Bridal party dress

Added Nov 28, 2009

by freakusbzzz

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Description

Five years later, 2 kids, and a huge pasta meal just before the photos were taken my dress still fits.

I made this for my Dad’s wedding as I was his “Best Chicky”. Blue isn’t my colour of choice but knew my dad loved blue. Made with a very basic but reliable Janome Mystyle, no overlocker. I hand sewed on the diamontes a couple of days before the wedding.

I think it was the first time I did an invisible zipper and am quite suprised at how well I made it.
I’d like to wear it again if I had anywhere to go other than the playground sandpit.

Material Notes

Royal blue silk dupion
Fully lined
Hand sewn diamonte’s.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

Credits

On the spot photos

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    Nov 8, 2010, 03.39 AMby nishavinod2009

    nice dress! even nicer-coz 5yrs later u still fit into it.

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    Feb 12, 2010, 05.19 PMby omgdora

    This is gorgeous on you and I love the color. Maybe if you shortened it to knee-length you’d have more opportunities to wear it? Or separated it to a top and a skirt?

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    Dec 9, 2009, 08.26 AMby sabzarap

    WOW, this dress looks amazing! The dark blue and the diamonds look very elegant!!!

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    Nov 30, 2009, 08.51 AMby lybu

    Very chic. Love the colour.

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    Nov 28, 2009, 03.46 PMby Jodi Wade

    I like the colour even if you don’t :) I made a dress very, very similar to this about 7 years ago. I’m wondering if it’s the same one. What pattern did you use?

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    Nov 28, 2009, 03.44 PMby katensew

    A very chic dress and I like the dark blue – the diamantes set it off.

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    Nov 28, 2009, 02.47 PMby manuela

    I really like this dress, especially the decoration on te top with the little shiny stones. Great!

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    Nov 28, 2009, 01.18 PMby badyan

    Very simple, very elegant! I love it!

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