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Olivia's Grad in lace

Added Aug 11, 2011

by leashbean

Winnipeg, Canada






I got a special request from a young lady, who didn’t want a typical grad dress. She wanted something shorter, simpler but with a lot of lace. This is what we came up with!
the wonderful photo’s were taken by nikaela of this beautiful blog!


Material Notes

Cotton Sateen, Lace trim.


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    Apr 10, 2012, 01.13 PMby surfjewels

    really cute dress

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    Mar 15, 2012, 06.47 AMby Noellech

    Love this dress! very creative and fun :)

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    Sep 9, 2011, 06.24 AMby chased-away


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    Aug 27, 2011, 09.59 AMby Deborah Zimmerman

    Absolutely beautiful; flattering to your figure, flawlessly sewn, and the lace detail is just lovely!

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    Aug 14, 2011, 04.53 PMby Tokie Ang

    cute :D

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    Aug 14, 2011, 02.17 AMby sarahkg

    This is GORGEOUS! I just graduated too and I wish I’d had this dress! I love this.

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    Aug 13, 2011, 08.44 AMby laurii

    this is so pretty! x

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    Aug 12, 2011, 09.49 PMby Ira Kiperman

    wow very cute

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    Aug 12, 2011, 08.33 PMby tiffanee

    That is beautiful!! I love the pictures!

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    Aug 12, 2011, 04.54 PMby madebymeg

    this is stunning! so original

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    Aug 12, 2011, 04.36 PMby ayoshi

    Absolutely gorgeous and so original. I love it

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    Aug 12, 2011, 02.41 PMby FabricUiPhoneApp

    I adore this…and you know it’s not just for teens. Think Betsey Johnson, she’d wear this in a heartbeat! Now I don’t know where to get cotton sateen. Suggestions on replacements? But this is a dress where yards of lace are needed. Get those spools on sale at your local fabric shop. I love Vogue Fabrics for this kind of thing. I’d use some KK2000 for placement first to make sure everything is spot on before I sew.

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      Aug 13, 2011, 04.04 AMby leashbean

      I just got cotton sateen at my local fabric store. You can use any medium weight fabric. i just liked this one because it had a tiny bit of stretch. She wanted it to be super fitted so i thought that would help a bit. Good idea with the KK2000. i did not think of that. i just pinned and sewed…. aaahhh

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      Aug 15, 2011, 04.00 PMby leashbean

      i just noticed i didn’t actually reply to your comment, i just commented on my own picture! so see the comment below! thanks for the kind words!

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    Aug 12, 2011, 01.47 PMby Timea Schmidt

    Very cute and fun! Definitely different!

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    Aug 12, 2011, 01.06 PMby marcy harriell | oonaballoona

    so fun! she looks thrilled!

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      Aug 15, 2011, 03.54 PMby leashbean

      wow i feel so honoured that you like this dress! i love reading your blog! you are so funny, and make such fun things!

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    Aug 12, 2011, 11.30 AMby Dee Durrant

    I love this dress – it looks a fun dress to wear!

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    Aug 12, 2011, 10.09 AMby BeYou TiFul

    Very creative and unique!

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    Aug 12, 2011, 02.33 AMby joolz & joolz

    I agree, very cute!

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    Aug 12, 2011, 01.35 AMby momsgotanewhobby

    Great dress, very appropriate and perfect on the model.

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    Aug 12, 2011, 01.22 AMby julib

    This is really cool! So fun, playful, and feminine. I love the contrast in the two types of material! :-)

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    Aug 12, 2011, 01.14 AMby leashbean

    thanks so much!

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    Aug 12, 2011, 12.35 AMby vasgarcia

    Turned out so cute!

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