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Blue Liberty Dress

Added Aug 6, 2011

by Anne Wagenha...

Warwickshire, Un...






Dress in Liberty tana lawn. Pattern was drafted to personal measurements. I had originally got the idea from a picture of a dress from Anthropologie. I just needed to get 2 fabrics that would work together. I already had the stuff for the skirt. I have lined the dress with cotton lawn, and interfaced the bodice sections with a fine sheer polyester. There is an invisible zip in the side seam.

There is more info here: http://bellemegan.wordpress.com/2011/08/06/liberty-dress/




Garment Type
Casual, Classic, Romantic

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    Mar 20, 2012, 05.26 PMby nishavinod2009

    She looks beautiful! I love the mix of prints used, I will surely try this type of combination.

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    Aug 8, 2011, 12.46 AMby domestic-divaonline

    Wasn’t sure how I felt about the dress until I saw it with the red jacket. Fabulous!

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      Aug 8, 2011, 05.38 PMby Anne Wagenhauser

      thanks, me too, I think it’s because the blues aren’t the same shade/tone… the red definitely pulls it together better.

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    Aug 7, 2011, 12.04 PMby flowergirl22

    howw much have you got left?? enough for a handbag, or a vest, maybee some knickers

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      Aug 7, 2011, 07.15 PMby Anne Wagenhauser

      haha, not an awful lot of the fabric in the middle, about 60cm of the stuff on the top and 1.5m of the skirt stuff… I was intending to make a dress or blouse or something before I saw the pic of the dress at Anthro.

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    Aug 7, 2011, 08.14 AMby urbandon

    Quirky dress! Your lucky daughters must have a wardrobe full of wonderful clothes….just wondering if you will adopt me? I will sent my measurements. Thanks in advance.

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      Aug 7, 2011, 09.46 AMby Anne Wagenhauser

      dude, your sewing is just as fab!! haha yeah, but i don’t think you will wear dresses! hehehe but if you want, i could make you a pattern for a victorian coat… ;p

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    Aug 7, 2011, 01.04 AMby missycas17

    I love it!

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    Aug 6, 2011, 09.16 PMby flowergirl22

    the 3 differend designs go well together..

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      Aug 7, 2011, 09.47 AMby Anne Wagenhauser

      thanks! now I need to come up with something to use the “left-overs”

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    Aug 6, 2011, 06.11 PMby mojo elgin

    Very cute! Nice job! The fabrics work great together!

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    Aug 6, 2011, 03.05 PMby ashchaser

    This looks very nicely finished, and the fabric is perfect for summer! Also I do love your cat + bike, they are great props!

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      Aug 6, 2011, 03.53 PMby Anne Wagenhauser

      haha, thanks, she was cold, so I told her to grab the cat!

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    Aug 6, 2011, 01.04 PMby mlichtenwalner

    The fit is excellent. Great job!

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