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I finished something!

Postby colleency » Thu Mar 29, 2007 5:28 pm

I've been working on an 1860s dress forever, and I finally finished it in time to wear to the SDI ball last Saturday. I used TV patterns for the Elliptical hoop, petticoat and skirt. The bodice was a fairly awful Patterns of Time pattern that I used for the mockup and changed as needed.


Here's a page of pictures from the ball, which include pictures of Lauren and Koshka as well.

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Postby ginnymorgan » Thu Mar 29, 2007 10:09 pm

WOW! Fabulous job Coleen and you all look so wonderful! Way to go

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Postby Elin » Thu Mar 29, 2007 10:36 pm

A beautiful dress. I like your choice of colours.
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Postby elensari » Fri Mar 30, 2007 5:45 am

Awesome!! Your overall shape and drape is perfect. Those are the best stripes, so even. -sigh- Your are lovely. :) What is your contrast color? My monitor is having problems deciding if it is brown or burgundy, either way, The combo is stunning.

Koshka, and Lauren are also fabulous. I hope I never learn where Lauren's closet is or I may have to steal that dress! Soooo pretty!

Thanks for sharing, looks like you had a blast.

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Postby Aleeta » Fri Mar 30, 2007 9:47 am

Your dress is beautiful! I love the shape and colors that you chose!
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Postby colleency » Fri Mar 30, 2007 10:59 am

Thank you! The stripes and bertha are brown with a tiny bit of copper trim.
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Postby Manon Antoinette » Fri Mar 30, 2007 1:41 pm

Absolutely love it! :) Great job!
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Postby operafantomet » Fri Mar 30, 2007 11:12 pm

I agree on the colours - they really make the dress. Especially the guards on the skirt! Well done.
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Postby m d b » Sat Mar 31, 2007 4:09 am

Lovely and elegant:)
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Postby clementine » Wed Apr 04, 2007 7:26 pm

Beautiful! You all look like you had a swell time :D

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