Sr. Prom Dress

Added Feb 25, 2010

by Callie Harkness

Richmond Hill, G...

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Description

This is the dress I made for last year’s prom. It took me about a month to finish. It was kinda modeled after Bell’s yellow dress from Beauty and the Beast. Everyone said it was the best dress that year. I even put a pocket in the skirt so my date wouldn’t have to carry my lipstick.

Material Notes

I used a satin for the bodice and underskirt. The overskirt was made with an organza. The embroidery on the front I did by hand, but the lace on the sides and skirt was handmade in Madeira, Portugal.

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Evening Wear
Material
Organza, Satin

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    Apr 18, 2011, 11.33 AMby robygiup

    I can believe it was the best dress that year, it’s gorgeous!!!

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    Feb 27, 2010, 02.07 PMby littleg

    wow, it looks great :)

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    Feb 26, 2010, 04.59 PMby helenadoll

    I love the colour! and brilliant idea about the lipstick pocket! :D

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    Feb 26, 2010, 03.23 PMby dorawarren

    you did a wonderful job!

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    Feb 26, 2010, 01.34 PMby strawberrypancakesbykim

    wow! this is so gorgeous. That pocket idea is great – i made my prom dress and i think i’m going to go add a pocket today! :-)

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    Feb 26, 2010, 12.53 PMby elaine-bin

    A really lovely dress, the colour is great, well done !!!!!!

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    Feb 26, 2010, 12.45 PMby msgems

    Wow this is so lovely. I bet you were the Belle of the Ball. Great work.

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    Feb 26, 2010, 10.45 AMby lizah

    well done! :)

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    Feb 26, 2010, 09.03 AMby william james

    very beautiful

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    Feb 26, 2010, 06.37 AMby allygally

    This is beautiful! I can’t believe it only took you a month— not only to create and sew, but to embroider as well! A stunning work of art.

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    Feb 26, 2010, 06.35 AMby keren

    wow, what a dress! so much detail. I love the red – it’s so bold and lovely and suits you well. It’s beautiful and amazing.

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    Feb 26, 2010, 06.06 AMby cquinn13

    it’s lovely! excellent job. (and great idea with the pocket!)

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    Feb 26, 2010, 05.22 AMby Jasmine Iris Philbrick

    you did an amazing job! the color is so pretty and the dress is awesome. :]

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    Feb 26, 2010, 05.07 AMby libra-s

    Very beautiful. You look great.

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