jeudi 7 février 2013

Mini dress

I'm absolutely killing it with my post titles these days^^
So about today's garment, I started making it around Christmas time because I wanted a dress to go to a New Year's Eve party but then I realised that I'd be eating, drinking and probably behaving like an idiot and went with a teeshirt and jeans instead -and believe me that was one wise decision! All this to say that I put my dress on stand-by and it took me 2 weeks to (almost) complete it, which is a shame given how easy it was to make: I used my basic, sleeveless bodice and attached a half-circle skirt to it, I finished the edges with bias tape and put an invisible zipper at the back.



The reason I made the skirt super short is because I wanted to add rows of big ricrac to lengthen it to the knee but I got distracted by a ton of stuff and have only put one row so far :(


I want to add some bigger white or yellow ricrac to this one and finish with another row of the red one, I'm sure it would be cool! Or a friend also suggested sewing some to figure a mock collar around the neckline, that may work well too.

11 commentaires:

  1. Oooh, I love how you've attached that ric rac...how cool and clever!!!

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  2. This is just so creative - love the idea of the ricrac! Incredibly stylish...J

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  3. Nice dress, and I like the red ricrac! I can imagine your dress with more rows of ricrac at the hem, and I think it would be pretty cool indeed!

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  4. Oh, love to see the finished dress with more ricrac. That would look cuter!

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  5. Thank you! After posting about the dress I went and bought the missing ricrac and now it's finished, I'll edit the pics soon!

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  6. it is also very nice this way and if you think it is too short you can wear it with a trouser.

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  7. Magnifique !
    Une question : le "ricrac" (eh oui, on en oublie son français. "serpentin" d'après la mercière) est cousu à la main ?

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    1. Hello Karine, merci! Oui le ricrac/croquet^^ est cousu à la main et après j'en ai rajouté 2 rangs eux aussi reliés entre eux par un petit point :)

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  8. I love this dress on you - cute but the colour also makes it classic looking! The ric-rac looks so beautifully attached too.

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