Wednesday, April 1, 2009

More designs and Marilou's birthday

Cutting out dress
with creative weights
(at hand)
to hold down fabric

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The dress
"flirty, yet sporty!"

(cheesecloth is the fabric giving its cream-sickle look)
(didn't hem it yet oops!!)

I'm obsessed with vintage zippers
(this on is from the 1940's)

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Marilou's birthday present
and birthday dinner

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two brooches I made
a vintage gold and silver
chain necklace.
(she is collecting chains right now)
(chain is hard to see but at the bottom of the box)

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dinner at amazing
Ethiopian restaurant

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Afterwards at a bar I met this lovely Australian lady
Holly Owen who is the the
creative director
of Champagne for the ladies
she liked my dress
and I liked hers

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Shannon said...

ouu i really like the new dress. the exposed zipper is cute too. it looks like you guys had fun for marilou's b-day. i'll have wish her some belated greetings on thursday when i see her...

Pretty Pirate said...

I love what you did with the cheese cloth overlaid on the other fabric, its so soft and flowy looking. Super cute!! Those broaches are darling, I really like the bird, so creative. I'm sure your friend was thrilled, I love getting hand made presents, it means so much more.

Anonymous said...

love the new dress, love the bird brooch even more.

louise or valentine said...

what a hot dress! not even kidding

Cassidy said...

I love the dress! It's so cute, I would wear it.

Where do you get your fabric? It's incredible and so unique!

Anonymous said...

OH my, that dress is perfect !!!

An (ex) alien in new york said...

I would totally love you as a sister/birthday present maker.


That is an awesome zip.

kimvee said...

I found your blog through your sister's blog :)
I absolutely adore your designs & your style. I am definitely following your blog and added you to my fave blog list :)

melly said...

Nicole, those brooches are WAYYYY WAYYY fantastic! They're so life-like it's crazy, your friend must be so happy :)

olga d said...

i will venture to say that this is my top 2 favorite fashion forestry dress. or top 1? i have commitment issues.aca

Holly Owen said...

Hooray! I am so glad we met. Your designs are fabulous and so are you. I adore your fabric print and bird and bunny brooches. Clever lady.

Nostalgic Nosh said...

aaahh! that dress is gorgeous.


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