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The "Missing" dress

Added Jul 23, 2013

by camis

Rota, Spain






This is another dress inspired by a tv show, in this case a dress that Ashley Judd wore on “Missing”. I was going on holiday and I needed a long summer dress and it was love at first sight. Making it was more difficult though as I couldn’t find better pictures of the dress on line. It’s supposed to be an Alberta Ferretti dress.

I wouldn’t know how to describe the construction of it as I did a lot of basting and a lot of taking everything apart until it fit just right. The top is made of four pieces and the skirt of a rectangle taken in at the waist at the sides. I inserted elastic at the waist and found cute metallic beads for a “necklace” that will keep the front pieces apart.

The fabric is very silky, difficult to work with, but I doubt it is silk. Very light and summery dress.




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    Sep 16, 2014, 03.19 PMby KamySole

    Vavavoum… “provocante” very nice on you

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    Mar 14, 2014, 04.05 PMby MBarryKerry

    its a beautiful dress on you and the fabric looks like it was challenging to work with Well done it looks gorgeous.

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    Jul 29, 2013, 02.37 PMby megneja

    Me encanta!Buen trabajo!

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    Jul 26, 2013, 10.05 PMby slmnstyle

    Beautiful dress! I love the fabric print and the overall look and feel of it. Great job!

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    Jul 25, 2013, 09.35 AMby shoesandbagsomy

    Looks so much better on you. She had her bra straps out!

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    Jul 24, 2013, 10.48 AMby SassyT

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    Jul 23, 2013, 10.42 PMby Helguchi

    Es precioso y parece muy versátil. Look casual o festivo depende de los complementos que elijas. Muy bonito.

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    Jul 23, 2013, 01.25 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Lovely – suits you very well ;)

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    Jul 23, 2013, 01.23 PMby Mary Athey

    its lovely on you, the fabrics gorgeous and you did a great job re creating the dress, i prefer yours with the fab necklinebx

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    Jul 23, 2013, 01.00 PMby liliv-1

    Very nice, I love this neckline!

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