Throw your Diamonds in the Air

Added Jan 3, 2010

by bows

Guelph, Canada

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Description

This was the dress I made for NYE I started out creating a structured tux style dress but then I slowly transformed it to this more romantic billowy style dress

Material Notes

stiff cotton

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Evening Wear, Romantic
Material
Cotton

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    Apr 23, 2011, 08.01 AMby shelley .

    So cute:)

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    May 9, 2010, 11.32 AMby wishofhappiness

    love it! tou look amazing in it!

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    Feb 19, 2010, 01.51 PMby littlemissny

    Wow its really gread and amazing!!! :D
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    Jan 27, 2010, 02.16 PMby saori

    i love this dress! very classy ;)

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    Jan 24, 2010, 05.48 PMby poesflower

    Love this dress. Just learning to sew myself and was looking for ideas to transform a bridesmaid dress into a graduation dress (i graduate from nursing school in may), Love the little pin tucks!

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      Jan 24, 2010, 11.58 PMby bows

      congratulations and good luck with your dress! its a really simple technique ive upcycled a couple dresses this way :)

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    Jan 24, 2010, 05.09 PMby beaufabulous

    Amazing dress!! You are very talented, awesome pics too!!

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    Jan 22, 2010, 06.27 AMby craziemirrie

    It looks wonderful on you! And you didn’t use a pattern either. You are very talented!

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    Jan 21, 2010, 05.57 PMby lulucupcake

    Goregous. The cut of the dress looks fantastic.

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    Jan 13, 2010, 05.50 PMby channa90

    the best Little black dress iv seen!

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      Jan 13, 2010, 08.05 PMby bows

      wow bold statements from both you and Ilia La Malice! Thank you! :)

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    Jan 13, 2010, 04.43 PMby iljalamalice

    The perfect dress!! :D

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    Jan 12, 2010, 11.04 PMby prairieponygirl

    OH MY goodness! how beautiful but has a little something that grabs the eye! Perfect! Love it to the MAX! A how To? please <3 :)

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    Jan 11, 2010, 06.08 AMby susanwrigley

    Wow, this is so chic. Please post a how-to with pattern! :)
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    Jan 9, 2010, 09.33 AMby vintagesweet

    Looks amazing. I love the look.

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    Jan 8, 2010, 08.44 AMby gonnange

    this is simply amazing! i would love love love to see a how-to if you’re thinking about making one

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    Jan 7, 2010, 08.20 PMby anastasia19

    haljina je predivna

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    Jan 7, 2010, 05.06 PMby applesnoranges

    super job! I bet you got down on NYE in this…well I hope you did ;)

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    Jan 7, 2010, 03.25 PMby lelie

    stunning!

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    Jan 7, 2010, 05.41 AMby smallone

    wow Bows! I just read you bio and it says you started sewing summer 09!!!! You have a real gift and great personal style…lucky you :) keep up the good work.

    BTW did you do the structuring of the fabric in the skirt on this dress because it really makes it?

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      Jan 7, 2010, 09.15 PMby bows

      did I do it or how did I do it?
      I did by just pinching pieces of the fabric and pulling it under itself and then hand tacking the pieces in place…it was very time consuming! but I think it was worth the results! :)

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    Jan 4, 2010, 03.10 PMby lizah

    omg, this is great! beautiful :)

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    Jan 4, 2010, 03.19 AMby jam and ivy

    this is great! Did you use a pattern for it?

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      Jan 4, 2010, 04.59 PMby bows

      no i just created it myself :)

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    Jan 4, 2010, 12.30 AMby mrsorgangrinder

    This is great. Lovely accessorizing too!

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    Jan 3, 2010, 11.47 PMby leeloe

    wow.. this is great dress.. and it looks great on you :) .. nice job!

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