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Sand Dollar Azalea

Added Apr 27, 2010

by nenasew

Florida, United ...






I like Azalea pattern but it is not flattering to my figure. I made this dress with the sheer fabric skirt and I like it very much on a hanger (last picture) but not on a person so I redid it. I took off the overlay and added a few darts to the lining. I like it much better. Also, for fun I started to experiment with petals and in the end I like the effect. They look more like sand dollars than petals.

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Garment Type
Beach, Casual, Classic

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    May 19, 2010, 12.31 AMby lmb

    you did a great job adjusting this pattern to fit you and your personality. Hope you enjoy it all summer long.

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    May 14, 2010, 09.44 PMby bmharper21

    love it! makes it look like a totally different dress. The petals are a great little detail…..

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    Apr 29, 2010, 06.27 PMby irmchen

    BEAUTIFUL! You found a very, very suitable title for your project!

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    Apr 28, 2010, 01.35 PMby toucan

    I like this very much. The last picture is a pretty dress but not so easy to wear. I love the petals!

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    Apr 28, 2010, 07.43 AMby bttn

    What a great re-make you did! I like the fabrics, and the petals are nice too, as well as your necklace! The whole look is perfect!

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    Apr 28, 2010, 01.21 AMby sigrid

    Really nice. A huge improvement in the fit, plus the decoration is pretty but not too fussy.

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    Apr 28, 2010, 12.07 AMby isobelm

    What a great idea adding the petals. You’re very creative.

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    Apr 27, 2010, 11.46 PMby la-perfectionista

    You looks great in this dress! nice job!

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    Apr 27, 2010, 10.38 PMby seasidelaundry

    How clever! No waste, looks great on you-darts & pretty petals make it a classy classic! I think you have drawn wonderfully from details that make your hats unique.

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    Apr 27, 2010, 09.43 PMby dilshadburman

    Very nice detail with the petals!

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    Apr 27, 2010, 07.52 PMby coruscater

    I love this! The plain cream goes really well with your contrast fabric, and the shoulder decoration is amazing :) Nice job!

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    Apr 27, 2010, 07.06 PMby sewella

    I love it! The petals are a beautiful detail!

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