eyelet bubble hem dress

Added Oct 9, 2007

by shielaimbao

Taguig, Philippines

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This is my first and only attempt at a bubble hem dress, so it took a lot of trial and error on my part, to get this to turn into something close to what I originally wanted. The original inspiration was by Sass & Bide, but the lacey black (eyelet) fabric was inspired by a Monique Lhuillier number of similar shape. It doesn’t show in the picture too clearly but this is lined in shocking orange, matching the glass beads ring buckle. I wanted to keep it young and fun, as black lace is too serious and safe on its own. The bow at the back was removable with the belt for versatility.

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    Feb 11, 2010, 11.15 PMby minirice

    beautiful! x

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    Jun 4, 2008, 06.36 AMby carottesauvage

    Great dress! Post the pattern plllleeeease!

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    Oct 10, 2007, 11.08 PMby shielaimbao

    Oh sure i will take more detailed photos of the dress, as for the pattern, i will check if I still have it. Thank you so much for the comments.

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    Oct 10, 2007, 09.14 PMby claireokc

    This is really well done – that bubble hem can be a nightmare, particularly if you get too “perfect” about it. Love the orange showing through – these are hard to photograph – to see the black you’ve got to get everything else so white, it sometimes looks artificial. Great job!

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    Oct 10, 2007, 01.50 PMby stephanie-s

    You did a great job, I like the dress a lot! I think the final result is definately worth all the trial and error effort! I agree with Benedikta, would love to see more pictures too and pattern info?

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    Oct 10, 2007, 09.49 AMby benedikta

    Hey Shiela, I like the dress a lot, did you make the pattern yourself? The big bow in the back is awesome. Maybe you could show some more detail shots..

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