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All made up and nowhere to go

Added Jul 29, 2009

by verypurplepe...

Tokyo, Japan






This dress is made without pattern, it’s simply smaller rectangles for bodice and bigger ones for the skirt. I sewed a row of ruffles on top of the bodice and also two pairs of loops so I can put detachable straps on it. The back of the bodice has several rows of shirrings to ensure the fit, and the front has four different buttons.

I can always wear the dress as a tube dress, but I prefer wearing it with these brown straps that I already have. Believe me, if you have an active first-grader boy around, a strapless dress is not a wise choice.

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Material Notes

Lovely double-gauze cotton fabric called Girly & Bitter, designed by Asuka for Nina’s sewing factory. It has got birds, buttons, scissors, bunnies, stars, candies, mushrooms, girls, basically every pretty things on it.




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    Aug 13, 2009, 03.28 PMby lucaltd

    Another beautiful dress, i wish rectangles of fabric looked the same when i sewed them together!

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    Jul 31, 2009, 01.48 AMby lybu

    OMG. I love this. All of your dresses are super cute.

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    Jul 30, 2009, 11.03 PMby lauriana

    Once more, a great dress! And it’s a great picture with you other dresses behind you. I can completely understand you point on strapless dresses. In fact, even without children I’m always afraid they won’t stay up.

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    Jul 29, 2009, 02.10 PMby GabrielleDanielle

    Beautiful dresses… and fabrics…

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    Jul 29, 2009, 09.25 AMby annagerrbo

    really cute! i like it! (or them… did you make all 5?)

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    Jul 29, 2009, 08.00 AMby bernal

    Super cute dress! You look great in it!

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    Jul 29, 2009, 07.12 AMby lizah

    lovely dress! and the ones on the wall too :)

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    Jul 29, 2009, 05.18 AMby sewella

    Such a lovely dress(es)!

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    Jul 29, 2009, 04.01 AMby emlj

    very beautiful pictires :-)

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    Jul 29, 2009, 02.59 AMby bohemia

    Such an adorable dress!!

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