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Gryffindor Dress!

Added Jul 15, 2009

by jessyratfink

Oakland, Califor...






I made this dress to wear to the midnight premiere of Half Blood Prince. I wanted people to recognize that I was a HP fan, but I didn’t want to wear a boring robe or school uniform. Most everyone knew, especially when they saw the back, where I embroidered “Weasley”.

Yes. I love Ron. I can’t help it.

Material Notes

Red and gold cotton, and red embroidery floss.




Garment Type
Beach, Casual

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    Nov 19, 2010, 09.53 PMby mad14kt

    Well Done!

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    Sep 3, 2010, 10.32 AMby sewingeek47

    OMG ! I fall in love with this dress. have to make one ! Great job

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    Dec 3, 2009, 05.05 PMby fetacheese

    oh my ghosh :D i love the colour!!! and great idea to have it strapless!!! it looks so gorgeous!!! :)

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    Oct 10, 2009, 08.08 PMby kchief

    OH MY GOSH! that is SO Cute. I love it.

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    Sep 11, 2009, 10.49 PMby lauramae0805

    Haha yesss! I love Ron too =)

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    Aug 14, 2009, 07.45 AMby devorahhh

    Awesome!!! Saw it on Instructables too. :)

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    Jul 28, 2009, 01.07 PMby sabgrd

    LOVE the colors! It’s sooo cute:)

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    Jul 27, 2009, 04.23 PMby meggylikeaninja

    i love it!! it looks amazing!

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    Jul 22, 2009, 09.12 AMby dewreb

    I love this so much! You did a wonderful job! I bet that everyone at the theater thought it was fantastic!

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    Jul 20, 2009, 12.44 AMby popartlove

    love it!

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    Jul 17, 2009, 10.13 PMby reemhmam

    wow very simple

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    Jul 16, 2009, 04.35 PMby lovelybones

    lovely sweet and simple

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    Jul 16, 2009, 03.41 PMby emesec

    I love Ron too!!!!!

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    Jul 16, 2009, 02.39 PMby ashchaser

    This is so cute and such a great idea! I have no idea why I didn’t think of it for the opening here… Anywho, the dress is so cute and it looks well put together!

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    Jul 16, 2009, 08.16 AMby verachuckndave

    So adorable! Great job! I love the embroidery (and Ronniekins) too!

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    Jul 16, 2009, 12.40 AMby melindalouise

    this looks outstanding. its a great classic shape too, did you use a pattern?

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    Jul 15, 2009, 09.11 PMby lindsayd

    I LOVE this.

    For the premier I wore a shirt that said ‘What would Dumbledore do?’ =]

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    Jul 15, 2009, 07.32 PMby jessyratfink

    I’ll definitely be wearing it again! I might do a slip under it though – bit worried about daytime wear. The cotton was a bit thinner than I thought. :P

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    Jul 15, 2009, 07.12 PMby sarsaparilla

    I love it! I’m in Australia too, so I’m getting excited for the weekend when I can finally see it!

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    Jul 15, 2009, 05.52 PMby hannnc

    in australia HP6 only came out yesterday, and i was working, so tonight i am off to see it :D annnnnd i wish i had your dress! Though, i could freeze to death. That is so clever, i love it. It’s pretty too so make sure you wear it again! :)

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    Jul 15, 2009, 04.55 PMby jmgordon52

    Perfect! How fun!

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