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AKA Anda

Added Oct 19, 2008

by sunflowerinski

Paris, France

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Description

This dress started out as an Anda but just looked awful on me! Shoulders hideously oversized, unsuitable fabric etc, so after sitting in my closet for a while, I decided to start over.
The bottom half is Anda, the top I added pleats to and resized.
I love Anda but Anda does not love me!

Material Notes

heavy wool

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Credits

Burda for Anda

Flowerhead for her Purple Anda dress which I totally adore, and inspiring me to give anda a second chance. (Just bought new fabric)

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    Jun 18, 2009, 01.10 PMby ink

    Ha ha! I got a great laugh from your comment! ’ I love Anda but Anda does not love me! ’ Can I relate, YES! I finished a dress that chokes me when I wear it and looks like a bag and the last two I have done mock ups for look like ill fitted choir robes that accentuate my weight gain …. ack! You are very successful in your alterations! I love the dress and all your creations.

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    Apr 17, 2009, 09.15 AMby losteardrop

    J’adore! Le noeud donne le petit côté romantique :)

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    Feb 19, 2009, 12.22 PMby dressdummy

    Very nice dress. I would be wearing it all the time!

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    Feb 19, 2009, 06.07 AMby nicola82

    Your sewing is so neat… Lovely!

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    Feb 19, 2009, 04.27 AMby carottesauvage

    Quelle elegance! Bravo!

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    Oct 27, 2008, 02.27 AMby elegantchaos

    Ooohhh….this is really lovely. Your version is much better.

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    Oct 21, 2008, 06.33 PMby bluejewels

    It turned out beautifully! I love that the pleats on the front give the skirt a little flare.

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    Oct 20, 2008, 05.57 AMby TerezaSews

    I love the contrasting details in the front. Great remake!

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    Oct 20, 2008, 04.06 AMby pinksunflower

    This looks really chic! The fabric is really understated with the feminie bow just makes it really pretty.

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    Oct 19, 2008, 09.19 PMby sew4my3

    Very nice! This would be a perfect everyday, run and do errands dress. Love it!

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    Oct 19, 2008, 02.47 PMby polychromatin

    I really like your alterations, makes the pattern a lot more interesting!

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    Oct 19, 2008, 02.02 PMby erdronen

    it’s really cute! It still even resembles the anda, so you didn’t lose it completely is your remake. great job!

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    Oct 19, 2008, 01.55 PMby mjb14

    Wow – looks great. I have actually cut my Anda up to refashion it for the same reason!!

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    Oct 19, 2008, 12.51 PMby ghainskom

    Much more better than the original! Love the third picture with the hand ;)

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    Oct 19, 2008, 12.41 PMby eclecticbianca

    Really nice! I like it!

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