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Convertible Evening Gown

Added Nov 30, 2014

by Chi Krneta

Seattle, United ...




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I bought this lovely blue sequin lace to make something for a New Year’s Eve party and came up this dress with a removable skirt for dancing. By using a halter top and a wide belt I was able to get this work with only one yard of the expensive lace – maybe the one benefit to being short ;)




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Classic, Bridal, Evening Wear
Blends, Knits/Jersey, Lace/Sequins


Designer & Photographer

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    Dec 8, 2014, 01.48 PMby nrobson

    Its wonderful, spunky

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    Dec 5, 2014, 07.43 PMby Ana Roger

    Lovely dress! That’s so cool how you made the additional skirt attachment. XD

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      Dec 11, 2014, 03.55 AMby Chi Krneta

      Thanks! I figured I would get more wear out of the dress by making a short version w/ a long attachment.

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    Dec 3, 2014, 05.40 PMby gtangel

    Love love the colour. Great idea

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    Dec 2, 2014, 07.49 PMby seabreit

    This combo looks really nice for party with dancing! Curious as to how you attatched black band to the lace skirt. Nice work, great with the blue shoes…

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      Dec 3, 2014, 05.07 AMby Chi Krneta

      Thanks! The band is just a wide piece of dark blue elastic that I sewed into a belt and the skirt is just sewn directly onto the belt.

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    Dec 1, 2014, 10.41 PMby liliv-1

    Wonderful idea and execution. I love the color too:-)

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      Dec 1, 2014, 10.49 PMby Chi Krneta

      Thank you! Yes, that blue looks good on pretty much anyone :)

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    Dec 1, 2014, 09.37 PMby kisses

    Cool idea and I like the colour

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    Nov 30, 2014, 10.59 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    I like this a lot – and it’s a great idea! Thanks for sharing! You look lovely!

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    Nov 30, 2014, 10.13 PMby SewingBeautifully

    Great idea! Beautiful colour and it looks great on you.

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    Nov 30, 2014, 01.29 PMby yenny lee


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    Nov 30, 2014, 11.29 AMby MarineSea

    nice dress! goood idea! beautiful color!

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    Nov 30, 2014, 08.24 AMby Mary Athey

    Stunning dress and you look fabulous. What a clever idea, both dress versions look great and you could always pair the lace skirt with a different top for another look x

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      Nov 30, 2014, 10.14 PMby Chi Krneta

      Thanks! I’ll have to add more photos of the skirt paired with other things.

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