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Pink & Red Strapless Cocktail Dress

Added Feb 1, 2010

by tspoon-1

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This cocktail dress was a refashion of a boring old bridesmaid dress I found in a thrift shop. I absolutely covered it with multiple shades of pink and red lace, bias tape and vintage trims. It took a total of about 6 hours to attach all the trims and I used my favorite machine stitch all over to focus on thread as part of the design.

Material Notes

polyester, lace, cotton bias tape and vintage trims.




Garment Type
Evening Wear
Chiffon, Cotton, Lace/Sequins, Polyester



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    Jun 16, 2010, 02.54 PMby ivalerie

    Gives me the feeling “I need to have..” Absolutely wonderful work!

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    Mar 15, 2010, 09.33 PMby tspoon-1

    Thank you all for your sweet comments! I just now discovered this page full of nice things to say about my dress. :)

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    Feb 20, 2010, 01.19 AMby maria-gehrke

    Wow that is awesome. So creative but definately wearable at the same time.

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    Feb 7, 2010, 06.34 PMby lelie

    Just Lovely!

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    Feb 5, 2010, 10.48 PMby tatuswelle


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    Feb 5, 2010, 09.54 PMby pascaleclaudine

    it’s great. really.

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    Feb 5, 2010, 06.02 PMby marliesbs

    Wow, that is amazing work. I love the colors.

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    Feb 5, 2010, 02.35 PMby lynnevv

    This is wonderful-so fun..

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    Feb 5, 2010, 12.43 PMby bttn

    wow, looks great!

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    Feb 5, 2010, 10.03 AMby aibby

    Like it a lot :-)

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    Feb 5, 2010, 09.41 AMby lilla66


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    Feb 5, 2010, 06.30 AMby nojallakuutamo

    I can see the effort you have invested in making of this beatiful dress, I believe that you will be very happy to wear it :) This is my favorite feeling, satisfaction of making something on your own, and proud wearing.

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    Feb 5, 2010, 05.54 AMby issiemumm

    What a happy dress. It really jumped out at me and made me smile : )

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    Feb 5, 2010, 05.10 AMby 5294sandras

    Nice dress – very creative!!!

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    Feb 5, 2010, 12.45 AMby camilaustral

    wow! that amazingly pretty!!!

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    Feb 4, 2010, 11.20 PMby sewobsessed

    I love your dress. I am a big fan of circles, in the past year or so I have made several circle projects. You did a great job!

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    Feb 4, 2010, 10.41 PMby leeloe

    I don’t like pink as a colour but this dress is great! .. great work ;)

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    Feb 4, 2010, 10.05 PMby ashleyfox

    This is great!!!!!

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    Feb 4, 2010, 09.40 PMby sew-fabulous

    Wow… I LOVE THIS DRESS! Nice work.. it is so pretty

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    Feb 4, 2010, 09.26 PMby sewella

    I fell in love the second I saw it! Absolutely gorgeous!

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    Feb 4, 2010, 09.23 PMby bohemiannow

    Wow, looks so great! Well done!

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    Feb 4, 2010, 09.04 PMby angelical

    Amazing work with the lace and trim!

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