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Fancy a V dress

Added Oct 23, 2011

by woman

Kuala Lumpur, Ma...






Drafted this princess line dress for a wedding dinner. While I was adjusting the fit, I thought hey the back looks kinda nice being opened, so I made the “collar” flaps for it in contrasting black. In hindsight, it would’ve been better if I had made the piece as a real collar piece instead of attaching it the faux way hee hee hee..

A plain dress like this might need more help in the accessorizing department so I made the sequinny foldover clutch to go with it.

On a not-so-separate note.. I am a pear-shaped person and I feel this single piece block dresses don’t really suit me that well as opposed to 2-piece dress blocks that are split at the waistline.. do any of you have this same thought as me, or am I just overthinking it? :-/


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    Nov 14, 2011, 11.34 PMby nouvellegamine

    i’m a pear shape as well, but i think the design, especially the black collar in the back provide a nice balance. very pretty and very well suited for you :D

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      Nov 19, 2011, 06.50 PMby woman

      thank you! sometimes i’m really conscious about being pear shaped hehe.. i should really stop worrying :D

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    Nov 1, 2011, 03.39 PMby prettysewinggirl

    wow, WOW! Great work, its perfect :)

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      Nov 1, 2011, 03.48 PMby woman

      thank you francini! so nice of u! :D

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    Oct 25, 2011, 09.39 PMby tippiella

    This is so pretty, and the back is gorgeous! I am the same shape and feel the same way about single piece dresses, seeing this however makes me rethink that because you look wonderful. :)

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      Oct 28, 2011, 09.04 AMby woman

      thank you tippiella! that’s really sweet of you! i love your storyteller dress btw, what gorgeous fabric!

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    Oct 25, 2011, 07.59 PMby tinyskids

    the dress fits you great, very classy and elegant. This is a great dress.

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      Oct 25, 2011, 08.40 PMby woman

      thank you very much! u’ve made my day :D

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    Oct 25, 2011, 03.10 PMby keron

    i love the simplicity. the back collar kill it. tell me you made the purse.

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      Oct 25, 2011, 04.36 PMby woman

      thank you keron! yes i made the purse, it’s a simple fold-over with a zipper enclosure :D

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    Oct 25, 2011, 03.06 PMby keron

    i love the simplisity, the back collar kill it. tell me u made the purse.
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    Oct 23, 2011, 10.31 PMby madebymeg

    love the shape and the pink! and i think you look great in it—curves in all the right places!

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      Oct 24, 2011, 04.30 AMby woman

      thank you Meg! hmm not enough curves on the boobies but a girl’s gotta make do with what God gave her! lol

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      Oct 24, 2011, 05.40 AMby madebymeg

      i’m shaped exactly the same way! nevertheless i think the princess seams suits you!

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    Oct 23, 2011, 08.55 PMby infinite-plus-one

    as a pear-shaped woman, let me tell you – you look wonderful and you are clearly overthinking. wear the dress with pride, it suits you wonderfully.

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      Oct 24, 2011, 04.29 AMby woman

      thank you for the encouragement! i shall wear it with pride! :D

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    Oct 23, 2011, 07.17 PMby kihli

    Nice dress! I am also pear-shaped and I feel the same concerning dresses with or without waistline seams. But I also sew one-piece dresses which I do not find to be too bad on me (I think the difference is not that obvious for other persons than ourselves). In fact, your dress suits you very well and you look stunning in it!

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      Oct 24, 2011, 04.28 AMby woman

      Thanks Kihli! I’m glad I’m not the only one who feels that way, and thanks for the reassurance! :D

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    Oct 23, 2011, 06.04 PMby Priscilla Folley

    I love your dress! The front looks so elegant and the back… BANG! I love surprises. Excellent job!

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      Oct 24, 2011, 04.22 AMby woman

      thank you Priscilla! I love surprises too, I think I should try to incorporate more “surprise” elements in my future garments… :D

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    Oct 23, 2011, 05.46 PMby mememe-1

    Well I could not think of a better name for this dress than a fancy dress! Fancy dress indeed! And the back of the dress is stunning! Very very nice!

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      Oct 24, 2011, 04.15 AMby woman

      hehe thank you so much! u made my day mememe :D

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    Oct 23, 2011, 04.52 PMby Irina Schwab

    so classy, and it fits your figure perfectly!

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      Oct 24, 2011, 04.02 AMby woman

      thank you Irina!

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