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Hidden treasure

Added Nov 20, 2009

by sewella

South Of Eden, M...






A ’70s dress I had in my possession. I made several changes and I think this ogre of a dress has turned into a princess dress.
After being refashioned I thought it could look even better if I put an obi-belt. I think I was right.
I love this new dress!

For the whole story behind it, read: here

Material Notes

synthetic blend




Garment Type
Classic, Evening Wear, Romantic, Vintage

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    Mar 25, 2010, 07.15 AMby Sanne K. Astrid

    The transformation looks terrific! You did an awesome job. :)

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    Dec 2, 2009, 02.29 PMby barbaraagatha

    “Ogre dress”. It makes me laugh :)

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    Nov 23, 2009, 11.57 AMby maaiketje

    Amazing! Can I ask how you did the collar? I’ve been struggling with a blouse..

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    Nov 23, 2009, 11.29 AMby senasews

    Your new dress looks great and you were so totally right about the obi belt!

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    Nov 22, 2009, 10.47 PMby Heather D. Childree

    Much improved refashioning!

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    Nov 22, 2009, 09.31 PMby gee-em

    Wow! A big thumbs up to u.

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    Nov 22, 2009, 09.31 PMby gee-em

    Wow! A big thumbs up to u.

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    Nov 22, 2009, 09.31 PMby gee-em

    Wow! A big thumbs up to u.

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    Nov 22, 2009, 08.17 AMby liaspace

    how very clever of u :) beautiful

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    Nov 22, 2009, 03.06 AMby beastofcotton

    wow! I’m amazed at how well you modernised the dress, without losing the style and essence of the old one. Well done.

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    Nov 21, 2009, 12.57 AMby nessys

    What a fab transformation! There is nothing that can beat the feeling of transforming the unwearable to wearable (and the not so gorgeous to the gorgeous!!!). The belt really makes it, love the contrast!!!

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    Nov 20, 2009, 10.42 PMby alden

    This is totally fantastic and you look amazing in it!

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    Nov 20, 2009, 07.28 PMby tatuswelle

    awww….gorgeous transformation!!! Love it

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    Nov 20, 2009, 05.54 PMby flosiepoos

    Ah, what were they thinking in the 70s eh? Excellent job putting things right, it’s a gorgeous dress!

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      Nov 20, 2009, 06.15 PMby sewella

      Thank you all!

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    Nov 20, 2009, 04.30 PMby irmchen

    This dress fits you very well! It is just a sewella-dress… like it.

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    Nov 20, 2009, 02.47 PMby anajan

    Wow, kakva transformacija! Haljina je prelepa, i boja ti super stoji.

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    Nov 20, 2009, 01.37 PMby zickzack

    The shortened/sleeveless version looks so much better! And, yes, you were right concerning the belt.

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      Nov 20, 2009, 01.42 PMby sewella

      Thanks! I strongly believe that in comparison with the old version this new one looks like the queen of the world! :) I am glad you liked it!

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