Secret garden tea dress...

Added Sep 25, 2011

by naughtyshorts

Dunsborough, Aus...

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Blogged – http://naughtyshorts.blogspot.com/2011/04/secret-garden.html

I wanted to create a secret garden story with my dresses – a grown up version. Imagine creeping floral designs that demand a ruby lipstick or a rose blush. Granny boots, grey stockings and cashmere cardigans.

Inspired by gloomy skies and climbing roses.

Ancient buildings and Victorian Jewelry.

Emerald satin trims and tarnished silver tea sets.

This dress is of my own design, and lovingly created with attention to detail in my home studio.

It is finished with a self fabric ruffle on the neckline and sleeves. It zips up the side of the dress.

Material Notes

Recycled floral doona cover
12 inch dress zip
thread

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Bohemian, Bridal, Classic, Evening Wear, Goth/Gothic Lolita, Romantic, Victorian, Vintage
Material
Cotton, Blends

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    Sep 27, 2011, 03.44 AMby blmfld

    i love this especially the contrasting belt around the waist. excellent work!!

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    Sep 26, 2011, 01.37 PMby wildflower31

    I love florals, but I am too shicken to wear them. Beautiful dress.

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    Sep 25, 2011, 09.25 PMby flowergirl22

    the colours are stunning,, great job

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    Sep 25, 2011, 09.14 PMby nicoleangeline

    Beautiful!

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    Sep 25, 2011, 06.20 PMby tirrs

    lovely

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    Sep 25, 2011, 03.54 PMby sarahfbr

    Fab I love the fab description you gave too!

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    Sep 25, 2011, 01.17 PMby sewingfan1

    Wonderful, and I just love the contrasting green sash.

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    Sep 25, 2011, 10.26 AMby Anne Wagenhauser

    Lovely! Fabric and pattern and neckline, all gorgeous.

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    Sep 25, 2011, 04.17 AMby corcoranrobyn

    I love the neckline. Your description is beautiful!!

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    Sep 25, 2011, 03.34 AMby chillwear

    Beautiful fabric. love this dress.

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    Sep 25, 2011, 02.30 AMby LadyDanburry

    The collar is my favorite part.

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    Sep 25, 2011, 02.28 AMby wildcatspow

    So lovely!

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    Sep 25, 2011, 02.26 AMby wintersky

    wonderful job :3

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    Sep 25, 2011, 01.16 AMby mojo elgin

    Beautiful! And I love the picture you painted with your description. I can see it in my head… :):)

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    Sep 25, 2011, 12.21 AMby applesofavalon

    Very pretty!

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