Christmas Dress #1 - Vogue 8615
Added Dec 13, 2012
by Milena Bella
Tel Aviv, Israel
This is based on one of my new favorite patterns, (Very Easy) Vogue 8615. The pattern allowed me try to recreate two silhouette that I love: the first one is the white Giambattisa Valli dress Diane Kruger wore to the “Poure Elle” premier in Paris , and the second is the unforgettable open back dress Marilyn Monroe wore in the famous Last Sitting, by Bert Stern. I am aware that there is a long way to go towards perfection, but for a first try at a fully lined, wool, tailored garment (with sleeves!) I am pretty happy.
More pictures and details here – http://thehomeblues.blogspot.co.il/2012/12/strike-pose-vogue-8615.html
and here- http://thehomeblues.blogspot.co.il/2012/12/the-making-of-vogue-8615.html .
Wool mix, Rayon for the lining, petersham ribbon, horsehair