"Coffee Date Dress"

Added Feb 6, 2009

by vintageluvr

Atlanta, Georgia...

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Description

Based on Elaine’s pattern. I altered the pattern in a few places, but not too much. I lowered the back neckline. I lengthened the torso 1 inch, and moved the darts out about 1/2 inch. Few other small things here and there.

I also cut a whole ’nother bodice out of the same material for the lining, instead of using the facings.

Material Notes

Clearance rack blue poly crepe ($2/yard), clearance rack poly chiffon, invisible zipper

Difficulty

Novice

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Credits

Pattern from Elaine May

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    Feb 13, 2009, 02.05 PMby loyl8

    You did a great job very pretty.

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    Feb 8, 2009, 07.30 PMby pumpkinpatches

    it looks amazing! And so does your cute bunny!

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    Feb 8, 2009, 01.21 PMby erdronen

    very cute! i love the contrasting chiffon :) pretty

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    Feb 8, 2009, 03.48 AMby miss-g

    Nice dress – the bunny likes it too. I like the contrasting ruffle and the bold blue.

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    Feb 6, 2009, 08.24 PMby elainemay

    this is great! i love the bold color choice, and you did a great job altering it to fit you perfectly. also, i am crazy about your shoes :) if you have any suggestions for improving the pattern or the instructions, please let me know. also, great job making this dress on the cheap!

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    Feb 6, 2009, 06.19 PMby jescreation

    very pretty.this pattern is next on my list!!

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    Feb 6, 2009, 05.59 PMby camilaustral

    very nice…

    and nice bunny!! :D

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    Feb 6, 2009, 05.21 PMby corduroysarcasm

    love it!!! great job….i wish i had your talent so i could make adjustments in order to make this fit me :) again….i love it.

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    Feb 6, 2009, 05.21 PMby zsanine

    This is so pretty! I like it. I can’t wait to do my own now.

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