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Alice chasing chickens in wonderland

Added Nov 4, 2009

by bijouxbetty

Brooklyn, New Yo...






A freinds wedding in Ireland at the beginning of September & at the last minute decided to make something. I knew I wanted to make it but hadnt decided on a style & only had a few hours to rustle it up. So I ended with this – completely from scratch.
I decided to sew up a bow & popped it onto the back.
The bride said it reminded her of alice in wonderland – which made me super happy.
A simple bodice – the bust darts go from the middle to nipple in a V shape for fun, waistband, inverted box pleats & then the silverish border at the bottom was sewn with a twist in it to make it super poufy.

Material Notes

Silk, Interfacing for the waist & neckline,




Garment Type

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    Apr 22, 2011, 08.45 AMby shelley .

    I love the dress it’s really great.

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    Mar 11, 2010, 03.14 PMby seussian

    I love the bust darts. So super cute! Perhaps a tutorial for them any time soon???

    God bless you and your family , :)

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    Nov 6, 2009, 08.06 AMby vintagesweet

    I Love it. Looks very inspired by alice in wonderland.

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    Nov 4, 2009, 09.21 PMby ladysophie

    Thats an amazing dress! It reminds me of Alice in wonderland too, but a more modern version. Great job, and you made it so quick! Good on you! Wish I was good as you.

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