September 10, 2015

The Dress



Honestly - I don't love the photos of these dress.
Honestly - I'm not loving much these days. 
But I do love this dress - it's full and twirly and was perfect to wear to a wedding.


This dress is completely different than the dress I had in mind when I bought the fabric.
This dress is a mash-up of patterns, some drawing to get what I wanted.
The bodice is a modified Elisalex and the skirt is from Butterick 5930.
I plan to do a 'behind the scenes' post to show you close ups of the front neckline. 
The bodice of this dress is lined and I hand picked the zipper. 


How about a last photo of JB and I all cleaned up and ready to go to a wedding.  

10 comments :

  1. It's a lovely dress and I understand about the pics but maybe it's just the time of the year. Y'know that in between stage where everything is a little unsettled that's making you not like much!

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  2. I love your dress. The fabric pattern is perfect for a summer wedding. You look lovely.
    Bonnie @ sewplus.blogspot.com

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  3. well, you look like you're loving everything in that last photo! i feel ya. it's nice to have those little full smile moments. the dress is happiness.

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  4. I love this dress, Gmarie! And that last photo is too cute. The v-neck back is just such a great detail. I know what you mean about not loving much these days, I've been feeling pretty negative myself lately. Here's hoping things start looking up for both of us!

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  5. The dress looks very nice on you, Gmarie. And the last one is such a happy picture.I can understand your comment about not loving much these days. I have been struggling the last couple of weeks, too. Mixture of so much, parents, kids, work, business, etc. I hope you feel better soon, I just wanted you to know you are not alone with that comment.

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  6. Love your dress..Looks comfortable, And very pretty fabric.. Love the photo of you and JB..

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  7. Im in a funk right now, too. Maybe it is the time of year. You, however, look so very lovely in your twirly dress. That is a very pretty fabric.

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  8. It's a really pretty dress, and I love the pink cardigan to go with it. The picture of you and JB is wonderful.

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  9. Oh look at you, two! You look so happy!! I love that fabric and how your dress looks and you can tell that you're so loving it!

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  10. Beautiful dress, beautiful you, but I LOVE that photo of you and Jaybird!!

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