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Black and White Bridesmaid Dress

Added Dec 30, 2011

by jacquipardue

Capitola, United...






I made my dress for my sister’s black and white themed wedding. The shoulder section was very loose and awkwardly shaped, so I cut it down a lot. It seemed like a good improvement until I’d been wearing it for 10 hours and it started to feel too tight on my arm. Oh well, it’ll be perfect for a date night when I only where it for a few hours. I added a matching bow belt, made by following Tilly’s tutorial: http://www.tillyandthebuttons.com/2010/06/bow-belt-tutorial.html

Material Notes

The fabric is a cotton blend with a little stretch. It’s black and white like chambray. I would love to have more of this fabric to make pants with—it would be perfect for fitted pants.




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    Jan 27, 2012, 02.47 AMby madismum

    Just gorgeous! I’ve been wanting to make this for ages, now I just have to!

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    Jan 11, 2012, 10.22 PMby Ellie Swanson

    Very nice – looks great on you!

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    Jan 11, 2012, 07.05 PMby annakatriin

    I liket the last pic most! woooonderful! love the colours and looks natural and not over pushed, warm and full of love! Great pic!

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    Jan 11, 2012, 05.32 PMby madebymeg

    cute! love the bow

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    Dec 31, 2011, 05.47 AMby tilshmil

    Beautiful dress and family!

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      Jan 2, 2012, 04.33 AMby jacquipardue

      thank you on both counts!

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    Dec 30, 2011, 04.30 PMby ealis

    Lovely dress……. The belt is a cute additional.

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    Dec 30, 2011, 03.42 PMby farintastisch

    So lovely, suits you very well! I really like the bow belt, what a cute detail. :)

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      Jan 2, 2012, 04.35 AMby jacquipardue

      thank you, it really feels more complete with the bow! :)

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    Dec 30, 2011, 03.16 PMby tirrs

    really lovely!

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    Dec 30, 2011, 01.54 PMby Mai-der

    WOW!!!! I love your dress!

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    Dec 30, 2011, 06.58 AMby Mary P.

    Really sic!!!

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    Dec 30, 2011, 06.19 AMby monikapullerits

    Absolutely stunning! The belt is a great idea!

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