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Ophelia's Cotton Candy Dress

Added Jun 16, 2010

by Ophelia K

Japan, Japan






Hola friends,

I have 2 more weeks to the craft fair and still need to sew more than 5 clothing. I didn’t know how hard it is to prepare for a craft show. I haven’t had any day off this month from sewing. At least, I am enjoying this, so it’s good.

Today, I finished this Cotton Candy Dress. I named it just because it’s so sweet;)
As you probably noticed, it’s the same design as Dress for a big girl. Minor alternation is the shape of collar and belts instead of buttons.
I made necklace and earrings by shell beads as well.

I actually don’t purchase expensive fabrics so much, but this one was little pricey. There is sometime you can’t control yourself, and I was there…


Material Notes

cotton, zipper




Garment Type
Bridal, Classic, Romantic, Vintage

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    Nov 18, 2010, 08.38 PMby virginia Argumosa de poo

    I just love it, it’s so sweet :)

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    Jun 30, 2010, 12.30 AMby buddingnaturalist

    Wow this is so beautiful and fits awesomely! What pattern did you use? Or did you draft it to your measurements?

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      Jun 30, 2010, 09.14 AMby Ophelia K

      Thanks, I used Simplicity 6670. But the size mentioned is little bigger, so you can make the allowance to 1" instead. Well, that what I did.

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    Jun 18, 2010, 03.31 PMby ashleyraine

    In love. This is a perfect summer dress.

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    Jun 18, 2010, 01.50 PMby tallykay

    you look so beautiful in that dress, your husband must love it….I really like the back! It is so beautiful!

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      Jun 22, 2010, 04.27 AMby Ophelia K

      Thank you!! My husband… hope he does:D

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    Jun 18, 2010, 03.49 AMby solsticefire

    I love the neckline in the back :)

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    Jun 17, 2010, 04.50 PMby anniekmcn

    This dress is so cute! Is it your own pattern design? I love love love the style!

    Sarabande, you can get similar skinny belts on Dorothyperkins.co.uk for quite cheap.

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      Jun 22, 2010, 04.27 AMby Ophelia K

      Thank you! I used basic dress pattern from Simplicity 6670. Neckline and collar were modified by me.

      Thanks for the link too!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 03.07 PMby chillwear

    Love this dress, love your style….

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    Jun 17, 2010, 11.04 AMby sarabande19

    So beautiful! and the belt ads the extra something that makes it special. I’m looking for a belt like this for my last dress, but cannot fine one…

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      Jun 22, 2010, 04.23 AMby Ophelia K

      Thank you!
      Oh you mean the coffee date dress you made? I love that!
      This belt was only $5. Hope you will be able to find one!!!

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      Jun 22, 2010, 04.26 AMby Ophelia K


      anniekmcn said there is one here!! Check it out!

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      Jun 23, 2010, 03.36 PMby sarabande19

      thank you for the hint! I will have a look there. Yes, I want it for my coffee date dress. at least I have a white belt now to go with it.

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    Jun 17, 2010, 09.30 AMby icecjan

    just gorgeous!

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    Jun 17, 2010, 06.10 AMby smallone

    Ophelia another lovely cute little frock from you…you are at about one a day…I hope you are getting enough sleep ? :)

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      Jun 22, 2010, 04.21 AMby Ophelia K

      Hello, thank you!!
      Well, I usually make 3 to 4 clothing per week. I have time to sleep, but no time to play and go out! Still it’s my choice though;)

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    Jun 17, 2010, 03.45 AMby tinybows

    I will go to bed tonight and dream of this dress. It’s amazing and beautiful.

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      Jun 22, 2010, 04.19 AMby Ophelia K

      Have you worn the dress in your dream?:)

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    Jun 16, 2010, 10.01 PMby seasidelaundry

    Sugar sweet. See why you could not resist the fabric. Think you will sell every item!

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      Jun 17, 2010, 02.57 AMby Ophelia K

      Thanks!! I hope so!!

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    Jun 16, 2010, 08.56 PMby reneebies

    you’re right. frickin cute fabric.

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    Jun 16, 2010, 05.00 PMby smalldose

    wow. just wow. The dress turned out perfectly.<3

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      Jun 17, 2010, 02.55 AMby Ophelia K

      wow, thanks!!;)

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    Jun 16, 2010, 04.27 PMby frkbustad

    It’s such a gorgeous dress! I love the fabric, and the neckline is so flattering!

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      Jun 17, 2010, 02.55 AMby Ophelia K

      Thank you! I think neckline is a key of dress.

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    Jun 16, 2010, 04.13 PMby tamezdc

    That is such a pretty dress and I love your entire look, especially your shoes!

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      Jun 17, 2010, 01.47 AMby Ophelia K

      Thank you so much!

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    Jun 16, 2010, 03.27 PMby kimboat

    i’ve favorited almost all your project and this one is no exception, gorgeous.

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      Jun 17, 2010, 01.47 AMby Ophelia K

      Thank you very much!! I guess we have the same style preference!

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    Jun 16, 2010, 01.52 PMby madstitchress

    I just have to say that each one of your creations is so unique and whimsical and beautiful! I always look forward to your project posts!

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      Jun 17, 2010, 01.45 AMby Ophelia K

      Oh thank you so much for such a great compliments! I can’t even fall asleep these days to think about what I wanna make next;)

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    Jun 16, 2010, 12.39 PMby mcginnhold

    How lovely this is.

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    Jun 16, 2010, 12.29 PMby Jodi Wade

    It’s a very elegant shape

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    Jun 16, 2010, 10.28 AMby pinup

    Stunning, love the fabric and the pattern, good luck with the show!

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      Jun 17, 2010, 01.42 AMby Ophelia K

      Thank you very much!!

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    Jun 16, 2010, 10.03 AMby keren

    beautiful as usual. I prefer the “Dress for a big girl” but this one is also very sweet.

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      Jun 17, 2010, 01.41 AMby Ophelia K

      Thank you Keren. It’s good know your preference! I might try it with other fabric again.

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    Jun 16, 2010, 09.43 AMby ellie-sew

    How sweet! It’s a great match all together: fabric, pattern, style. Just adorable!

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      Jun 17, 2010, 01.40 AMby Ophelia K

      Ellie, your comment is alwasy so sweeeeeet!!!! Thanks!

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    Jun 16, 2010, 09.37 AMby iroiro

    So sweet, but elegant too. I love it! (Wish I could go to the craft fair…)

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      Jun 17, 2010, 01.25 AMby Ophelia K

      Thank you very much! I wish you could make it as well.

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    Jun 16, 2010, 09.12 AMby anajan

    True – it’s so sweet. I really like it, especially paired with that cute belt. Good luck with the craft show!

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      Jun 16, 2010, 09.13 AMby anajan

      P.S. I might knock off your idea. :)

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      Jun 17, 2010, 01.24 AMby Ophelia K

      Thank you and I am looking forward your style!

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