Homecoming Dress 2012

Added Oct 9, 2012

by stitchwithit

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I made this dress for the homecoming dance at my school. I designed the entire dress including the pattern from scratch, and really did a trial and error, pinning and taking things in as I went along. To choose the fabric I walked around my local fabric store and found colors I liked, basing my design on the fabric I found.

Hopefully when I find time in the near future I will put up my pattern and all the notes about how I fitted it.

Material Notes

I used a purple polyester blend and Black lace, but this dress could be made out of any fabric that drapes nicely.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Evening Wear
Material
Blends, Lace/Sequins, Polyester

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    Oct 12, 2012, 08.57 AMby zetinja

    I love the idea.

    though there is something disturbing about the hanging bottom corner of the founce. I think it would be better if it continued all around the hem, or became really narrow at the bottom. Oh well.. but that’s just me.

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      Oct 12, 2012, 07.47 PMby stitchwithit

      I actually thought that too. I wanted to tack it into the hem, but I didn’t have time. I finished the dress just in time to get ready and go to the dance.

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    Oct 9, 2012, 08.21 PMby kisses

    good job…a really nice dress

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    Oct 9, 2012, 08.04 PMby Mary Athey

    Its gorgeous on you, i love the two fabric’s to’gether. smashing job x

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