses an adult woman.

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    Jul 16, 2011, 11.28 PMby flowergirl22

    oh how cute,,, great dress

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    Jul 14, 2011, 05.11 PMby pumpkinpatches

    just adorable and well done :)

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    Jul 14, 2011, 03.33 PMby mkonieczki

    Fantastic!

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    Jul 14, 2011, 03.41 AMby missycas17

    very nice, the fit is great, and I really like the fabric.

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    Jul 14, 2011, 01.59 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

    i agree with the below statement! it looks so beautifully made! I just read through your blog. all your work i think has paid off, and it looks like it fits you perfectly! i love the way you’ve laid out the pattern. its all too wonderful! p.s. im well impressed by the hand sewn zipper.

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    Jul 13, 2011, 08.16 PMby nouvellegamine

    woah- this is epic. very beautiful & well crafted.

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