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Andy Dress

Added Aug 4, 2010

by fidgetfingers

Chicago, United ...

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Description

I’ve wanted to make a sweetheart neckline dress for a while. I found the material at fabric by the pound while on vacation in alabama. I think it’s supposed to be curtain material, so it’s heavy and drapes nicely. I named it after Andie in Pretty in Pink, hoping that when I wear it I’ll find my Ducky…anyone else agree that Ducky’s the real catch here? Forget Blane..that’s not a name, that’s a major appliance.

Anyways, I drafted the bodice out of the coffee date dress pattern, and did some ge-o-metry for te circle skirt.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Other
Material
Blends

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    Aug 5, 2010, 06.56 PMby smallone

    I love your description … Pretty in Pink is such a great movie….and yes totally Ducky is the catch Blane is all veneer and no substance… Totally forgotten that she upcycles her dress in that movie…maybe BurdaStyle should do a top 20 sewing movies!

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      Aug 6, 2010, 02.45 AMby fidgetfingers

      Yes! I don’t know of any other ones, though

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      Aug 8, 2010, 04.53 AMby Zyanya Walker

      and there is The Simpsons episode when Marge is joining the country club and alters that pink suit for every event!

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    Aug 5, 2010, 04.31 AMby tiger-lily

    Cute! Looks like it fits you really well and I like the color you chose, too.

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    Aug 5, 2010, 02.31 AMby marloncosta

    nice dress in a nice color!

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    Aug 4, 2010, 09.49 PMby lkeogan

    Love it! :)

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    Aug 4, 2010, 09.20 PMby kneesocks

    quite adorable! I myself draft lots of stuff from the coffee date dress pattern. Kudos on a good job!

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