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Meighan's Maxi Mania! 5 AF Everyday Dresses

by live2draw Posted 7th Jun 2012 at 10:06 AM - Updated 1st Nov 2012 at 11:47 PM by live2draw : added a fat morph screenshot
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This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
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Hello!

Well, I had a LOT of time between exams (like, nearly three weeks! sigh....CXC, y u no finish exams early? )
And so, I've finally made my first meshes! more like frankensteined 'em, but hey, it's a start right? :P

Actually this was inspired by the awesome MistyBlue, who, when I asked for advice on sim making, was so helpful and kind and gave me a lot of great pointers. She also made me come to the conclusion that I should probably learn how to mesh to make my sims look super realistic, and so I finally worked up the courage to try! It was hell.... jus sayin.

anyway! on to the dresses! There're 5 Maxis:
(Blue Maxi Dress,Ocean Tones Maxi Dress,Bonfire Maxi Dress, Dot Maxi Dress, Nightfall Maxi Dress )

EDIT: I've made a new version to this mesh! It now has a fat morph, shown in the picture above. I also made some new recolours. To get those and the mesh with the fat morph see this thread. DO NOT DOWNLOAD THIS MESH IF YOU WANT THE FAT MORPH. download the mesh in version 2.0
oh and thanks to tig, for her tutorial on combining mesh parts! quite helpful and easy to follow

-If you want to recolour and make your own dresses feel free, you can contact me if you want the uv map.

Enjoy!
Meighan aka Live2draw.



Polygon Counts:
Maxi:1948

Additional Credits:
Hair: Raonjena-http://www.***/main/main2.php
Peggyzone-http://www.peggyzone.com/
xmsims-http://www.xmsims.com/sims2/ehtm/hair/mhair01.htm
coolsims-http://www.coolsims.net/
Makeup: Bruno-http://www.modthesims.info/showthread.php?t=351011 Me
Skintone: Jessy's Sucker Punch Skinblend-http://www.digitalperversion.net/gardenofshadows/index.php?topic=23698.msg592135#msg592135
Bangles: LianaSims2-http://www.lianasims2.net/
Earrings:http://www.modthesims.info/showthread.php?t=438255
Tags: #mini, #maxi, #dress, #new, #mesh, #adult, #female, #everyday, #full, #outfit, #bright, #color, #colour

Age: Adult
Gender: Female
Clothing Type: Everyday
Clothing Style: Modern
Other Type: Not Applicable
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable
Outfit Type: Full Outfit

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MTS_live2draw_1295890_Mini_Maxi_Collection_l2d.rar | MINI DRESSES NOT INCLUDED

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Instructor
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#2 Old 7th Jun 2012 at 10:54 AM
wow these are beautiful! Thanks!
Bowties are cool.
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#3 Old 7th Jun 2012 at 12:47 PM
Gosh, I feel flattered to have inspired the creation of something as beautiful as these dresses All of them are completely gorgeous!
Meet Me In My Next Life
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#4 Old 7th Jun 2012 at 8:39 PM
I just look at all five dresses in Body shop, they are all nice, I like the ocean tone and the bonfire. But the one I am "really interest" in is the Mini plaid like short dress. I like the overall look of that short mini dress the shape seem to be more define.

Is there a chance that you may upload the mini short plaid like dress in the near future ? ?
Gone Fishin'
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#5 Old 7th Jun 2012 at 9:02 PM
Congratulations on your first meshes! These are beautiful dresses. I think the middle one (Nightfall) is my favourite, but they're all lovely.

I agree, UV mapping can be the mother of all pains - it's easily my least favourite part of mesh-making. Maybe you already have it, but CatOfEvilGenious has made a great Milkshape plugin that makes the UV mapping when combining mesh parts SO much easier. Best thing since sliced bread, seriously.
Field Researcher
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#6 Old 7th Jun 2012 at 10:17 PM
Beautiful job again, Meighan.
Lab Assistant
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#7 Old 8th Jun 2012 at 2:36 AM
Wow Meighan. You did a hell of a job. All of the dresses are gorgeous and so modern.
Lab Assistant
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#8 Old 8th Jun 2012 at 3:15 AM
eheehee thanks misty! thanks for inspiring me to get over my meshing fear!

Simonut- Actually I've had this in moderation for a long time, the reason being it was supposed to be a set of 10 dresses, five minis and five maxis. The dress in the picture is one of the minis.... (which I forgot to move ) The reason why it's not available for download as yet is because I am awaiting permission, because I used another creator's skirt as a base for the mini skirt. If I get permission I'll upload the mini set of dresses. If not, well, it'll just stay with me....

-Thanks so much guys I'm so glad you like them!

-Nixnivis- I found those plugins, the uv flip and mesh mirror and so on.... it really does make meshing tons easier.... I'm so grateful to CatOfEvilGenius for them....it made my foray into meshing so much more fun....
Lab Assistant
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#9 Old 8th Jun 2012 at 4:05 AM
Stunning designs and they look gorgeous in the game. Thank you for sharing them
Not actually evil.
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#10 Old 8th Jun 2012 at 4:56 AM
Pretty pretties! Love the colorblock texture on the rightmost dress. Glad you've taken up meshing, more meshers means more interesting stuff to download.
Demon Sheep
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#11 Old 8th Jun 2012 at 6:41 AM
Gosh they're beautiful! Great job, Meighan, and thank you for sharing.
Test Subject
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#12 Old 8th Jun 2012 at 8:13 AM
I quite like the Nightfall dress! Thank you so much :D
Lab Assistant
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#13 Old 8th Jun 2012 at 11:23 PM
I love these dresses! Thanks :D
The Great AntiJen
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#14 Old 9th Jun 2012 at 11:43 PM
Good job on your first meshes. These are very nice indeed.
Test Subject
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#15 Old 10th Jun 2012 at 7:09 AM
Love love love these. Love great everyday dresses!
Instructor
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#16 Old 18th Jun 2012 at 5:46 AM
These are just outstanding. It's so rare that I find dresses where the skirt looks as good as the bodice. You have a real eye for color and proportion, can't wait to see your future creations!
Test Subject
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#17 Old 24th Jun 2012 at 5:22 AM
Looks great! thanks for sharing!
Instructor
#18 Old 24th Jun 2012 at 4:21 PM
So very nice summery dresses! Do they have morphs, though?
Lab Assistant
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#19 Old 25th Jun 2012 at 3:52 AM
gwenke33- thank you! but unfortunately no, they don't have morphs.....yet! at the time I was making these I had no idea how to go about making a morph...but now I know, so maybe when I'm finished with my posebox requests I'll revisit this mesh. or your welcome to make it if you want!
Instructor
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#20 Old 29th Jun 2012 at 6:12 PM
I used these and i would love to thank again! They are so beautiful on my sim! I Love the blue one! Glad you made these or i would be lost on stuff for my sim to wear!
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#21 Old 29th Jun 2012 at 9:16 PM
TotallySimsCrazy- thank you for commenting, it's so nice to know you like them! :D
Lab Assistant
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#22 Old 26th Jul 2012 at 12:00 PM
Wow, these are stunning. Thank you!
Field Researcher
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#23 Old 14th Aug 2012 at 6:18 PM
Absolutely flawless, just like the others! I love the way your dresses fit on my larger Sims - thank you.
Test Subject
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#24 Old 11th Jul 2013 at 1:53 PM
great, thanks for sharing )
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#25 Old 1st Jan 2014 at 5:57 AM
gorgeous!!!
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