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Elfka's daffodils dress

Added Mar 17, 2013

by elfka

Kraków, Poland

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Description

Embroidering on this dress took 45 hours of embroidery machine work only, not counting changing threads, hooping etc. But it was worth it…

More details on my blog:
http://elfka.pl/?p=6638
http://elfka.pl/?page_id=6625

Material Notes

Heavy but soft cotton. And around 5km of embroidery thread.

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

Season
Spring, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Romantic
Material
Cotton

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    Mar 19, 2013, 12.27 AMby flowergirl22

    I live in wales,, not welsh myself,, the national flower is a daffodile,, you be right at home,, great job,, you can be very proud of it.

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      Apr 10, 2013, 08.55 AMby elfka

      I didn’t know that. Will definitely wear it if I ever go to Wales :)

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    Mar 18, 2013, 01.35 PMby kihli

    Beautiful! All your dresses look as if they came straight from a fairy tale!

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      Apr 10, 2013, 08.56 AMby elfka

      Their main purpose is to make life less boring, so they must be dreamy ;) Thanks!

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    Mar 18, 2013, 09.24 AMby victoriakb

    Gorgeous! You should be very pleased with yourself.

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      Apr 10, 2013, 08.56 AMby elfka

      Thank you!

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    Mar 18, 2013, 02.24 AMby balllisaann

    Gorgeous!!! You and the dress. I hope you wear it often and feel like a queen in it.

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      Apr 10, 2013, 08.57 AMby elfka

      Already tried on Easter and felt awesome! Thanks!

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    Mar 17, 2013, 10.30 PMby liliv-1

    This is a piece of art! And the color is adorable! Worth every little cm of the 5km of embroidery thread:)

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      Apr 10, 2013, 08.58 AMby elfka

      Thank you! I treat my sewing as some kind of art – just more useful than painting ;)

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