Friday, January 7, 2011

The Christmas Dress

I know Christmas was two weeks ago but I never got around to posting my finished Christmas dress. I actually finished it on Christmas morning just before we had to leave for family lunch. I was way overdressed for a barbecue but I think my family are pretty much used to my eccentricities by now.

Christmas Dress


I probably could've taken in the side seams some more but I wanted to be comfortable (and considering the amount of trifle and pavlova I ate, that was probably a good decision).
It's pretty much exactly the same dress as the muslin I posted about but I took the shoulders in a little more.



Christmas Dress 2


The picture above is most like the true colour of the fabric. It was kind of hard to capture with such terrible lighting and on a dull day.

7 comments:

  1. that fabric is gorgeous! the dress turned out lovely. I hope you had a very merry christmas!

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  2. Love it! It looks very comfortable, yet put-together. Great work!

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  3. Such a sweet dress, I'm glad you finally got to showing it to us!

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  4. Is there any such word as overdressed, it's certainly not in my vocabulary. You look fabulous, and you've done a great job with the dress. Happy New Year.

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  5. okay that dress is incredible! I am so in love with it. I love the belt too. Who cares if you were overdressed if you looked fabulous right? :)

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  6. I adore that dress! It turned out so well.

    I wore a 1950s dress to our Christmas barbeque too, and nobody batted an eyelid. My family have definitely become accustomed to my dress sense, thank god.

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