Bow Neckline in Turquoise

Added Jun 30, 2013

by kisses

Kingston, Jamaica

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Description

I so love the colour turquoise, it is a lovely shade of blue and it is a colour that is so fitting for spring/summer. I use the famous dress style from the magazine 02/2011.

I modified it by not using a gathered skirt but instead a pleated flare skirt with pockets. I place bows along the front and back neckline to created impact. I created 12 bows and then pair them in twos and place then strategically around the neckline. The bows were a little time consuming but it was well worth it because I so love my dress.

What do you think? Are you loving it too?

Material Notes

Cotton

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Summer, Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Jul 4, 2013, 06.15 PMby annbruce

    this is lovely

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      Jul 4, 2013, 07.04 PMby kisses

      Thank You :-)

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    Jul 1, 2013, 08.02 PMby Virginia's Daughter

    SOOO pretty. I agree… time on the bows were well spent and the color is fabulous on you!

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      Jul 1, 2013, 09.00 PMby kisses

      Thanks for lovely comments :-)

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    Jun 30, 2013, 10.09 PMby martinK

    lovely! :-)

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      Jul 1, 2013, 05.08 PMby kisses

      Thanks Martin….much appreciated :-)

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    Jun 30, 2013, 04.36 PMby pamchar

    Amazing dress!!! I’m in love with the color and the bow neckline.

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      Jul 1, 2013, 04.38 PMby kisses

      Thanks Pam ! It is indeed a lovely colour and the bows are cute and I love it too :-)

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    Jun 30, 2013, 11.03 AMby velvetribbon

    I love it! You have made a such pretty dress, the color is perfect for summer and the bows are very cute.

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      Jul 1, 2013, 04.33 PMby kisses

      Thanks Velvetribbon ! for your lovely compliments :-)

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    Jun 30, 2013, 10.25 AMby Angie H

    gorgeous on you..love every thing about … bows…skirt… color…styling…overall great dress! I can see why you love it.

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      Jul 1, 2013, 03.11 PMby kisses

      Thanks Raesmom :-) I really like this dress and the colour, it has become my new favourite

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    Jun 30, 2013, 08.30 AMby Mary Athey

    fabulous dress kisses, The dress is such a beautiful colour and it suits you so well. I love the bows around the neckline as they make the dress unique. You have very good taste in shoes as i have similiar zebra print shoes. the whole outfit is gorgeous and you have finished the inside of the dress of perfectly as well. fab work xx

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      Jul 1, 2013, 04.25 PMby kisses

      Thanks Mary…the bows are really what make the dress stands out. We both have excellent taste in shoes :-)

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    Jun 30, 2013, 07.07 AMby liliv-1

    Wow!! This is pure cuteness!! I love it!

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      Jul 1, 2013, 03.40 PMby kisses

      Thank Liliv :-) I love it too

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    Jun 30, 2013, 06.56 AMby KristinaBerisha

    so great. dress fits you so shik and shoes , omg. great :)

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      Jun 30, 2013, 12.52 PMby kisses

      Thanks Kristina :-)

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    Jun 30, 2013, 06.51 AMby schnui

    Really lovely Kisses. You look great in every colour but I think turquoise looks the best. I love the bows at the neckline and I think they were well worth the extra effort. I made this dress last year but I have since completely unpicked and remade it and like you, pleated onto the waist, the skirt. I also piped the neckline and armholes as they began to gape. I am very happy that I spent all that time doing so as it was a total waste of gorgeous fabric in a dress that I wouldn’t wear.

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      Jul 1, 2013, 03.24 PMby kisses

      Thanks Schnui…I really like turquoise. I am happy that I went with the pleated shirt it really looks good. Please to know that you have redo your dress to make it wearable because it is a gorgeous style

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    Jun 30, 2013, 04.08 AMby Amelia Menston

    The dress is lovely

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      Jul 1, 2013, 03.01 PMby kisses

      Thank You:-)

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