A WEIRD PASSION FOR BLUE #2

Added Mar 20, 2011

by giunta

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Description

second dress/top, finished a few hours ago: a maryy dress variation, made in a recycled blue cotton with huge black polkadots. the cotton comes from a big dress i found in the charity shop i work at :)
i used the maryy pattern fr the 3rd time, but in this version i shortened it, i added a band at the center of the chest, and i used only a strap sewn at the extreme sides of top front, it does not open, only put your head into it ^^ i also did not add the side zip, because i found it very easy to put on also closed.
i bought a black cotton trim for decorating the top, what came out is a very fifties inspired dress! i never loved very much the fifties style, but this is a great compromise!

Material Notes

cotton fabric and trim

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Beach, Classic, Rock, Romantic
Material
Cotton, Blends

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    Mar 20, 2011, 08.48 PMby candroid007

    I love the color Blue with a passion as well, this dress is beautiful!

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      Mar 21, 2011, 02.27 AMby giunta

      :) thank you!

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    Mar 20, 2011, 02.20 PMby analogue

    Love your choice of fabric, it makes me smile :-)

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      Mar 20, 2011, 02.24 PMby giunta

      thank you! i still can’t believe i made this choice! it’s not really my style, but actually i love it!

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    Mar 20, 2011, 02.07 PMby becky-del-paramo

    really pretty this dress! looks great in blue.

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      Mar 20, 2011, 02.20 PMby giunta

      thank you! i thought this was the right fabric for this pattern too!

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    Mar 20, 2011, 02.01 PMby wackyblonde

    I have used that pattern 3 times so far and have varied the style each time. A very versatile pattern. Your version is lovely, perfect for a warm summer night.

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      Mar 20, 2011, 02.20 PMby giunta

      i agree! can’t wait for summer to wear it!

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