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Ok-I'm-Totally-Done-With-Yo-Yos Dress

Added Dec 1, 2010

by Ivana Krejci

Austin, Texas, U...






And this dress concludes my yo-yo obsession. It is constructed out of teal lightweight cotton and fully lined with a light brown polyester. The yo-yos are made out of linen, fancy cotton and silk.
It has a side invisible zipper. The ‘ball shaped’ skirt is gathered on the sides and meets the bodice with a yellow linen piping.

Material Notes

cotton, polyester, silk, linen




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Casual, Classic
Cotton, Polyester

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    Dec 3, 2010, 10.59 PMby Ivana Krejci

    Thanks all, you are too kind.

    Here is a tutorial for yo-yos http://zakkalife.blogspot.com/2009/06/how-to-sew-fabric-yo-yos.html They are so easy to make and so rewarding!

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    Dec 3, 2010, 03.46 PMby karamelkel

    I love this dress and the color combination works great! Job well done!

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    Dec 3, 2010, 02.04 PMby tinybows

    Love this!

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    Dec 3, 2010, 02.00 PMby magdamagda

    delicate sweet lovely contrast and I can see it worn over a blouse too!

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    Dec 3, 2010, 01.56 PMby mamamodista

    I really like this, It has an ANTHROPOLOGIE vibe which I’m into and you did a lovely job

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    Dec 3, 2010, 01.16 PMby integerclub

    Beautiful, I love the mix of colours you’ve used here!

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    Dec 3, 2010, 01.10 PMby baka-pepica

    like it like it like it!!!!! <3

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    Dec 3, 2010, 10.51 AMby luxihere

    Oh So Cute !!!! thanks for the inspiration, i have enough yo-yos in stock made from leftover fabrics, will deck them up on my darling daughter’s next dress that i sew….

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    Dec 3, 2010, 08.34 AMby juleken

    I´d love this for Christmas dinner! Its beautiful!

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    Dec 3, 2010, 04.32 AMby carolinat

    I love how the yoyos cross the chest. Great job! I also agree that you should not end your yoyo obsession. They rock!

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    Dec 3, 2010, 12.43 AMby cheesecakedancer

    What a cute dress! How did you make the flower(yo-yo?) details?

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    Dec 2, 2010, 08.29 PMby runningwithscissors1

    Very cute! I love the colours.

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    Dec 2, 2010, 07.52 PMby Ashley Frye

    So adorable. Reminds me of Mod Cloth dresses!

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      Dec 2, 2010, 08.28 PMby cooi

      I agree!!

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    Dec 2, 2010, 05.39 PMby mahaila

    I love this garment. Great choice of colours. It all works together so well. Nice work

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    Dec 2, 2010, 06.55 AMby nessys

    I really don’t think you should be finished with your fabulous yo-yos! I love the way you make them, with the larger hole in the middle and with/without contrast within!

    This again is a lovely, lovely frock – I agree – the blue and yellow work really well together and that linen cord really gives it a lovely touch. x

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    Dec 2, 2010, 03.57 AMby Zane Tanqueco

    Very cute! I would love to wear something like that!

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    Dec 1, 2010, 06.03 PMby sewobsessed

    I love the colors that you used on this dress the blue and gold are a wonderful combination. Unless everthing in your closet has yo-yos on it I do not know why you need to declare that you are finished with them. You made a wonderful dress!

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