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Adventure Dress

Added Feb 24, 2013

by melonhead

Roanoke, Indiana...






I designed and hand drafted this dress using my own measurements. The dress was made from a printed linen fabric. The fabric was pre-printed for a circle skirt, but I thought the pattern would make a unique dress. Each pattern piece was specifically placed on the patterned fabric. Because the print on the fabric is so detailed I wanted to keep the dress design simple, focusing primarily on placement of the pattern and the fit of the garment. The skirt is pleated with 2.5 inch pleats all the way round the skirt. There is an invisible zipper in the back with a placket of fabric covered buttons on top of it.

If you’d like you can check out more on my blog :) http://esther-fromthesticks.blogspot.com/2013/02/what-adventures-may-come.html

Material Notes

Linen, invisible zipper, thread, buttons, glue.




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    Feb 25, 2013, 04.47 PMby Mary Athey

    This is gorgeous on you, amazing fabric x

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    Feb 25, 2013, 01.06 PMby chased-away

    This dress is beautiful- it’s flattering and the placement of the fabric is interesting and really special. And of course, your pictures are stunning! <3 Did you just have a boat lying around? ;)

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      Feb 26, 2013, 05.50 PMby melonhead

      Aw thank you so much! Haha, well I had part of the boat just laying around, but the sails took some time to put together ;) Cardboard and tulle is not always my best friend.

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    Feb 25, 2013, 07.08 AMby avjames

    I hope many adventures are to come.

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      Feb 26, 2013, 05.50 PMby melonhead

      Thank you, I hope so as well!

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    Feb 25, 2013, 05.33 AMby michelle ><><><

    Again gorgeous! I really want this one!!!! <><, michelle

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      Feb 26, 2013, 05.50 PMby melonhead

      Thank you Michelle! :)

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    Feb 24, 2013, 09.39 PMby YellowWay

    Very unique, I love it :)

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