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#Aubergine & Prune - Shift dress

Added Jan 26, 2014

by laPetiteMais...

Paris, France






DU-PLI-CA-TE!!! Seeing life in Aubergine!

I used the pattern of the 09.2012 Burda shift dress. I already made this dess in prussian blue.

About the fabric: I brought this fabric from Ghana 2 years ago in some Kind of Aubergine-Boysenberry color. I knew exactly what I wanted to do with this fabric when I got it, but I always wanted to have a complete look before sewing (yeahh I needed the little matching shoes to go with it) .

Slight little problem… The fabric was too small.. so the dress… was too short :-/

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    Jan 29, 2014, 06.31 PMby carolynsuzanne

    Welll it’s a LITTLE short but I love it! Great color (especially on you) and great styling! I like the sleeves especially. Okay this may have pushed me over the edge to try this pattern! Yours is great!

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      Jan 30, 2014, 01.14 PMby laPetiteMaisonCouture

      Yeah you should definately try it and let us have a look :)). I will also make other variations especially with A Peter Pan collar :)

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    Jan 29, 2014, 07.58 AMby loulourosa

    Looks lovely, currently I’m making a dress from the same pattern.

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      Jan 29, 2014, 09.50 AMby laPetiteMaisonCouture

      Oh ok I’ll love to have a look at your dress once it’s done. :) enjoy!

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    Jan 27, 2014, 10.29 AMby laPetiteMaisonCouture

    Thanks so much! Well regarding the edging, I had not planned to add it. But the fabric being very short I had no seam allowance. Anyway it seems to work well :))

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    Jan 27, 2014, 06.56 AMby Regan Mackenzie

    Love everything about this little outfit. You look so cool and I love the edging on the dress and the tights and the shoes, well that is everything isn’t it :)

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