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Let Forever Be

Added May 13, 2014

by lejditea

Beograd, Serbia






♫ ♪ Let Forever Be

This dress was a birthday present for my sister.. She found on ModCloth a strapless dress she liked, and it was my job to make something similar.. First task was to find the fabric for it.. That’s usually not an easy thing to do when you have something on mind, but this time I was very lucky.. My first visit to the fabric store was successful, I found this lightweight cotton wit tinny flowers, almost identical to the one on ModCloth dress.. I saw that fabric in the store only that day, never again..

For bodice I used pattern #124 from Burda 01/2012.. At the front, I made vertical tucks, and sewed buttons.. Just a little decorative detail.. The bodice is without the boning.. At one point I added it, but Dina didn’t like how it feels on the body, so I pulled out boning.. The skirt is pleated, from dress #124 from Burda 05/2007 ..




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    May 19, 2014, 11.08 AMby nrobson

    cute romantic dress :P

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    May 16, 2014, 09.18 AMby garygbride

    I like this photo!

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    May 13, 2014, 09.57 PMby maggieg5

    very pretty and lovely fit :0) also very pretty fabric

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      May 14, 2014, 12.18 PMby lejditea

      thank you :) the fit was better with boning, but it was uncomfortable and it had to be removed..

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    May 13, 2014, 09.22 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Very romantic and lovely dress! Lucky sister! Congrats on being featured! :)

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      May 14, 2014, 12.15 PMby lejditea

      thank you :)

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    May 13, 2014, 11.40 AMby liliv-1

    Very nice combination of patterns and you were really lucky to find this adorable fabric. Your sister looks very sweet and cute in her lovely dress.

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      May 13, 2014, 01.13 PMby lejditea

      thank you :) she doesn’t like gathered skirts, so I usually have to make her pleated one..

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    May 13, 2014, 10.54 AMby Deanna31

    Wow, lucky find!

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      May 13, 2014, 01.11 PMby lejditea

      yes ;) and lucky me, I’m left with about 0.7-1m of this fabric.. enough to make a summer shirt :)

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