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Poppy red dress

Added Jul 26, 2011

by raving

London, United K...

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Description

I’ve been working on this dress that is not a dress for a few days now, it’s inspired by poppies that grey in massive wild fields around where I live. The top is a corset style top made with cotton under a layer of red lace. The skirt is chiffon layered over dress lining. I made the pieces separate so that I could wear them apart as well as together, I sometimes wish I could take the top or skirt of a dress and wear it alone so problem solved! The headband is flowers made from left over cotton.

There are a few extra photos on my blog

Material Notes

Cotton, lace, chiffon

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Summer, Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Casual, Romantic
Material
Chiffon, Cotton, Lace/Sequins

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    Aug 5, 2011, 10.53 AMby timtamz

    I love the colour I wish I could wear red !

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    Aug 1, 2011, 06.12 PMby Jodi Wade

    gorgeous

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    Jul 31, 2011, 01.15 PMby laurii

    this is beautiful and the photos are lovely! x

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    Jul 29, 2011, 06.33 PMby melonhead

    This is stunning both the dress and the photos!! Simply gorgeous!

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      Aug 5, 2011, 11.25 AMby raving

      Thank you! :)

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    Jul 29, 2011, 07.21 AMby toupinette

    bravo! superbe robe très bien réalisée!!

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    Jul 29, 2011, 01.35 AMby danii97

    Beautiful dress!

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    Jul 27, 2011, 08.53 PMby jescarose

    Beautiful and very clever with the seperates :) x

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    Jul 27, 2011, 01.26 PMby Dee Durrant

    It is beautiful and I just love the idea of it being seperates and being able to wear them with other things! Inspiring!

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    Jul 27, 2011, 08.11 AMby tirrs

    This is so lovely!

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    Jul 27, 2011, 05.46 AMby Ooty Yaacobi

    lovely photos, beautiful dress.

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    Jul 26, 2011, 06.58 PMby maddieom

    Gorgeous! I love the colour!

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    Jul 26, 2011, 06.25 PMby baka-pepica

    i love it!

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    Jul 26, 2011, 06.24 PMby abicairns

    lovely!

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    Jul 26, 2011, 06.01 PMby mojo elgin

    Beautiful! And what a great idea to separate the bodice and skirt!

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    Jul 26, 2011, 05.47 PMby ashchaser

    This dress is radiating, and especially in the shots you took, it is the perfect match!

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    Jul 26, 2011, 05.33 PMby idrinkcaprison

    I love your dress it’s beautiful!!

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    Jul 26, 2011, 05.07 PMby zilredloh

    This dress is lovely! Thanks for sharing.

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    Jul 26, 2011, 05.06 PMby Lucha Suarez

    Super cute! I love that it is seperates!

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    Jul 26, 2011, 04.48 PMby vasgarcia

    Beautiful!

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    Jul 26, 2011, 04.24 PMby LockNess

    I love that you left the pieces separate. You get so much more use out of your clothing, especially when its great pieces like these!

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    Jul 26, 2011, 04.01 PMby redredhoodie

    great pictures. and great dress.

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