Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Design for Shabby Apple

So I’m a little late to the party, but at least I made it, right? I was so excited when I saw Shabby Apple was having a design contest! I love Shabby Apple Dresses. So when the opportunity to possibly design one came up, I just couldn’t pass it up.

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This dress is a soft pink with a pink lace overlay. It reminds me of something my grandma would have worn back in the 40’s or 50’s.

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I wanted simple sleeves, so I made them capped. I love the way boat necks look with capped sleeves, so I made it wide with a few little pleats near the shoulders.

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The front and back have darts, and there’s no slit in the skirt but still plenty of room to move.

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A sweet ribbon belt with matching pink yo-yo’s added the perfect finishing touch.

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I think this would look cute in any pastel color. Wouldn’t it be perfect for Easter?

Parties I'll be linking up with:


  1. It is really really sweet- I am jealous of those who can design and make clothes that fit women good! Very nice!!

  2. beautiful and feminine. So clever!

  3. It's very pretty. The fabric is perfect for that style.

  4. That is a terrific dress! I would so wear it. As I am not a pastel person, I sort of see it in navy. What do you think?

  5. I love it! You can go ahead and send it to Kristi at XXX XXXX XXXXX Texas XXXXXX! Thanks!

  6. Very pretty! I love pale pink! The neck details are really cute. Thanks for linking up!

  7. So pretty! Love the lace overlay. :)

  8. Its so pretty, Jill!! I love it!!! You did a fantastic job!! :)

  9. Love the overlay! Hmm, and the sleeves AND the neckline!

  10. It is so cute. I love the sweetness of it.

  11. That is a perfectly lovely dress!


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