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Ugly Dress

Added Jul 28, 2011

by Danielle Mac...

Brooklyn, New Yo...






I get a lot of cloth from Grandma’s friends too. I got a nice box of stuff years ago with this ridiculous fabric on top and I thought “My god! This is the ugliest fabric I have ever seen.” But I kept seeing it digging for materials and it kind of grew on me. I pictured it as a very slim simple dress and couldn’t wait to finish it and wear it.

Ugly dress and I have been to many functions together where I wanted to look a little obnoxious. I was kind of sad when I lost weight and it no longer fit so I took it in a few weeks ago. It’s nicely lined in a light blue cotton with boning inside. This is also from Vogue 8184




Summer, Spring
Garment Type
Classic, Vintage

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    Aug 11, 2011, 07.40 AMby dabura

    this dress is soooo damn “ugly” that I want have a one too …. ;) Great sewing skills.

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    Jul 28, 2011, 07.38 PMby Ricardo Abreu

    Very editorial pics. Nice location

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    Jul 28, 2011, 06.20 PMby BeYou TiFul

    MAN this dress is soooo UGLY, I wish a had a piece of that fabric to make myself a UGLY dress too ;-)!

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    Jul 28, 2011, 06.20 PMby nouvellegamine

    love it! very summer spectacular.

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    Jul 28, 2011, 03.24 PMby Sewing And Style

    wow, must get an ugly dress for myself for sure!!!!!

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    Jul 28, 2011, 01.13 PMby laurenp

    I love an ‘ugly’ dress. It’s nice to know I’m not the only one who likes to go out looking obnoxious! Great job, fits beautifully.

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      Jul 28, 2011, 01.57 PMby Danielle MacIndoe

      Yeah, everyone should have one ugly obnoxious dress. Thank you.

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    Jul 28, 2011, 12.48 PMby MissHickory

    very cute!!! the shoes are great with that dress…

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    Jul 28, 2011, 08.41 AMby northwestisbest

    It looks great! But I know what you mean – a bold print like that on a fussier silhouette would be overpowering.

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    Jul 28, 2011, 01.08 AMby wildflower31

    I like it. I am working on a more simpler version of a tube dress in yellow.

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