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Spring Ready: Sunshine MissPrint

Added Mar 4, 2013

by kisses

Kingston, Jamaica






I went fabric shopping and saw this lovely yellow. I was very disappointed because I think the fabric was spoiled because the yellow was not evenly distributed. They called it the MissPrint fabric hence the project name. The white is also apart of the same fabric.

Inspire by a Maggy London style. It has an empire bodice that extends into a collar and stitched pleats at waist. Completely lined with invisible zipper at back. I am so in love with the collar and the pleats.

I use the fabric in a way that the most yellow is used for the skirt and the scattered part is used for the top. This dress test my patience and my manipulation skills but in the end it was well worth it because I have a well balance dress. :-)

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    Aug 16, 2013, 08.18 AMby loulourosa

    You make so many lovely dresses! you’ve done a great job with this fabric!

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      Aug 17, 2013, 02.41 AMby kisses

      Thank You…much appreciated

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    Aug 13, 2013, 01.55 PMby nishavinod2009

    beautiful! Intelligent way of using the fabric to get best results. Nicely done!

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      Aug 14, 2013, 01.40 PMby kisses

      Thank You :-)

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    Apr 11, 2013, 11.51 AMby Monjio

    Very nice detail!

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      Apr 11, 2013, 04.52 PMby kisses

      Thank You Monjio :-)

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    Mar 31, 2013, 04.30 AMby marloncosta

    just gorgeous! I`m speechless!

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    Mar 9, 2013, 10.25 AMby Yuki M

    Love the vivid lemon yellow. You made a perfect ombre effect!!

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      Mar 9, 2013, 02.29 PMby kisses

      Thank You Yuki M! I really achieved a nice dress :-)

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    Mar 6, 2013, 08.28 PMby Kocotte

    don’t be disapointed, this yellow dress is just fantastic

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      Mar 7, 2013, 02.59 AMby kisses

      Thank You…I was not disappointed anymore after seeing the produce garment. I am so happy :-)

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    Mar 6, 2013, 04.49 AMby neveenkarnes

    i love everything about this dress. the fabric color and the style are wonderful and you dear did a outstanding job on it. looks beautiful on you ….. great job you should be proud of youself !!

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      Mar 6, 2013, 12.03 PMby kisses

      Thank You. I am indeed proud to see what I have accomplished from the fabric and very happy :-)

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    Mar 5, 2013, 04.43 AMby Adriana Orozco

    I agreed with Schnui!!! you have done a wonderfull job!!

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      Mar 5, 2013, 07.29 PMby kisses

      Thank You Adriana ! So glad you like it :-)

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    Mar 5, 2013, 01.04 AMby EmmaDarwin

    Hey there, I have this pattern. I bought it about a year ago with a burst of inspiration though every time I look at it in the pattern draw I think eeuw, and choose something else. Having said that this looks GREAT! You have done a really really good job and inspired me to crack it open. I really like the Fabric. It looks really good on you.

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    Mar 4, 2013, 08.29 PMby _ Threadie

    This yellow dress is really great on you ! You should open a blog to display your sewing :-)

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    Mar 4, 2013, 04.21 PMby ariation

    Very nice dress………especially the pleting details at the waist!

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      Jul 17, 2013, 09.16 PMby kisses

      Thanks :-)

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    Mar 4, 2013, 02.29 PMby mokosha

    i love the way you used that ombre fabric.. also, i love that color on you, and those shoes are adorable :)

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      Mar 4, 2013, 10.00 PMby kisses

      Thank you Mokosha! Glad you like it :-) I so love my shoes too and think it was a good idea to pair it with the yellow

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    Mar 4, 2013, 01.01 PMby dokucug

    Your dress is so pretty! I think the ombre dying gives it so much interest.

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    Mar 4, 2013, 12.53 PMby skeeler

    You look beautiful in this dress! A great pairing of color and style. I love all the pleats for shaping.

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    Mar 4, 2013, 08.01 AMby ladafl

    hi – I think your dress is lovely! I like the yellow in 2 different shades.

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    Mar 4, 2013, 06.40 AMby Mary Athey

    Your anazing my dear. Another.beautiful dress. It.looks like the fabric was meant to be like this.and I was.oooohing and ahhhhhing as.soon as.i saw.it. Gorgeous.as always xx

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    Mar 4, 2013, 05.57 AMby schnui

    Your dress is lovely and I really like how you have placed the pattern pieces to make the most of the variegated colour. It looks as though it was all meant to be. Well done!!!

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      Mar 4, 2013, 09.58 PMby kisses

      Thanks Schnui :-) really glad I was able to accomplish a nice dress out of the fabric

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