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Fanseefem Casuals: Puff Sleeved Sundresses with Sandals... for the Laydeez

by HystericalParoxysm Posted 4th Jul 2007 at 8:12 PM - Updated 31st Oct 2008 at 11:07 PM by CatOfEvilGenius
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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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The Fanseefem Project:

The Fanseefem project is my effort to bring normal clothes to our adult female sims. Sick of overdressed sims, I've been making lots of nice, simple things that real ladies would wear everyday.

This is part five of the Fanseefem series, a little more dressy than the previous stuff but still quite casual.

It's also a reinterpretation of the child female outfit that came with Seasons - I wasn't able to do a direct conversion of the textures, and I wasn't really fond of the bow and flowers, but I loved the shape and the textures, so I used the five base textures from that mesh to create the textures for these - due to the exotic mapping of the child mesh, I wasn't able to convert the top textures, hence why those are solid, but I think it's rather cute that way anyway.

All of these work for young adults, adults, and elders. There's a fat morph shaped much like Maxis fat. And because I thought they'd be adorable for maternity wear, they work for that too:

Gwillewyn has made a lovely default replacement add-on for these, so you can use them as a replacement for the Maxis maternity wear. Otherwise you'll need Squinge's pregnant sims wear any outfit hack to use these as maternity wear.

Because of the scope and grandeur of this project, I do not have any plans at this time to do the same for teens. Please don't ask - I may if the mood strikes me, but I hate doing stuff over, and doing the same huge pile of stuff again is enough to drive me batty.

What's Included:

This set has one new mesh:
  • Sundress Mesh - Short puffed sleeves, bare arms, and a smooth bodice falling into a gently flared skirt that ends just above the knee. The shoes are simple sandals.

There are also 14 recolours for the sundress mesh, including the standard colours for the Fanseefem series (well, okay, I did white not grey, but it seemed like more of a white thing), plus the other colours that the child version of this came in: 60's green flowers, pink and yellow diamonds, blue and red, and white fishies.

Additionally there's one with a fuchsia top and sage green bottom called Rose Campion - inspired by the flower that grows in my garden.

Absolutely everything is clearly labeled so you can remove any recolours you may not want.


Thanks yet again to fanseelamb for inspiring the Fanseefem project. Thanks also to Tiggerypum for advice and help on meshing, Wes_H for Unimesh and his other plugins, everyone who has contributed to the development of SimPE, Dr Pixel, and Rasputina. Thanks go to bluetexasbonnie for identifying the rose campion from my garden so I could name the recolour after it.

And also a big thank you to the rest of the MTS2 staff (especially Delphy) for making a place where I can learn how to do cool stuff like this, and share it with all of you.

Model Credits:

Both models are my sims. You can get full details on all of their skins, makeup, etc., as well as download them here at MTS2:


You're welcome to recolour these as much as you like. I have a layer-separated PSD with everything all nice and original and stuff if you want - let me know if you'd like it.

Mesh Required!

Make sure you download both of the attached files, both the recolours and mesh files for this to work in your game!

Polygon Counts:
2064 polygons, 1527 vertices (normal)
Age: Adult
Gender: Female
Clothing Type: Everyday
Clothing Style: No Style Modern
Other Type: Not Applicable Maternity
Maxis Flags: Age Conversion
Outfit Type: Full Outfit

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

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Test Subject
#101 Old 25th Jan 2008 at 1:24 AM
Originally Posted by HystericalParoxysm
Ah. Actually, that's caused by Gwillewyn's default replacement package for maternity wear having a conflict with BV, I think? If you use Squinge's hack rather than Gwillewyn's replacement package they work fine. Nothing in particular wrong with my stuff, I think just the way she did her replacement packages doesn't quite work with BV but is okay under Seasons.

Oh, okay, I hadn't heard about that before. Thanks so much for letting me know!
Test Subject
#102 Old 31st Jan 2008 at 3:36 AM
Ahhh, I love these sundresses! I've been making recolours of these for my game, came here to see if anyone else had and noticed that you said you had a PSD of the textures - could I please have that? It'd make recolouring much quicker :p
Test Subject
#103 Old 17th Apr 2008 at 7:30 AM
I love these, and I've downloaded the default replacements for pregnant sims. I have the same problem as PeriwinklePixieDust. I don't have any other global hacks. Another problem goes with shoulders. Some dresses (maybe all?) shows a little bit of their shoulders there were sleeves starts.

Anyway, even with problems they are much better than Maxis original

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Original Poster
#104 Old 17th Apr 2008 at 9:59 AM
After Seasons you can't use the default replacements for pregnant sims by gwillewyn. Better to use the pregnancy wear any outfit hack by Squinge, which can now be found at - the issue with the default replacements, honestly, has nothing to do with me - these are made perfectly normally as maternity wear.

I have noticed a tiny 1 or 2 pixel spot where you can see skin near the shoulders myself, but it's such a small thing, I haven't really bothered messing with it.

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Lab Assistant
#105 Old 11th May 2008 at 5:40 PM
Hey the link to the Pregnancy Hack doesnt seem to work, im registered at InSim and have downloaded there before, but I cant seem to find the hack you have mentioned. If anyone could point me in the right direction.

Life is a curious game..
Test Subject
#106 Old 25th Jun 2008 at 3:30 AM
These are great dresses, and the models are very pretty, I cannot even draw a stick man without him looking like he was in an accident! LOL Thank you for sharing your talent. Great work.
Test Subject
#107 Old 15th Jul 2008 at 6:59 PM
Ok, I need help. Here is my first problem. I can't download .RAR files! They won't work! Does anyone know why? Here is my second problem. The links to and won't work! Does anyone know why? PLEASE HELP ME!!!
Test Subject
#108 Old 1st Aug 2008 at 7:16 PM
Thanks! Those dresses just look beautiful and perfect for summer! I would like to have something like this in real life.

"Lithium, don't want to lock me up inside/Lithium, don't want to forget how it feels without/Lithium, I want to stay in love with my sorrow"
Test Subject
#109 Old 2nd Oct 2008 at 6:16 AM
So freakin' adorable!!! Thanks!

-'Weird Al' Yankovic
Test Subject
#110 Old 14th Oct 2008 at 9:56 AM
Love this!
Test Subject
#111 Old 9th Nov 2008 at 2:34 PM
I really love these clothes!
I want them for myself

Lab Assistant
#112 Old 20th Nov 2008 at 11:19 PM
Thanks for this blue-green dress, it is really sweet. I don't like the rest of dresses, maybe a few, but not all of them, but I appreciate the default mothernity replacement with this set. So thank you. This Fansefeem project doesnn't meet my needs, but this blue-green dress is one I love from it :D
#113 Old 9th Dec 2008 at 1:37 PM
Thanks for this lovely dress!
Lab Assistant
#114 Old 15th Jan 2009 at 9:18 PM
I simply love the way you create modest clothing out of Maxis crap. Thank you so much!
Test Subject
24th Jan 2009 at 5:07 AM
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Test Subject
#115 Old 25th Jan 2009 at 3:18 AM
Originally Posted by person250
Ok, I need help. Here is my first problem. I can't download .RAR files! They won't work! Does anyone know why? Here is my second problem. The links to and won't work! Does anyone know why? PLEASE HELP ME!!!

No worries! I've done some searching and have found Squinge's hacks, and this one works for Seasons!

If you have Inteen, though, use the link below. I have it and the link above will conflict. This one I'm pretty sure is only for people with inteen and ep 5 or ep 7.
Field Researcher
#116 Old 30th Apr 2009 at 5:58 AM
Love it! I would buy it in real life if I could. Thanks!

Have a bright platinum diamond day!
Lab Assistant
#117 Old 22nd May 2009 at 8:19 AM
this is great
Lab Assistant
#118 Old 22nd May 2009 at 8:21 AM
is there anyway u could make them for teens to i have this dress for all ages but teens
Test Subject
#119 Old 4th Aug 2009 at 9:14 PM
I love the design!!!! Its perfect!!!! The solid colour at the top was a good touch, without it the Seasons texture, would problbly make me paranoid, or more paranoid, that sounds like something you would say....... (Batty?Battier?)
Forum Resident
#120 Old 29th Sep 2009 at 12:25 PM
These dresses are lovely. I particularly love the bold colours. Thanks!
Test Subject
#121 Old 28th Nov 2009 at 2:30 PM
looove the pink and grey one ( :
Test Subject
#122 Old 20th Feb 2010 at 5:31 PM
I'd been seeing these is numerous legacies for a while... now I finally found them!
I really like them, great work!
Lab Assistant
21st Apr 2010 at 3:12 AM
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Lab Assistant
#123 Old 5th Jul 2010 at 4:17 AM
Thanks, love these! I'm thinking about recoloring these (and possibly making matching child versions). Do you still have the PSD files? If you do, could you send them to me?
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