V1108 My Favorite Dress

Added Jul 25, 2011

by assets

Nottingham, Unit...

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Description

I made this for my Cousins Wedding it’s my first time using boning and I enjoyed making this dress even getting confused with the pleats. I was worried the dress will not fit but it fit like a glove and was comfortable until I realised I couldn’t drive in it the arms restricted me until I realsied it was my bra straps which I pulled down!!! Doh. I made my Mum’s Dress in Pink Silk Sari Fabric.

Material Notes

I bought 2 lots of fabric for this dress first a bright red with specks of gold and swirls £20 plus £6 for the lining then I thought no the swirls will clash with the pleats so I drove from Nottingham to Leicester and found this wonderful Purple Silk just £5 per meter and satin for lining. Purple beads for decoration.

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Evening Wear
Material
Silk

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    Jul 26, 2011, 10.14 PMby 5294sandras

    Lovely dress!

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    Jul 26, 2011, 02.14 PMby magdamagda

    I like the second pic best:) Great choice it’s a lovely design!

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      Jul 27, 2011, 10.03 PMby assets

      Thank you for the nice comment.

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    Jul 26, 2011, 12.47 PMby Douli Bee

    Both dresses are adorable! Good job :-))

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      Jul 27, 2011, 10.04 PMby assets

      Thank you Douli.

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    Jul 26, 2011, 12.59 AMby mojo elgin

    You look gorgeous! Love that fabric!

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      Jul 27, 2011, 10.04 PMby assets

      Thank you for your comment I Appreciate it.

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