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Finshed Prom dress
luvfabric
luvfabric
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Date: 5/4/09 6:42 PM

Whew! My dd prom dress is finally done! She had seen this dress at Dillards and wanted me to make a modest version of it. I ended up using 4 different patterns modifying each of them and then making up some of my own patterns. It was a trial and error dress and a learning experience. But it turned out beautiful and my dd loves it!
Now onto the next project or two!
href='http://i573.photobucket.com/albums/ss180/whitneyphotos/IMG_1992_edited-1-1.jpg?t=1241477589' target='_blank'>My Modest Prom Dress Pic
Close up of Bodice
Original Dress Pic -- Edited on 5/4/09 6:55 PM --
-- Edited on 5/4/09 6:56 PM --
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Date: 5/4/09 7:00 PM

I like your dress better than the Dillards dress. Yours looks quite a bit more expensive though.
luvfabric
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Subject: Its done! Date: 5/4/09 7:04 PM

I will try again to put the full picture in. I was having problems before.
The boughten dress was over $200. My dress cost for fabric was around $60 plus all my time and frustration. But that doesn't count when it is for a loving daughter, does it!http://s573.photobucket.com/albums/ss180/whitneyphotos/?action=view¤t=IMG_1992_edited-1-1.jpg

For some reason I can't get it to link.
luvfabric
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Date: 5/4/09 7:10 PM

Here's the full picture of the prom dress.
Full Length Pic of My Modest Prom Dress
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Date: 5/4/09 7:41 PM

Your finished dress is much more classy..absolutely lovely and so isthe model. And very nice fit.
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Date: 5/4/09 8:02 PM

Beautiful dress and you did a great job. Love that colour.

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Sheila
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2015 Stash Tally: 106.5 yds out/122.875 yds in (net +16.375 yds)

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24.125 yds sewn (as of 05/27/16)
9.75 yds purchased (as of 05/27/16)

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Subject: Its done! Date: 5/4/09 8:19 PM

Love the color. Love the Style. Very Fabulous!

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Date: 5/4/09 9:22 PM

You did a beautiful job, congratulations!
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Date: 5/4/09 11:19 PM

Much nicer than the Dillard's dress. And much more age-appropriate for a prom. You did a terrific job!
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Date: 5/4/09 11:25 PM

It's lovely!
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