The Cupcake Dress

Added Jan 22, 2012

by mouse110

San Marcos, Cali...

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Description

I used the burda 7880 for this. It went together very quickly and I was pleasantly surprised at how easy it was! This was made for a steampunk convention and was a huge success. I will definitely be making more bustles! There are fabric “origami” butterflies all over this dress and it must be worn with a pink wig!

Material Notes

quilting cotton from Joann

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Costume
Style
Steampunk, Victorian
Material
Cotton, Lace/Sequins

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    Jan 23, 2012, 01.27 AMby aluckmann

    Love the color combination – especially with your pink hair. It would be so much fun to wear and outfit like this.

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    Jan 22, 2012, 11.46 PMby jennyrecorder

    Wow, fantabulous!

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    Jan 22, 2012, 11.25 PMby schnui

    What a wonderful outfit!! Well done.

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    Jan 22, 2012, 10.35 PMby blueartisan

    very funky!

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    Jan 22, 2012, 10.22 PMby wardrobe-cat

    Amazing job! The detail is fantastic.

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    Jan 22, 2012, 10.20 PMby CationDesigns

    Love the quirky take on Victorian style! That bustle looks fantastic. Does the bodice attach in front with hooks and eyes?

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      Jan 23, 2012, 12.10 AMby mouse110

      It buttons all the way down, next time I will use hooks and eyes. They are much easier on the fingers.

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    Jan 22, 2012, 09.01 PMby barmaglot

    So cool! Love the fabric. You’ve done a terrific job!

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