The Streamer Frock Grosgrain Giveaway CLOSED

June 21, 2010

This dress took so much longer than I thought it would. I started it on Tuesday and did not finish until Saturday and I worked on it every day in between. Usually a dress takes me 2, maybe 3 days TOPS. But I LOVE the way it turned out. I mean really....love....it. I might be my favorite, evAH!
The dress is totally asymmetrical. The front, the back, the skirt. It has layers and layers of rounded edges that are all lined with red rickrack. The way it hung reminded me of streamers, especially at the hem of the skirt. If I had planned better, I could have combined Molly's birthday party and the photo shoot in one. As it turned out I did manage to use the balloons we purchased for the party.
The sash that wraps around the waist is really interesting. It is straight in the middle and each end is curled, cut in a circle then sewn together at the ends for a twisty look.

We took the photos at an old bath house on city island. I'm surprised I hadn't used the bathhouse before. It has great old architecture and color. Ideally I wanted to take the photos for the dress at a carnival. That would have been great. But of course there were no carnivals in the nearby area. You know, something with a dippy slide and cotton candy in cones.
The back is asymmetrical as well, see pic below. I love the randomness of the layers. Like I said, reminded me of party streamers. Look for Monday's Frock by Friday post later today.

Giveaways can be entered in three ways:
1) By linking (to your blog, facebook, myspace, or any other site)
2) By leaving a comment without a link or
3) By linking and leaving a comment (this will be worth 2 entries which will better your chances of winning). Find more info under the FAQ page.
If you are leaving a link just use the 'create a link' at the bottom of this post or simply creating a post on your blog and including this link.If you use blogger just use the "create a link" link at the bottom of this post. If you don't use blogger, that's fine too. Just create a link on your page as you normally would and I will see it using Technorati.


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Jo Bekah Photography said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow, the dress is so unique and gorgeous!

Jenn Ali said... Best Blogger Tips

You are amazing!! This dress is GORGEOUS!! I love it!

Anna Depew said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow, seriously, why don't you have your own line of super posh patterns yet?

Tammy said... Best Blogger Tips

Stunning! I love it!!

mushiejc said... Best Blogger Tips

I love this dress - esp the colour combo! Love your blog - very inspiring esp as i'm a newbie sewer! Thanks!

Amy said... Best Blogger Tips

stunning!!

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Jennifer Ellen said... Best Blogger Tips

Great idea and lovely dress!

kdalomia said... Best Blogger Tips

Can you PLEASE do a tutorial on the sash. I LOVE the look of it and cannot for the life of me figure out how to recreate it!

Ever Smiling said... Best Blogger Tips

How incredible cute!!!!! I would love to have this dress to wear proudly!!

Helena ashbridge said... Best Blogger Tips

I will enter the giveaway for this gorgeous dress in the hopes that I will win and won't cry myself to sleep with longing. It is just so beautiful!

TaylorMade said... Best Blogger Tips

I love this! So adorable!

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