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My Cherokee Dress

Added Jul 17, 2009

by ivyfrozen

Fremont, Chico, ...






I made this from a long skirt I got at a secondhand store. The print is dreamcatchers, wolves/coyotes silhouette, and Native Americans riding on horses. Since I’m part Cherokee , I call it my Cherokee dress, although I really couldn’t say what tribe is represented on the dress or if any really is represented. I wore it to see my favorite artist ever, Tori Amos, in concert.

Material Notes

cotton-poly blend, I suspect





all designed and made by me

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    Jul 20, 2009, 03.12 AMby anajan

    Beautiful Cherokee!

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    Jul 19, 2009, 05.22 AMby jacquelinegeorge

    It’s a lovely dress. I love it

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    Jul 19, 2009, 05.22 AMby jacquelinegeorge

    Lovely story. Lovely fabric. Lovely pictures. Lovely Lovely Lovely Lovely dress.


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    Jul 18, 2009, 10.17 PMby Sanne K. Astrid

    it’s gorgeous!!

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    Jul 18, 2009, 05.01 PMby ralarkins

    Love the dress and am wow-ed by the fact it started out life as a skirt!

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    Jul 18, 2009, 12.11 PMby emlj

    wow thats really incredible you look so lovely

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    Jul 18, 2009, 05.26 AMby lauriana

    The dress looks great and I really like the story as well. I hope you had a great time at the concert!

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    Jul 18, 2009, 02.07 AMby knjiznimolj

    beautiful dress!

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    Jul 17, 2009, 07.40 PMby issymonsterr

    Just thought you would like to know that as I came across this creation, my two-year-old sister gasped and said “Princess!!” when she saw your picture. She’s right, this dress is stunning on you, you look fantastic! :] Great job!

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    Jul 17, 2009, 07.39 PMby malagala

    love, Love, LOVE THIS DRESS!! it’s the coolest flippin thing i’ve ever seen! you’re amazing.

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