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Colette Eclair with straps

Added Mar 6, 2013

by cathytxtwfr

Ouidah, Benin






The Colette Eclair – I feel so pretty in this dress. Every time I put it on to test for fit I never wanted to take it off. RTW strapless outfits (though I did add straps here) have never looked good on me in stores. Yet, the Eclair looks great on me… it’s building up all that self confidence that RTW stuff chipped away from when I used to go clothing shopping. I’m so thankful I’ve started to learn sewing.

I wrote more in my sewing journal here: http://cathywu.com/journal/treadling/2013/03/06/colette-eclair-with-straps/


Summer, Spring
Garment Type

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    Mar 7, 2013, 12.34 PMby clementine75

    This is really lovely ! I bought the Eclair pattern a few days ago, I want to wear it for my sister’s wedding in may. Hope it’s not to complicated ! Yours is just prefect !!

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      Mar 10, 2013, 08.36 PMby cathytxtwfr

      nope, not complicated! have fun making it and cant wait to see your version!

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    Mar 6, 2013, 10.13 PMby Mary Athey

    This is so lovely on you and your fabrics fab x

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