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a dress i wanted to finish

Added Aug 25, 2009

by davee09

Brisbane, Australia




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not quite done yet! trying for something different to go to a beachy wedding reception

Material Notes

this is a sample the real one is gonna b in silk!!




Garment Type
Bohemian, Classic, Evening Wear, Romantic
Organza, Rayon, Satin



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    Sep 3, 2010, 02.35 PMby davee09

    no i never got to the silk version im afraid!! the wedding was moved up and i didnt have enough time >.< TY everyone for the nice comments you made me day!! XD

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    Apr 19, 2010, 09.49 PMby pixelink

    breathtaking, did you ever make the silk version? Gallant effort for your first dress, the colour is divine ;-))

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    Mar 27, 2010, 08.18 AMby seasidelaundry

    There is a lesson here! No zipper, no hem, fabric content unknown…and the most amazing dress! I think your “less is more” attitude is the way to go. A beautiful fashion photo!

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    Sep 19, 2009, 07.45 PMby evelynsmith

    I’m speechless… it’s too amazing for words.

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    Sep 7, 2009, 12.04 AMby lenarrrd

    This is really nice. Do you have any pictures of the back? I’d love to see how it looks.

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    Sep 2, 2009, 06.44 AMby shortcut2u2

    WoW! You look stunning, and the dress looks really expensive. It’s a shame I’m too old for a look like that. You are gonna turn some heads when in that one girl :-)

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    Sep 1, 2009, 08.42 PMby ambiguousbliss

    i need instructions!! this dress is absolutly stunning – it fits you so well and looks comfy too! kudos

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    Sep 1, 2009, 08.03 PMby outdooranimal

    Is your chosen fabric a knit or woven? If its a knit, gently press up your hem allowance. You may or may not want to interface the hem using a stretch interfacing, fusible. You can either finish the hem allowance by using a twin needle topstitch, no need to finish the edge of the pressed up hem. Or, secondly, a blind hemmer, with tension adjusted, can do an admirable job on finishing that hem.

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    Aug 31, 2009, 05.16 AMby marissabee

    Wow! This is incredibly beautiful – great job! Would you possibly be able to share the pattern brand and number so that I could try to find it? Thanks so much!

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    Aug 29, 2009, 08.30 PMby mesha2316

    Gorgeous I can only pray one day I can sew that well!

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    Aug 29, 2009, 11.59 AMby drakeauge

    It’s so beautiful! Really elegant, and those wrinkles on the neckline makes it so… Perfect!

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    Aug 29, 2009, 01.47 AMby crazzy-cowgirl

    I absolutely luv it

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    Aug 28, 2009, 02.55 AMby hstorm799

    Gorgeous! I LOVE the pleating at the neckline. That is a great way to pull in the fullness from the bust. I might just try that on my next project. Thanks!

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    Aug 28, 2009, 01.01 AMby davee09

    ty everyone!! im trying to figure out how to sew the hem of the dress but scared of wreaking it! lol im hoping to finish it off in silk sometime in september though!! too busy at the moment studying! thanks again!!!

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    Aug 27, 2009, 06.31 PMby miekekolkman

    One word: Wow! This is an amazing dress! I hope you’ll share the pattern.

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    Aug 27, 2009, 04.58 PMby citrin


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    Aug 27, 2009, 04.24 PMby teodoragodar

    This is so nice and you are so beautiful!!!

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    Aug 27, 2009, 12.55 PMby anajan

    This dress is really gorgeous! Love the shape, the color, and love your photo!

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    Aug 27, 2009, 01.07 AMby quinn4

    A trully lovely dress. Love the color, the cut, great choice of fabric too.! Really Nice!

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    Aug 26, 2009, 11.59 PMby angel196172

    What a beautiful dress! I was ready to start it tonght, But don’t have the instructions! Does anyone have any idea where I may find them? Please let me know asap.

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    Aug 26, 2009, 07.51 PMby simplyserendipity

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE IT! It’s stunning! You look beautiful in it too! Please share!

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    Aug 26, 2009, 04.46 PMby imvisible

    looks amazing! great job, the fabric is beautiful!

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    Aug 26, 2009, 03.51 PMby manati

    It looks really good to me. What fabric did you used for the outside green?

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      Mar 24, 2010, 11.52 PMby davee09

      i think its polyester. its definately a silk but i just found it at spotlight in australia. it was on sale so i didnt really pay attention to what it was made from lolz

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    Aug 26, 2009, 01.54 PMby dkocsis45

    that is a truly beautiful dress. great job!

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    Aug 26, 2009, 01.15 PMby yukomachida

    Great job!. Gorgeous dress.

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    Aug 26, 2009, 01.08 PMby davee09

    to b honest i kinda cheated and had to pin it at the back for the pic!!! lol havent put a zipper in yet or anything! haha man im bad at sewing!! i dont know how to put the pattern up or anything cos i found it im my mums old sewing kit and just put it together haha not bad for my first dress i think! ty maly!! love ya heaps! who knew that a hair dryer could come in so handy!! lol

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    Aug 26, 2009, 07.49 AMby cathysews

    Really stunning, excellent fit and cut…great.

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    Aug 25, 2009, 04.08 PMby nehmah

    Excellent sewing; lovely color. Nehmah

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    Aug 25, 2009, 02.19 PMby lbell

    OH MY GOSH that dress is beautiful, is that your own pattern? Please share.

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