Sunday, 13 May 2012

DIY Dress - Orange Stripes & Paisley Print

Hello there! I am going dress-making crazy. Once I found these two amazing incredible fabrics whilst thrifting the other day, I knew they were meant for each other. So I made a dress out of them!

Here they are in closer detail. Such pretty fabrics!!

Dress - I made it!
Belt - Vintage
Bag - Vintage
Hat - c/o Wholesaledress
Bowtie - I made it
Socks - c/o Shop With Romi
Shoes - Rubi Shoes

I'm also going to give a sneaky shout-out to my mum, because it's mothers day today! My mum is an amazing woman, she is my thrifting partner-in-crime with a spectacular sense of style (I'm seriously going to have to take a picture of her for my blog one day, and then you can all see where I get my sense of style from), and is probably the most kind and compassionate person I've ever come across. And I know she reads my blog ;) Happy mother's day, mum!

I hope you're all having a super nice day (especially if you're a mum)!

xxx Annika


  1. Oh my, those fabrics go along so perfectly! I absolutely love your new dress!! :)

  2. This dress is amazing! I love it^^

  3. dress-making crazy is gooood! love it! hooray!

  4. Nice dress! :D so pretty and i love the details! :D

  5. Oh my i simply adore the green fabric. Excellent job you did with ths dress. Really really pretty :)


  6. those fabrics are astounding together! you continue to inspire me! unfortunately, no time for sewing right now for me. and what lovely socks I see peeking out of your lovely shoes!

  7. Beautiful ;)

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  9. love it!
    perfect combination!

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  10. I adore the mix of colours and patterns they work incredibly well's a look that only you could work!

  11. Awww I love love love all your diy outfits! You should do a diy on how to make the shirt portion, because I have yet to master it (I always get my own measurements off for some reason). Anyways, you're super cute. :)

  12. I love how full the skirt is! It's so pretty and cute. (:

    Giveaway @ my blog! (:

  13. This is such a cute outfit! I can't believe you made the dress, gorgeous! So glad I found your blog :) new follower here x

  14. This is gorgeous! You need to make me some clothes! :P <3

  15. this outfit is just too precious. love it. you look darling.

    <3 rae

  16. super cute love the paisley!

  17. These colours are so lovely together! I am envious of your sewing skills - you're amazing! I want all skirts to be full and poofy! (Well, that's not true, but your amazing flippy skirts make me feel that way.)

    1. heh heh, i do, i think full circle skirts are so amazing, probably why I continually keep making them, haha x


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