Zip front recycled aluminum dress Laura

Added Apr 2, 2010

by mlssfshn

Austin, Texas, U...

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Description

This is one of my pieces from the Austin Eco Fashion Show March 25. There’s a side show with some of the items from the show on Facebook. This dress is made of recycled denim with zip front, recycled aluminum bunny punch flowers stitched with denim thread, and lined bodice. I modified the Laura to make the bodice.

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By mlssfshn at MLW Malissa Long Wear

Material Notes

3 pair white denim jeans

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Bohemian, Casual, Classic, Mod, Other, Punk, Rock, Romantic
Material
Cotton, Denim, Other

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    Jun 16, 2011, 08.51 PMby LimeSoda

    Excellent modifications. It’s looks lovely on you.

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    Nov 17, 2010, 10.55 PMby peaches2218

    This is much cuter—if more risqué—than the original Laura dress. Did you do any other mods to the bodice except change the center for the zip?

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      Nov 19, 2010, 03.51 AMby mlssfshn

      The skirt I drafted myself. size was off, as well,so I had to cut the top down. The muslin for size 36 measured 40 in at the bust, had to shave quite a bit off.

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    Oct 26, 2010, 03.22 PMby Laura Jane

    so cute!!

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    Jun 7, 2010, 01.30 AMby andreach

    This is A-MAZING

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      Jun 7, 2010, 01.56 AMby mlssfshn

      Thanks!

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    May 27, 2010, 12.09 PMby aleah

    This is wonderful! But dangerous, never wear a dress like this around tipsy people… they might want to do something with that zipper. But so lovely! Truly great inspiration.

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      May 29, 2010, 03.06 AMby mlssfshn

      Ha Ha…I need to add a hook and eye it doesn’t want to stay up

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    Apr 20, 2010, 01.18 AMby delsol

    Wow! Such a cool dress to begin with, but I just love the top stitching and the recycled aluminum!

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    Apr 4, 2010, 03.39 PMby keren

    Wow. It is stunning! Amazing!!! No other words but “Wow”. Wow!

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    Apr 2, 2010, 11.56 PMby cantare

    so great! the weaving on the bodice makes it!

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      Apr 3, 2010, 12.08 AMby mlssfshn

      It’s actually top stitching with denim thread. I did some pillow production for Levis and got 4 spools of their thread out of the gig.

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    Apr 2, 2010, 10.38 PMby kazzaw87

    Beautiful – you’ll have to forgive the rating of 4, it’s meant to be five but it looks like I didn’t have my mouse over the fifth circle properly.

    Great choice of fabric for reflecting the Autumn theme. Also love the detailing on the sides, squeezing in the waist to create contrast in forms, well done!

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      Apr 3, 2010, 12.07 AMby mlssfshn

      no worries!

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    Apr 2, 2010, 05.01 PMby cowlina

    OMG!! Adorable!!

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    Apr 2, 2010, 04.52 PMby judith27

    love this! so pretty!

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    Apr 2, 2010, 04.31 PMby mlssfshn

    Thank you both! It was the last piece I made and one of the show favorites. I posted a link to a slid show in the description but I doesn’t work I’m going to re-post here with a link to an article in the Daily Texan

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    Apr 2, 2010, 04.12 PMby suzetewilliams

    It is fabulous it must be said.

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    Apr 2, 2010, 03.27 PMby Rose Mes

    i love it!! it looks so new! i want it!

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http://burdastyle.com//projects/zip-front-recycled-aluminum-dress-laura