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Elie Saab inspired craft dress

Added Feb 20, 2016

by Anastasiya A...

Oslo, Norway

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Description

The dress took me half of year to decorate, but the pattern and sewing it together is very simple. The dress was inspired by Elie Saab collection 2012, but I made my own changes ofcourse. The occasion I made it for was my church wedding ceremony.I Never made any clothes before, so Burda patterns helped me a lot in this case. I chose the most simple pattern of a princess dress. The upper part just simple slip top with V-back (I just took the pattern of V-neck :)) and for the skirt I used the whole cirkle and a half cirkle pattern. The original dress has sleeves on it, but i didn’t have time to decorate it all, so I made little angels wings :) out of tulle. I cut off the oval form piece and cut it on half, then overlocked it with zigzac and put it on the right places:) The biggest part of all this project was decoration. I put on sequins, beads and flowers all by my hands :) for the flowers I used synthetic chiffon and craft tools to cut it out.

Material Notes

The dress:
1 layer synthetic stretch fabric
2 layer synthetic tule

For the flowers synthetic chiffon

matt and shiny blue sequins + transparent perl sequins
silver and blue beads

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Summer, Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Romantic, Bridal, Evening Wear
Material
Chiffon, Lace/Sequins, Polyester, Tulle

Credits

You can check out the video of how I made it

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    Mar 17, 2016, 03.44 AMby Catherine Reed

    Love me some Elie Saab! Your dress is amazing, what a perfect thing to wear on your wedding day! Congratulations!

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    Feb 24, 2016, 02.05 PMby Laurel Sue

    This is incredible! I can’t believe you had the patience to sew on all the adornment by hand. Congratulations on the wedding!

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    Feb 24, 2016, 01.18 PMby kisses

    Lovely dress and photos

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    Feb 24, 2016, 02.42 AMby nrobson

    amazing work!

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    Feb 22, 2016, 10.03 AMby Ivanamania

    this is real haute couture dress!!! amazing what two hands can do!

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    Feb 21, 2016, 07.42 PMby Melanie Bouman

    wow amazing work, you look really pretty in it!!

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    Feb 21, 2016, 07.21 PMby Elpida Kyriakou

    Fantastic dress! Congratulations!

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    Feb 21, 2016, 01.57 PMby SurMesure

    Congratulations! and what a beautiful wedding dress!

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    Feb 21, 2016, 10.33 AMby Maria Hayek

    Jaw-drop amazing! You’ve done a super good job on this, and look beautiful in it :) Congratulations too :)

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    Feb 21, 2016, 06.55 AMby Diana Costea

    What a wonderful dress and you look amazing in it! Incredible patience to sew all the decorations :)

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    Feb 21, 2016, 12.22 AMby Samantha Bivens

    This dress is so stunning and magical. I am completely in love!!

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    Feb 20, 2016, 09.17 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Helt fantastisk kjole! – og passet flott til en “prinsesse”! Gratulerer!

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    Feb 20, 2016, 08.34 PMby chula123

    you look stunning!

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