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Saturday, April 25, 2009

Couture Dresses

These dresses aren't made by the great couture houses of europe but by ordinary women here in the U.S.A. who wanted to learn how to do it for their own wardrobes. Each one was made for themselves to wear. Magnificent! See what you can do by making your own clothes when you know the techniques. Aren't these gorgeous?! I think they're absolutely beautifully stunning!!!!


Random Thought:

Are the Burger King and Dairy Queen married? And if they are, is Carl's Jr. their offspring?! Just wondering, chicks.


  1. Love them dresses, Connie and that Random Thought, LOL funny!

  2. There is something very special about making your own clothes. I used to make all my childrens clothes but now that they are teenagers they only want store bought clothes... pity.
    Hugs ~ Kerryanne

  3. fabulous frocks! glad to hear your son is doing better-still sending prayers y'all way! take care and have a happy pink week, thelma!

  4. Happy Pink Saturday!

    Super chic!

    ~ Gabriela ~

  5. Hi Connie, I love the dresses! Wow to be able to sew like that is an amazing talent! Thanks for sharing all those lovely dresses!

  6. I love the polka dots and all the ruffles. Makes me wish I knew how to sew! And yes, I believe Carl, Jr might be the offspring. Or maybe it's Ronald McDonald - creepy as he is! Happy PS!

  7. They are beautiful and I especially like the last one.

    Happy Pink Saturday
    from the Raggedy Girl-Roberta Anne

  8. I loved the work on that black sleeve--the second picture. Thanks for sharing. Happy Pink Saturday.

  9. Fursure about Carls Jr!

    The dresses are beautiful!

    Happy Pink Saturday!

  10. I love the second to the last dress...very stylish. I wish I knew how to sew but I don't. I wish I had watched my mom when she was sewing our clothes.

    Happy Pink Saturday.


  11. Happy Pink Saturday. Your blog is just such a delight to visit each week. Of course, all of the pink goodies always warm my ♥. This week everyone seems to be out-doing themselves!

    Wishing you, and all those close to your ♥, a purr-fect weekend filled with joy, peace and gracious living.

  12. Hi Connie,
    Wow! What dresses! Happy Pink Saturday & enjoy your weekend.


  13. Hi Miss Connie, would'nt it be fun to wear those dresses?

    Thank you for the sweet words about our lil miss....she is growing like a weed and learning so much!
    My favorite new thing she says is "namma I yaay moon an back"
    {I love you to the moon and back}
    So precious!

    I am so sorry to hear about your son..... how devestating for him and his family!
    Our thoughts and prayers are with them!

    Have a great weekend,
    Miss ya bunches,

  14. The dress designs are stunning, simply stunning!

    Have a great Pink Saturday!

  15. Hi Connie,
    It's so nice to meet you sweet lady! You are so kind to come by and leave such a nice message.
    I really appreciate it very much. You're always welcome!

    I had left you a comment concerning your son and the horrible ordeal a few weeks ago. I read that he was a former Marine and it just made me so sad.
    I pray that he is recovering well and justice was served.
    He's been in my thoughts and prayers ever since you told us.

    Have a wonderful and blessed weekend my friend.
    ~Warmly, Melissa :)

    Please come back to visit me anytime!
    Not too many Marine connections out there and I know you understand everything about it. :)

  16. Oops! I forgot to tell you the dresses are amazing!!!

  17. There should be a ball somewhere to dance the night away. You could be the bell of the ball in anyone of this.
    Cheers, Candy

  18. ~Happy Pink Saturday~
    It is like turning back the clock seeing those dresses on your blog. So lovely.
    Joyce M

  19. Stunning dresses - just goes to show what you CAN do when inspired. Fabulous.

  20. Love the pretty dresses Connie!

    I scrolled down and read the update on your son. He looks so much better!

    I hope he continues to improve. I should have been back to check before now, but just have not been blogging as much lately.

    Thanks for your visit today!
    :) Diane

  21. I loved the pink one! The random thought was hilarious!

  22. These dresses are stunning! Gorgeous detail! Happy Pink Saturday! Happy Happy!

  23. Happy Pink Saturday, I hope you are having a good weekend.

  24. well stupid computer won't download the pictures. ARGH! I'm guessing they are much more beautiful than the clothes my mom made me when I was in school. Although I have to admit she made me some pretty fine prom dresses. I'll have to check back when my computer isn't spazzing out!

  25. They are all stunning but that last one is just delicious!

    Happy Pink Saturday!
    Erin :)

  26. Connie I am just stopping by to see how your sweet son is doing my friend..He is never far from my thoughts of prayers mt friend..May you have a great weekend...God Bless...hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

  27. I love the pink dress!
    God Bless You....

  28. the last dress made me think of ribbon candy???it's so great with it's ruffles. happy pink, Heidi

  29. I used to love to make my own clothes- in fact I made my wedding dress and bridesmaids dresses plus several others for our wedding. My oldest son was asked to be a ring bearer in a friends wedding and it was going to cost $100.00 for his little tux so I made him one and it was so cute!!


  30. Wow they're definitely interesting dresses, head turners for sure!

  31. Pretty dresses, and very cretive. I used to sew all my clothes! It was fun to stroll around your pages! Happy Pink Day!

  32. Fancy, fancy, frou frou! Happy pink saturday. hugs,

  33. Wow! Those dresses are incredible! laurie

  34. Those dresses are fabulous! Happy Pink Saturday!

  35. Wow, what wonderful dresses. I used to sew for my daughter and gd, but have put that aside for only craft sewing. I am still searching the thrift stores for my Senior banquet dress from Seventeen magazine, but so far no luck. Thanks for dropping by with your wonderful words of comfort. I have been praying for your son and glad to know he looks so much better. Love the story of the potty stop. Love and hugs, Pat

  36. Oh Connie, they are beautiful, Happy Pink Saturday and I have to think about the Carls Jr. question, Char

  37. Spent last night making something special for the little ones...using vintage trims of course...but unfortunately not pink. :(
    Happy Belated Pink Saturday Connie.

  38. Love the pretty dresses!!!!
    Praying your son keeps improving.

  39. Cool dresses, though I think the only one I'd actually try/wear is the black and pink polka-dotted ensemble. It's been years since I've sewed actual clothing. I should put that back on my list of things to do. I'm really wanting an "Donna Reed" dress, petticoat and all. Oh hum, someday...


    P.S. I'm glad Love Bunny is doing better! Geez, what a month you two have had.

  40. Connie, I do love the designer dresses. Stunning is right. Nice pink today.

    I hope your son has improved. I haven't kept up, but my prayers have been constant.


  41. Loving the ruffles particularly! The last dress is incredible.

  42. All those dresses are just awesome!! I like their unique designs...


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