Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Disco Dress Pictures!

Andrew is back from frolicking in NY, so here are pictures of the dress on. I made the version with darts that won the poll, and it was the best choice. Thanks for your help, everyone who voted! I did an excellent job matching the stripes. It is meant to be a jumper, so it is somewhat loose. I compensated for that by hemming it into a miniskirt.
Outside a masonic cemetery by the house.
Back. It has the magical double effect of making my butt flat and my shoulders look super broad. Gee, how cute.

It is really scratchy fabric. I guess I could wear it in the fall/winter with leggings and a long sleeve black shirt under it. That would be funny.


**GIVEAWAY!!***
So, in conclusion, I am giving away the leftover fabric!! It is still a big piece, 29" by 64" and has one big stripe of hearts and one of the flowers. Probably good for a skirt or top of some kind. Polyester, somewhat stretchy, pretty scratchy. If you want it, send me an email with a suitable sob story on why you deserve it the most to mollysewsblog (at) gmail (dot) com

12 comments:

  1. I don't think it looks costumy at all. It does remind me a bit of halloween and autumn. It's a bit shorter than I would be comfortable with without leggings, so maybe that's why I think the dress/leggings/long sleeved shirt combo would be cute!

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  2. Your dress is so awesome. I just love it. This fabric is amazing, too.

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  3. Ha! I love your give away rules! Made me laugh :) I don't think the back is completely unflattering, just not super complimentary, if that makes any sense! Great job matching the stripes!

    ~Kelli @ Smidgens

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  4. I love everything about your dress and it's so well made!

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  5. Groovy! It's such a fun dress, and again the stripe-matching is excellent!

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  6. It's not my kind of material, but it certainly looks great as a dress and I think it suits this boxy style, a frilly one would lose the print.

    Nice work!

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  7. Really cute, Molly! You did a super job making this dress....

    ... and congrats on your first year as a teacher! I'm a teacher as well. :)

    Have a great summer!

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  8. Oh, and you need beads with this..... long, bright and slightly tacky ropes of plastic beads from the 60s! Bright pink, purple and green, I think. That would be oh so groooovy! :)

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  9. Ahhh, you are in New Orleans! It's my hubby's home and we lived there til Katrina. I had to check your blog when I saw the words SEWING and GARAGE SALE on Twitter (@makingpurse was introducing your blog). Those are my passion, too!

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  10. this fabric looks familiar...

    http://sewingwithtrudy.blogspot.com/2010/07/retro-skirt-of-my-own-design-with.html

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  11. Yes, Allison, Trudy ended up winning the giveaway and make a skirt out of the piece of fabric!

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Thanks for your thoughts and feedback!