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Apr 23, 2012

Sew Easy, DIY Neon and Lace Dress

Yesterday I picked up my last check at the town center and decided to shop around to see if there was anything I wanted. I kept seeing white lace dresses but In my head I wanted to layer it with neon. I saw the perfect dress at forever21 but for some reason I told myself I could make it myself. The one pictured is a cute A-line dress from Topshop. I was feeling crafty so I drove to Jo-ann's fabric and bought some lace and neon broadcloth and started molding my dress.

I'm petite so I only used 1 yd of each fabric. They sell lace and broadcloth in virtually every color so you can make this dress yourself in any colors you choose!

If you want a tutorial let me know, I'll draw it up, it was Super easy to make!
TOTAL COST=$10
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5 comments

Nuar said...

That's a beautiful creation, sweetie!! Congrats!! From time to time, I love to embellish my own clothes, too!
XOXO,
María José
http://nuarbarcat.blogspot.com.ar/

MalibuMara said...

@Nuar, thanks :) I need to make collar tips and a peterpan collar next!

Confessions of A Confused City Girl said...

Very cute!

~Sherine
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Aimee said...

What a great idea to make neon a little bit classy! ;) I think it needed the help, but I would actually wear this dress!

MalibuMara said...

@Aimee haha, I never thought of it looking classy but that is so true! I just loved the way it looks layered :)

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