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Melbourne Cup Green Moon Dress

Added Nov 7, 2012

by micbrown

North Hobart, Au...




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I made this dress especially to wear to a Melbourne Cup lunch. Its made from green organza with french seams. I got the material at Vinnies (Op Shop) for $5.00 some time ago. I made the fascinator to match. I backed the winner of the Melbourne Cup which was called Green Moon. I chose to back this horse as my dress was green and my fascinator is round like the moon. It was a fun day!

Material Notes

Green organza.




Garment Type

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    Nov 15, 2012, 10.20 AMby claudeb

    Wow, fantastic work, you look fabulous. And backed the winner – nice.

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      Nov 15, 2012, 11.51 PMby micbrown

      Thanks! You should come down for the luncheon next year.

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    Nov 7, 2012, 07.49 PMby merche

    The colour is outstanding! Adorable ensemble!

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      Nov 7, 2012, 10.28 PMby micbrown

      Thanks, It felt good to wear a bright colour. Melbourne Cup day is the perfect opportunity to wear something special.

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    Nov 7, 2012, 06.12 AMby Mary Athey

    What a fab outfit. the colours lovely.and the dress is so feminine.its a great fit.on you as well and i love the facinator. congrats on getting the winner x

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      Nov 7, 2012, 06.24 AMby micbrown

      Thanks :)

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    Nov 7, 2012, 05.22 AMby Liora Litman-Cohen

    Such a cool attitude! the color compliments you.who won? :-)

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      Nov 7, 2012, 05.30 AMby micbrown

      Thanks. The winning horse was ‘Green Moon’. Hopefully my outfit may make the local newspaper (The Mercury) as I was photographed at the lunch with another girl who also made her own fascinator.

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    Nov 7, 2012, 03.16 AMby elaineren

    Sweet! I am sure your outfit brought you luck. :)

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      Nov 7, 2012, 03.19 AMby micbrown

      I think it did :)

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    Nov 7, 2012, 01.52 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    Gorgeous, love the layers!

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      Nov 7, 2012, 01.54 AMby micbrown

      Thanks :)

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