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Evening dress (school dance)

Added Aug 15, 2011

by Maria Kultanen

Tampere, Finland






This is a dress which I made for the school dance last winter. It was my first evening dress which I designed from head to toe; the model and patterns are all made from scratch. The dress was inspired by film noir and the fall ’10’s #1 material, black lace.

Material Notes

Silk dupioni (pink wefts, turquoise warp), black lace, glass and plastic pearls
(invisible zipper, silk lining, plastic bones, buckram, tulle)




Garment Type

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    Aug 23, 2011, 06.33 AMby Maria Kultanen

    Thanks for you all for all the comments, so lovely to hear those words :)

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    Aug 18, 2011, 05.24 PMby beccatherine13

    woooooow. that is amazing and you look stunning in it!!!

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    Aug 17, 2011, 11.18 PMby Lucha Suarez

    Spectacular! I can see the film noir in the design, just beautiful!

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    Aug 16, 2011, 05.18 AMby tamezdc

    Nice gown!

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    Aug 16, 2011, 03.52 AMby cambra

    Stunning! This would make a GORGEOUS wedding dress in whites as well. I love this.

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      Aug 23, 2011, 06.34 AMby Maria Kultanen

      You’re right, I think it’d work as white as well!

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    Aug 16, 2011, 03.20 AMby kanamithedreamer

    Absolutely stunning!!!

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    Aug 15, 2011, 11.07 PMby inthenavy

    Wow! Love how the colours and the lace look together! Great Job!

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    Aug 15, 2011, 10.51 PMby cyndi-de-crafti

    OMG beautiful! I love the effect with the black lace overlaping with the pink silk fabric and the folds in front. Love it! Great job! :)

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    Aug 15, 2011, 07.11 PMby artsiekat

    Beautiful dress!

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    Aug 15, 2011, 07.02 PMby Anne Wagenhauser

    Very nice! Well done.

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    Aug 15, 2011, 05.46 PMby mlichtenwalner


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