Tuesday, 9 February 2010

Another handmade dresss! :)

So, I've been doing a fabulous amount of procrastinating with my uni work,
and spending the time on things like this...

My new gathered waist, long sleeved vintage-y print dress!
I made the pattern by pinning various bit of newspaper to myself and cutting it to fit.
Not the most professional ways of making a dress, buuuuut it fits me perfectly!


It has a high slash neckline, with puffy long sleeves, and a loosely gathered waist


Made from a lovely browny-beige floral print fabric,
which I got on sale for £1.99/m :)!


...and showing the sleeve and cuff close up.

I'm thinking of using this dress in my next project for uni- we're meant to compile a 5 page fashion spread for a magazine of our choice. (I'm still deciding on this!) We must style the shoot, choose a location and collaborate with a photography student from our university!

We were also told to go to stylemixer.com and get ourselves a title, and I chose
'Organic Ambience' - so I think the browny, earth tones may suit the title!



More on that later, I must get back to my research :)

7 comments:

  1. Your dress looks so great, Sophie!
    I think my favorite part is the cinched waist; It's makes the brown floral unexpectedly fabulous.
    Does it zip up the back?

    -roe

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  2. I love the fabric that you chose. Looks lovely.

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  3. That material is SO nice. I'm very jealous that you got it for that price!

    Love the shape of the dress as well - there's something very sophisticated about slash necklines!

    xxx

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  4. Wow! Gorgeous fabric! And brilliant style! Would love to see it on you.

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  5. I have nominated your for the Kreativ blogger award and here is the link http://sewithought.wordpress.com/2010/02/22/my-first-award/. Yay!

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