Peacock Patterned Prom

Added May 26, 2011

by vestiphobia

Findlay , Ohio, ...

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Description

This is the dress I created for my friend for her Junior Prom earlier this month. The starting point was the fabric choice, she really wanted something that had a print, and was hoping to have something that had more of panel print. I knew we sold these sheets at my workplace at she liked them too so we went for it!

The design is all mine. I used some of her requests like the open back and sparkles. And I added a pocket:)

It took somewhere around 25 hours to finish all the beading and sequins on the bodice and straps. I love all the small hand work.

And they look cute together:D

Material Notes

satin polyester bed sheets, some satin fabric from Joanns, seed beads, sequins

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Evening Wear
Material
Lace/Sequins, Polyester

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    May 27, 2011, 12.22 PMby Timea Schmidt

    This is amazing! Nice job!

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    May 27, 2011, 11.10 AMby fashionfreek

    Lovely very nice dress.

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    May 27, 2011, 07.40 AMby table-calender

    lucky friend! i’m drawn to the feather prints and i still can’t believe the material is a sheet fabric! amazing work. :)

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    May 27, 2011, 02.40 AMby rogue-cellist

    I’m really impressed. The dress looks fantastic and I love that you used bedsheets! I wouldn’t have thought of that. They do make a very cute couple. Spectacular job with all the hand work, I’m glad she appreciated it!

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      May 27, 2011, 03.06 AMby vestiphobia

      Thanks:) It’s funny, I was actually in new york about a month before I started this and tried to find a good fabric for this at one of the tons of fabric shops and couldn’t find anything! I’m glad these sheets were available:D

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    May 27, 2011, 12.27 AMby yvettemariesfineart

    very pretty!

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    May 26, 2011, 11.33 PMby Mandy A

    Wow 30 bucks? Wow thats got to be best prom dress that looks 200 bucks

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    May 26, 2011, 09.21 PMby ijada13

    Beautiful! That looks so complex! It looks lovely on too!

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      May 26, 2011, 10.15 PMby vestiphobia

      Thanks:) I think she looks beautiful in it, and I know she loved it too

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    May 26, 2011, 09.21 PMby Mandy A

    Oh my what an amazing dress, very nice work. Do you mind if I asked how much everything added up to be?

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      May 26, 2011, 10.14 PMby vestiphobia

      Not at all! It was right around $30! Which is amazing considering I remember spending around $100 for my own prom dresses…. The sheets were $20 (from JCPenney’s/ with associate discount haha) and the beads, thread zipper, extra fabric all fell into the other $10

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    May 26, 2011, 08.28 PMby lienepien

    Wow! Gorgious dress! They both look very nice! All the effort on the bodice must have been worth it!

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      May 26, 2011, 08.58 PMby vestiphobia

      Thank you:) I love the way the bodice turned out… and she loved the sparkles!

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