Summer in Miami (Summer Sewing Challenge)

Added Aug 5, 2012

by ceding

Miami, United St...

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IT WOULD MEAN THE WORLD IF YOU VOTED FOR MY DRESS <3 http://www.burdastyle.com/gallery/339?page=2

For this project I used the Theresa dress pattern as a base. I used a royal blue lace, and two polyester cotton mixes for the lining which are a coral and light sky blue. I was inspired by Miami Beach the epitome of summer if you ask me. The art deco inspiration, bright colors in every corner, light breezes, the ocean, everything screams paradise. I wanted my dress to bring the colors of Miami beach, and the movement of it’s blue oceans.

I altered the skirt of the dress into a full circle skirt, and I changed the back to a beautiful abstract open back that is held together with a small royal blue button. The dress is completely sewn by hand and reinforced with machine stitch at the hem and bodice panels. And of course like any modern dress should. .. it has pockets!

A huge thanks to Fabiola for being a wonderful model and Daena for taking these great pictures <3

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Romantic
Material
Lace/Sequins

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    Jun 30, 2013, 05.11 PMby chillwear

    Just a beautiful dress all around. I just printed out this pattern and getting lots inspiration.

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    Feb 18, 2013, 06.57 PMby anabella68

    congrats nice colours!!!

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    Aug 25, 2012, 11.58 AMby sewingfan1

    Congratulations on winning! This is such a gorgeous working of the pattern.

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    Aug 16, 2012, 07.30 AMby Livonet

    Congratulations.!!!!! I love colours, Sometimes I can match like 3 or 4 different colors when I dress up.!! You rock girl!!!! (>.<)

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      Aug 16, 2012, 05.23 PMby ceding

      Putting colors together in a harmonizing way is one of my favorite things to do! I’m sure your outfits are eye-catching (:

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    Aug 12, 2012, 05.35 PMby jokema

    omg I love this dress. se ve cuanto esfuerzo q pusiste en el.

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    Aug 10, 2012, 03.11 PMby Jodi Wade

    Oh my! This dress is absolutely wonderful! I love it!! I have voted for you. I love the way you have used the different colours with the lace.

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    Aug 8, 2012, 09.26 PMby Sandisews

    This is the craziest thing I’ve ever seen. I LOVE IT !! You have stunningly fresh ideas, you should go on PR, and you defintely deserve a new sewing machine ! I’m voting for you dear. Sandi

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      Aug 9, 2012, 01.49 PMby ceding

      Thank you so much for these words and your vote Sandi! xo

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    Aug 8, 2012, 06.38 AMby Martch

    This dress is gorgeous! I love the effect of the fabrics and the fact that it is made in 2 colors!

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    Aug 8, 2012, 02.15 AMby uniquelyme

    Lovely dress! Using lace and adding a full skirt gives the dress much more polish. I especially like the back cutout.

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    Aug 6, 2012, 09.49 PMby libra-s

    What a fun, lovely dress!!

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    Aug 6, 2012, 02.11 AMby ceding

    Thank you lovely ladies for your compliments!

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    Aug 6, 2012, 01.17 AMby schnui

    Beautiful. Well done.

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    Aug 5, 2012, 05.28 PMby Mauude

    This is so amazing!! I love the effect of the fabrics! Good job!

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    Aug 5, 2012, 04.56 PMby janene

    Amazing dress. Great colour and fabric choice. Lovely photos too! :-)

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    Aug 5, 2012, 04.33 PMby melongrowergirl

    What a fabulous idea to give this dress 2 colours! I like it!

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    Aug 5, 2012, 04.30 PMby Mary Athey

    This is stunning. your photos and the fabrics are gorgeous xx

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