African wax print dress

Added Aug 10, 2013

by eirenep

Athens, Greece

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Description

I made this dress with one of three african wax print fabrics that I bought from Vlisco some time ago. The pattern is a simple sheath dress, self-drafted. I put an exposed zipper in the back. I was not sure if I would feel comfortable with this bold print kind of shouting so this is more an experimentation in style. My mother commented that the fabric would be more suitable as a chair cover!!! However, I like wearing it and I will go on using the rest of the wax fabrics.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Material
Cotton

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    Aug 13, 2013, 12.07 AMby Virginia's Daughter

    Oh this is fabulous!

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    Aug 12, 2013, 08.28 AMby loulourosa

    Lovely fabric for this dress, you mum will have to get other fabric for her chairs!!!!

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      Aug 12, 2013, 11.01 AMby eirenep

      Probably my mother has never seen African prints in dresses- we belong to different style cultures!

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    Aug 11, 2013, 10.41 PMby barmaglot

    Love african prints! Your dress looks amazing!

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    Aug 11, 2013, 05.58 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Lovely and colorful! Just like I Love too ;)

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      Aug 11, 2013, 07.16 PMby eirenep

      Thank you!

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    Aug 10, 2013, 09.40 PMby WillowWickedRad

    I love it! I am addicted to wax print fabric!

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      Aug 11, 2013, 07.17 PMby eirenep

      Thank you!

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    Aug 10, 2013, 09.09 PMby liliv-1

    Σου παει τελεια αυτο το πριντ και τα χρωματα αλλα και το στυλ!!

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      Aug 11, 2013, 07.18 PMby eirenep

      Ευχαριστώ-ἠταν καλό πείραμα.

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    Aug 10, 2013, 09.05 PMby Mary Athey

    this is lovely and so is the fabric, i must get myself some of this wax fabric x

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      Aug 11, 2013, 07.18 PMby eirenep

      Thank you for your encouragement!

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