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Ivory Cherry Blossoms

Added May 5, 2014

by papermothbal...

Brooklyn, New Yo...






My favorite time of year is when all the trees start to bloom in Spring. I waned to create a dress that would be perfect with the delicate whites and pinks of the cherry blossom and magnolia.

I drafted the pattern based on a feel for the 1940s but I wanted the drama of a long gown. Mostly hand sewn and using vintage techniques, all French seams inside. For more pictures visit my blog:





Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Bohemian, Bridal, Classic, Romantic, Vintage

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    Jun 28, 2014, 09.09 PMby Dance by the light of the moon

    Very beautiful pictures and model! The Gown is so wonderful!

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    May 15, 2014, 08.02 PMby claudinka

    This is very very beautiful! Seems like looking at a picture from around 1910, reminds me on the first seasom of Downton Abbey which I love ;-)

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    May 10, 2014, 02.04 AMby nrobson

    How gorgeous! Romance of yesteryear

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    May 9, 2014, 05.51 PMby LEAs-Heart-ART

    :D wow what a stunning dress! I would buy the pattern just like this :) amazing! You exactly got the message of the magnolia and cherry blossoms. Inspiring!

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    May 9, 2014, 03.08 AMby cougar2

    Wow- just wow!

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    May 8, 2014, 05.41 PMby yenny lee

    Nice :)

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    May 7, 2014, 01.29 AMby Byanka Ayala

    You did such a beautiful job. Love your dress!

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    May 6, 2014, 10.45 AMby Iveta Grudule

    Amazing :)

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    May 6, 2014, 07.31 AMby ronnielee

    OMFG! This dress is SEW amazing. You have done such a fantastic draft/construction. Just beautiful.

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    May 6, 2014, 07.22 AMby martinK

    I love this vintage style, totally awesome. Great photo’s!

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    May 6, 2014, 03.44 AMby kisses

    Beautiful dress and it project perfection. Good job. Nice photos too

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    May 5, 2014, 10.49 PMby cris orange

    A beauty from another century! I’m very impressed by your work and the wonderful pictures – a piece of art!

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    May 5, 2014, 09.42 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Wow! How Fabulous!!

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    May 5, 2014, 09.09 PMby SewingBeautifully

    Wow this is absolutley beautiful! I aspire to be able to make something like this! Looks great on you. Agree with IDia that you should be project of the week.

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    May 5, 2014, 07.39 PMby IDia

    I realy hope YOU will blow Away Burda staff and be the project of the week! LOVE everything about this project! This kind of projects deserve to be on front Page! Sewing fan should Look perfection in their work, Sewing and presentation! Bravo! Im realy realy impressed!

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    May 5, 2014, 06.47 PMby maggieg5

    Wow what a beautiful dress and you look amazing. You must be very proud of your work on the dress !! :0)

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