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Junior Prom

Added Apr 17, 2010

by annawilliamson

New York, New Yo...






This is the dress I made for my Junior Prom back in ‘07. I don’t know why I never put it up before! I did the bodice twice, this is the final version (which is much better than the original design). The skirt is done in the bodice fabric with an organza overlay- I used the extra organza to make the shawl.

I didn’t use a pattern for the bodice (either time), just measured where I wanted everything to go. Picked out a pattern (probably Simplicity, I don’t remember which one) for the skirt. Seems like an odd choice, but I wanted to be able to say I designed it myself (I didn’t feel so territorial about the skirt).

By now this looks dated to me, and I can think of a million things I wish I had done better, but I worked my butt off on it and I was really proud of what I did. :)




Garment Type
Evening Wear
Organza, Satin

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    Apr 17, 2010, 06.52 PMby lollybot

    You should be proud of making that all by yourself!! It’s an accomplishment. It’s very pretty, but we always go back wishing we’d changed things. It’s lovely :D

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    Apr 17, 2010, 05.29 AMby sew4my3

    Really pretty! The fabric is just awesome and judging from the pictures it looks like you had a wonderful evening! Well done!

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