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Cap Sleeve Dress with Faux Top

Added Jun 26, 2015

by Ellen Hatteland

Nedre Vats, Norway

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Description

I have waited to find the right fabric for this pattern and I found this yellow cotton/satin with stretch and I like this color – it brightens up my day :) I did top stitch the princess seams, but hem and cap sleeves I did by hand.

Material Notes

Cotton/Satin with stretch

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic
Material
Cotton, Satin

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    Jul 9, 2015, 06.54 PMby iewa

    Oh, how I missed this gorgeous dress! The color is so nice!

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    Jul 3, 2015, 02.38 PMby nrobson

    this has a stunning cut to it, and with the color, you looking amazing in this my friend xX

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      Jul 8, 2015, 09.48 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thank you very much dear Nadia! :)

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    Jun 29, 2015, 08.55 AMby Kasiorist

    aww what can I say: what a ray of sunshine!

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    Jun 29, 2015, 08.24 AMby chula123

    everything you do is just spot on! wonderful dress in a wonderful colour. a real “feel good dress”. Maybe one day I could sew as beaufifully as you !!

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      Jun 29, 2015, 06.09 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Ooh, you are so sweet! Thanks for such wonderful compliments! You are a great seamstress Chula!!

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    Jun 29, 2015, 12.27 AMby ariation

    Hi Ellen. Your dress is beautiful! Stunning. You’ve made us realise how lovely this design is. Great job.

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      Jun 29, 2015, 06.44 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      It makes me Happy to hear :-) Thanks a lot Ariation!

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    Jun 28, 2015, 10.49 PMby Tzai

    beautiful,bright,elegant summer dress Ellen, love the faux top effect!

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    Jun 28, 2015, 05.19 PMby Inga 888

    absolutely gorgeous Ellen! Happy color dress :)

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    Jun 28, 2015, 01.40 PMby Lyudik

    You are beauty,Ellen!))) Kill on the spot))))

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    Jun 28, 2015, 12.35 PMby KannaK

    Great dress :)

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    Jun 28, 2015, 11.55 AMby GiveMeSomeCandy

    Lovely dress!!! You look beautiful with this outfit! :)

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    Jun 28, 2015, 06.23 AMby punktyodniesienia

    WOW! You look amazing!

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      Jun 28, 2015, 06.43 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks for such wonderful compliment! :-)

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    Jun 28, 2015, 04.36 AMby SewNotWork

    Love the dress and the color! Great Job!

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      Jun 28, 2015, 06.43 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thank you so much SewNotWork! :)

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    Jun 27, 2015, 10.39 PMby Tanda Sarah

    great dress, smart choices in fabric, color and every thing. congratulations on your amazing creation.

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      Jun 28, 2015, 06.42 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      Ooh, thanks a lot for such lovely words Tanda! I like your projects a lot too! :)

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    Jun 27, 2015, 04.54 PMby izbott

    This is my favorite shade of yellow & it looks so lovely on you. I like everything about this dress! Stellar knockout!

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    Jun 27, 2015, 04.20 PMby Anjovis

    Amazing, Ellen! The colour choice is simply wonderful. I love yellow and can very well understand why this outfit makes you happy :) The fit is perfect – as always and I love your shoes – as always :D

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      Jun 27, 2015, 06.11 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks for such wonderful words Anjovis! :-)

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    Jun 27, 2015, 01.46 PMby liliv-1

    oh, this is the perfect summer dress from every point of view!

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      Jun 27, 2015, 06.10 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Nice to hear :) Thanks dear Liliv!

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    Jun 27, 2015, 01.14 PMby cur-jargon

    It just brightens my day too, Ellen! Beautiful tailoring and you always wear a lot of cheer! hugs.

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      Jun 27, 2015, 06.09 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      he, he.. that’s make me happy to hear ;-) Thanks Curry – and cheers to you!

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    Jun 27, 2015, 12.09 PMby libra-s

    Stunning!! Love the colour !

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    Jun 27, 2015, 11.53 AMby catdoesit

    You keep on churning beautiful things!!! I wish I could sew along with you, I bet that would bring back my sewjo… Keep on inspiring us, please :)

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      Jun 27, 2015, 06.08 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Ooh, you are so sweet! yeah, that would be Fun to sew along! ;-) Thanks for your lovely words Cat!

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    Jun 27, 2015, 11.19 AMby Mary Athey

    Oh ellen!! Your attention to detail is fabulous, I can only hope in time to be as great as you. This is stunning.you look beautiful and I just love this xx

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      Jun 27, 2015, 06.06 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Well, you don’t need to wait – you are a fabulous seamstress and I love your work! Thanks sweet Mary!

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    Jun 27, 2015, 11.15 AMby Oksana Starzhynska

    It brightens everybody’s day:-) Very cheerful sunny summer look. Made of monocoloured fabric the pattern looks elegant. Lovely image:-)

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      Jun 27, 2015, 06.04 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Oh, thank you so much for your sweet comments Oksana! :-)

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    Jun 27, 2015, 10.38 AMby Miljana Popović

    Masterpiece, love it! :)

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    Jun 27, 2015, 09.00 AMby Elpida Kyriakou

    What a sunny dress!!!

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    Jun 27, 2015, 08.40 AMby alice9163

    Nice color. Excellent fit and workmanship. Looks really glamorous. Well done Ellen.

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      Jun 27, 2015, 06.02 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thank you so much dear Alice! :)

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    Jun 27, 2015, 08.16 AMby cris orange

    Really beautiful colour, I like how you accesorized it with red. Yellow is my favourite colour :-)

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      Jun 27, 2015, 06.02 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks Cris – that’s nice to hear :)

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    Jun 27, 2015, 08.02 AMby floralgirl

    there you go being too cute again!- this fabric was worth waiting for. Perfect pattern for this cheery yellow-i love yellow- i have yellow sunglasses and yellow shoes.

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      Jun 27, 2015, 06.01 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      ha,ha.. ;-)) It makes me happy to hear – thanks sweety!

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    Jun 27, 2015, 04.59 AMby Ricardo Abreu

    Love it

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    Jun 27, 2015, 03.13 AMby emilymai

    You look so beautiful in this dress. And what a great colour, look very summery and cheerful! :)

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    Jun 27, 2015, 02.44 AMby rita61

    Looks awesome Ellen!!! I love this pattern, and you are definitely showing it off to advantage! I am so glad you choose to hand stitch hems, looks great like that.

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      Jun 27, 2015, 06.29 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      It makes me happy to hear ;-) Thank you very much Rita!

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    Jun 27, 2015, 01.59 AMby RedBelka

    Beautiful! Nice styling- looks great with the orange (? looks orange on my monitor) shoes and belt .

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      Jun 27, 2015, 06.28 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks a lot Olga! It’s red, but I love orange as well :)

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