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Ponoko project from Elizabeth Wong

The world of ready-to-wear is in love with laser-cutting, and fashion student Liz Wong is right on trend with her recent evening gown. After designing a series of floor length dresses with elastic straps pulled through acrylic sections, Wong selected the center dress for construction. The final dress features an acrylic back piece cut by Ponoko.

Following her blog takes you through the typical fashion fury and worry of finishing a garment on time for critique (including color miss-matches, last-minute fabric runs, and a final request for another lining). Congratulations Liz on an awesome dress and your New York internship!

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Oh my goodness! Thanks so much for the coverage, you guys! I have an updated picture of the completed dress that I just posted on my blog that I’d love for people to see: http://blog.lizwong.com/final-gown-photos

Thanks again!

Cool dress.

Jon @ WoodMarvels.com

Kristen Turner

woah. that’s like my retweet record.

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