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Cream Eyelet Dress

Added Apr 4, 2011

by melonhead

Roanoke, Indiana...






I made this gown the other day for this photo shoot. It’s made out of a cream eyelet lace that I got for $1 a yard! You can’t really tell in the photos, but in the front and back it has these almost wedge type things that make the skirt full-looking, (sorry I don’t know what they’re called). I’m pretty pleased with the way it turned out. I hope you like it. :)

Material Notes

Lace. elastic thread.




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Bohemian, Romantic, Victorian, Vintage

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    Aug 3, 2011, 02.12 PMby MissMonty

    Oh, wow. I want this dress. Very, very badly. Please give me your pattern, or tell me what you did. I need this dress!!

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    Jun 19, 2011, 04.28 PMby helenadoll

    I love this fabric! …you lucky thing finding it so cheap! Lovely little dress :)

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    Apr 20, 2011, 07.21 PMby laurii

    really pretty!

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    Apr 5, 2011, 02.07 PMby wonderlandalys

    Really beautiful! I love the fabric.

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    Apr 4, 2011, 11.16 PMby melonhead

    Thank you everyone for your kind words! :)

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    Apr 4, 2011, 07.33 PMby Priscilla Folley

    Again – BRAVO for the piece and for the photoshoot. Wow.

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    Apr 4, 2011, 06.19 PMby tinapickles

    Your stuff is, as always, incredibly beautiful.

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    Apr 4, 2011, 05.43 PMby caramia-made

    This is simply beautiful.

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    Apr 4, 2011, 04.33 PMby Gadea

    Lovely! the dress and the photos are just great!

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    Apr 4, 2011, 03.51 PMby emilywirt

    This is beautiful! I love your photographs, too.

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    Apr 4, 2011, 02.12 PMby daughterfish

    Love this!

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    Apr 4, 2011, 08.39 AMby pampula

    simply amazing – as always!! I admire the magical atmosphere of your clothes and photos.

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    Apr 4, 2011, 05.59 AMby janene

    Very lovely and simply romantic. I’d love to see a closer shot of the back if you have one. A bit much to ask maybe after you’ve posted such gorgeous photos! :-)

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      Apr 4, 2011, 11.13 PMby melonhead

      Aw thank you!! No problem, I just posted a photo of the back. You’ll have to excuse the little black specks all over the back…I should have been a little more careful on the photo shoot. Haha. :)

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    Apr 4, 2011, 04.28 AMby carolyn-s

    A truly stunning dress, and a stunning photo! You are as inspiring as always… beautiful work!

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    Apr 4, 2011, 04.20 AMby smallone

    I think you may have been a pre-Raphaelite in a former existence :) …

    ….and I cannot believe that is buck a yard fabric!!!!

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    Apr 4, 2011, 03.44 AMby momsgotanewhobby

    Incredible photographs and the dress is lovely

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    Apr 4, 2011, 03.14 AMby mnavoy

    This is amazing! So beautiful.

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    Apr 4, 2011, 02.12 AMby lanternwaste33

    Entrancing and lovely as always! Your photos are truly works of art, and your dress is too. As for the $1 a yard fabric — HIGH FIVE! Nothin’ better than a deal on good fabric.

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      Apr 4, 2011, 11.15 PMby melonhead

      Aw thank for such kind words! Oh I know, I broke out into a (slightly embarrassing) happy dance in the store when I saw that. Haha.

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    Apr 4, 2011, 12.55 AMby Jodi Wade

    i think you mean godets

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      Apr 4, 2011, 01.09 AMby melonhead

      THANK YOU!! I’ve been trying to figure it out all day, it’s been driving me nuts! haha.

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      Apr 4, 2011, 08.13 AMby Jodi Wade

      :) hehe

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    Apr 4, 2011, 12.32 AMby cooi

    very pretty and romantic!

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