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My Purple ruffles dress

Added Sep 14, 2011

by howjoyful

Crestline, Calif...

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I had a love hate relationship with Purple after I used it as one of the colors for our wedding, so I kind of OD on it. So finally I am starting to love it again, as a first step I decided to make a dress =] You can see the whole story and more pics in my blog

For the top I used the Strapless Tea Length Gown pattern, but altered to be smaller and gathered in the front, for the bottom I just added the ruffles on a circle skirt I cut out of left over fabric.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Sep 15, 2011, 04.51 PMby pamchar

    Love it so much! You did a great job

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    Sep 14, 2011, 03.23 PMby wildflower31

    I love ruffles (but I don’t really wear them) and I love your dress.

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    Sep 14, 2011, 08.51 AMby Pharaildis

    usually, I hate ruffles, they are to barbiegirly and sometimes hide a women’s curves too much. But really, you made me love them! Your dress is adorable. I would wear it for my sister’s wedding, my best friend’s wedding, christmas, new years day, my graduation, my first job interview, my birthday, my best friend’s birthday,….. any day :)

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      Sep 15, 2011, 05.07 AMby howjoyful

      Hehe.. Thank ou so much, actually I feel the exact same way, I don’t really wear ruffles but now I am loving them =]

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    Sep 14, 2011, 08.09 AMby gwestrup

    hey

    i love your dress… where do you have the pattern from? i would love to have it..

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