Love Is In The Air (Part II)

Added Aug 9, 2011

by caramia-made

British Columbia...

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Description

I was asked to be the matron of honour in my best friend’s wedding, so of course I said YES!!!

I used Simplicity 2250 (aka the ubiquitous Cynthia Rowley pattern that everyone and their dog has made up at some point). Originally I had planned to make the Love In The Afternoon dress from Twinkle Sews. Buuuuut after printing out a size 4 (based on my normal bust size) and making up a wearable muslin, I realized that my sweater-puppies have grown too much due to le bebe and there’s no way I can fit the dress until next summer (at least). I really liked the special touches on the Twinkle by Wenlan dress, so I copied the embroidery technique on the straps of the Cynthia Rowley dress. I meant to add yellow buttons to the straps on the back of the dress and to gather the bustline a bit more (as specified in the pattern) but literally ran out of time. Between working 2 jobs and just having a little bit of a life, it’s really hard to find time to sew! Especially under tight deadlines!

I also made the best man’s tie out of the same fabric as my dress and had to hand-sew the whole bloody thing. Worst. Ever.

Blogged here

Material Notes

Yellow satin
Blue satin

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Beach, Bridal, Evening Wear
Material
Satin

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    Sep 18, 2011, 04.23 PMby keren

    cute dress! Great colors, and the length looks great on you!

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    Aug 11, 2011, 01.04 AMby caramia-made

    Aww thanks guys :)

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    Aug 9, 2011, 09.02 PMby flowergirl22

    really sweet,, looked at your blog ,, great,, thimbs up

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    Aug 9, 2011, 12.32 PMby MaryamNaghdali

    Great work! Love the dress and the tie!!!! :)

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