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Burgundy and Black Evening Gown

Added Dec 15, 2012

by sigrid02

Armidale, Australia






I entered The Australian Wool Fashion Awards 2012, and my evening gown was selected to be shown on the runway at the presentation night. I didn’t win any major awards but to see my design worn on the catwalk was amazing. It took alot of time to make as I modified many commercial patterns as well as making my own for this design.

Material Notes

Main fabric (Burgundy) 100% Wool
Black train – polyester




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Evening Wear, Romantic, Victorian
Lace/Sequins, Polyester, Wool

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    Dec 25, 2012, 09.32 PMby Anna E

    You made a stunning dress and what a beautiful color.

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    Dec 22, 2012, 09.38 AMby michala

    Beautiful, and beautifully done! I really love the bust area.

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    Dec 18, 2012, 02.56 AMby mwelland

    This is really stunning. Beautifully made and so stylish. The black contrast is especially wonderful. Nice work!

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    Dec 16, 2012, 03.51 PMby Karen Thoonen

    fabulous dress and I love your hair!

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    Dec 16, 2012, 03.52 AMby kisses

    Fabulous…well done

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    Dec 15, 2012, 11.45 PMby infinite-plus-one

    This is stunning, love it!

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    Dec 15, 2012, 12.37 PMby Vicki Williams

    It looks very well constructed. You should be very proud.

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    Dec 15, 2012, 09.44 AMby martinK

    great work, I wish I would be able to show some of my work on the catwalk, too :-)

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    Dec 15, 2012, 09.35 AMby Mary Athey

    This is gorgeous. I would put brown and black to.gether.but it looks really good x

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    Dec 15, 2012, 08.46 AMby Inga 888

    It is so well made! How long did it take to finish it? Looking fab x

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      Dec 15, 2012, 11.01 PMby sigrid02

      Thanks so much, I think it took about a month to make.

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