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Wildflower Print Dress

Added Sep 22, 2012

by melonhead

Roanoke, Indiana...






I made this dress just last week using a floral print chiffon. I used the Vogue 1152 pattern with some minor changes made to the design. I didn’t care for the original sleeves so I drafted my own petal style sleeves to give the dress more of a whimsy feel. I also added a lace inset to the front of the dress. Overall it was a really easy dress to make and I really enjoyed making it (:

Material Notes

Chiffon, lace, invisible zipper, thread




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type
Chiffon, Lace/Sequins

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    Oct 16, 2012, 06.47 AMby baberahamlincln

    Hey! Awesome dress. Just wondering if you had any trouble using chiffon with this pattern as it recommends crepe de chine and other heavier fabrics. I was planning to do it in a chiffon as well but the lady at the fabric shop talked me out of it…

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    Oct 2, 2012, 08.36 PMby fairytale-thirteen

    Adorable x

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    Oct 1, 2012, 02.07 AMby littlewren

    again a lovely piece from you with inspiring images! Great job! I may have to try your fab umbrella idea! What whimsy!

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    Sep 26, 2012, 11.47 AMby Zaiba Shaikh

    Super Pretty!!!

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    Sep 24, 2012, 09.21 PMby wzrdreams

    LOVE the dress and that umbrella is genius!

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    Sep 23, 2012, 08.34 PMby infinite-plus-one

    the dress is gorgeous, and the photos are incredible! (:

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    Sep 23, 2012, 02.54 AMby messel

    Gorgeous dress and photos! I’ve been meaning to make this dress (among many other projects!) Where did you acquire that hat? It’s fantastic!

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      Sep 23, 2012, 04.02 PMby melonhead

      Thank you Messel! It’s a very fun dress to make. I can’t wait to see it if decide to make it! (: I actually got the hat from a dollar bin at Goodwill couple years back. It’s one of my favorite hats!

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    Sep 22, 2012, 03.01 PMby Jodi Wade

    You are so talented! Amazing seamstress, photographer and model! I always love when you put up new projects and I get to see all the beautiful photos. You look gorgeous.

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      Sep 23, 2012, 03.58 PMby melonhead

      Aw, thank you Jodi!

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    Sep 22, 2012, 10.14 AMby Mary Athey

    lovely dress x

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    Sep 22, 2012, 09.50 AMby LilleLine

    Beautyful! Great dress and I love the mood in these photos. Nice job:)

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    Sep 22, 2012, 08.06 AMby laracrj

    Oo that’s lovely and I love the photos. Very romantic and feminine!

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    Sep 22, 2012, 04.48 AMby Anniemollison

    how gorgeous. I really love it.

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      Sep 22, 2012, 04.52 AMby Anniemollison

      do you take these photos on a tripod yourself? They are stunning

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      Sep 22, 2012, 05.04 AMby melonhead

      Aw thank you! Yes, I take my own photos using a tri-pod and a remote control (:

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    Sep 22, 2012, 03.02 AMby schnui

    Very pretty and oh so feminine. You have sewn this lovely dress beautifully and you look gorgeous in it.

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