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Dress with hood

Added Oct 5, 2008

by verypurplepe...

Tokyo, Japan

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Description

I really like this red dress I made sometime ago and wear it almost everyday. So when I found yet another wall-hanging fabric, I decided to use the same pattern with some changes.

The bodice area is lengthened and a hood added. The hood pattern was traced from my husband’s hooded cardigan, with the neckline adjusted to the neckline of the dress. I also made a pleated area on the front, but instead of stitches, it is held by two buttons; creating an illusion of front opening. The sleeves are on fabric selvedge so I didn’t have to stitch the hem.

Worn with a simple petticoat underneath, the dress turned out nice and really comfortable. Love it.

Material Notes

cotton

Difficulty

Novice

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    Nov 18, 2009, 10.48 PMby petitmoutonbleu

    what pattern did you use?? you said that for the white one u used the sme one as this one!!!! could you put a link or could you send me the pattern??? i would really apreciate it!!! i love thiss dress with hood !!i love hoodies!

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    Oct 27, 2008, 05.33 PMby antigone

    Wow. Comfortable and chic. What more could anyone want?

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    Oct 10, 2008, 12.49 PMby mira29

    wow again you come with another great fabric and very cute pattern…i love your creations…

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    Oct 8, 2008, 01.47 PMby madamewu

    so beautiful:)

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    Oct 8, 2008, 01.45 PMby naughtylittlepony

    Lovely! cute as a button (cuter!)

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    Oct 8, 2008, 01.36 AMby cassielouise

    Lovely! What wonderful bold fabric… and the hood is just adorable :o)

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    Oct 7, 2008, 08.33 AMby justmica

    Wow… Love it!! You make a perfect combination, the pattern and the fabric, everything is fabulous!! You do a great job, saw it excellent!!

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    Oct 6, 2008, 08.53 PMby Angela Ashley Chiew

    I really love this

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    Oct 6, 2008, 02.46 PMby karencilla

    Novita can I be your student for a day??? =) you are always creating something awesome!

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    Oct 6, 2008, 10.52 AMby loreliz

    beauutiful!!! great job"!!

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    Oct 6, 2008, 06.07 AMby peps1

    beautiful, always a joy to see your work!

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    Oct 6, 2008, 05.00 AMby nikkishell

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE it!

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    Oct 6, 2008, 01.35 AMby polychromatin

    When I read the caption, that it is a dress with a hood, I was wondering if this is a good combination, but it looks great! Very stylish and it fits you perfectly! Great use of fabric.

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    Oct 6, 2008, 12.35 AMby ghainskom

    The fabric is beautiful and it’s your color: purple. No wonder you like it as much as your son likes his dog jacket :)

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    Oct 5, 2008, 09.09 PMby laurertheexplorer

    this is tooooo cute! ur awesome!

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    Oct 5, 2008, 07.51 PMby jeffrey

    I could go on and on, but you’re probably sick of reading my posts, so I’ll just say that you are such a good designer.

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    Oct 5, 2008, 07.13 PMby evamarie

    You are a shining example of what we can achieve! Look how stylish this is! Love your look!

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    Oct 5, 2008, 06.56 PMby mjb14

    beautiful dress and great photos

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    Oct 5, 2008, 06.30 PMby ashchaser

    this is so cute! and the fabric goes perfectly with the design!

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    Oct 5, 2008, 06.20 PMby sewzen

    Very stylish! And how creative to use fabric from a wall hanging!

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    Oct 5, 2008, 05.59 PMby sewdelightful

    so cute! I love it! (love the sunglasses too!) your one of my favorite creators on the site :)

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