Pink Wispy Dream Dress

Added Jul 8, 2010

by prairieponygirl

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Description

I’ve been working on this dress for a very, very long time. Too long. Well, I’ve really just been working on the top part. The top is a two part thing. The lining (which you can’t see.) is like a corset type with boning. -I’ve never worked with boning, but it all turned out good. The front part is like a baggy pleated thing. I wanted the top to be strapless, but I wanted it to look lose, and with pleats. Once the top was finally done the skirt just followed. The main pink fabric is a stretchy jersey, something that I’ve been holding onto for something special. Then the skirt has a single layer of tulle. -Another thing that I have never worked with. OH MY! I didn’t use a pattern, it all came from my crazy thoughts. :D My first major project! However is was all be held up with safety pins, because it is a tid bit too big.

I normally make “clothes” for my crazy photo shoot ideas. So with this dress I couldn’t make up my mind what “look” I wanted. Which do you guys like? Thanks.

P.S. The gun and holster is my mom’s (they’re a replica of something special.), I made the little flower crown and the sunglass are vintage polo from my grandma.

Material Notes

stretch jersey, tulle, lining

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Bohemian, Romantic
Material
Knits/Jersey, Polyester, Tulle

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    Sep 22, 2010, 11.27 AMby charlotteauzou

    So cute !

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    Jul 9, 2010, 07.04 PMby lizah

    beautiful!

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    Jul 9, 2010, 04.29 PMby kneesocks

    you look greek and gorgeous!

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    Jul 9, 2010, 02.49 PMby tamezdc

    Nice dress. I like the little flowers on you hair.

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    Jul 9, 2010, 12.56 PMby msgems

    Oooh pretty!! I love it :-)

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    Jul 9, 2010, 02.28 AMby rachelsews

    How ethereal!

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    Jul 8, 2010, 11.07 PMby the3rdparty

    gorgeous dress! well done.

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    Jul 8, 2010, 10.52 PMby lulls

    This is really pretty and feminine. You make it look so easy! :) Good job!

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    Jul 8, 2010, 10.16 PMby marloncosta

    You ended up with a beautiful piece! This dress is very couture!

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