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Leopard and Lace Tiki Dress

Added Apr 24, 2013

by Carrie Cochr...

Hollywood, Flori...

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I started out perfecting a sweetheart bodice pattern that I worked on about 6-7 years ago. I liked the pattern so much I wanted to try it in different fabrics. For the past two days I have been lost in this project. With a cotton printed fabric from Walmart I had just enough to make this dress and allow for a few mistakes and fit adjustments along the way when draping it on the form. All i had to buy was some lining fabric and I prefer to use the china silk in poly with a slight crinkle texture. I still have to tack some lining on the inside and add a hook and eye. 2 yards of lining were used -mostly on the wrap skirt and about 2.5 yards of cotton fabric to built this dress in size small.

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    Aug 2, 2013, 11.21 PMby MissCorsetLizz

    Amazing!!! :-D

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    Apr 26, 2013, 03.34 AMby ronnielee

    Sexy Mama, love to see it on!

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    Apr 25, 2013, 10.52 AMby liliv-1

    this is hot!

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    Apr 25, 2013, 02.46 AMby kisses

    Nice….like the creativity

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    Apr 25, 2013, 12.27 AMby The Tropical Sewist

    very very gorgeous! the fabric rocks big time, and the draping is so good!

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    Apr 24, 2013, 07.11 PMby Mary Athey

    i absolutly love this, its just stunning. this is what i would love to make for myself. the fabrics gorgeous as well. truely a fabulous creation x

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