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Elfka's watermelon dress

Added Jun 17, 2012

by elfka

Kraków, Poland

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Description

I used modified New Look 6966C pattern and a lot of silk crepe with watermelon print. Bottom is made from two full circles. I finished almost every edge with green satin piping.

Material Notes

Silk crepe, 3,5 m

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Romantic, Vintage
Material
Silk

Credits

New Look

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    Jun 21, 2012, 01.53 PMby cweetgal

    Very pretty your dress and the print :) Liked the piping too ..

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    • Elfka3_large

      Jul 1, 2012, 08.07 PMby elfka

      Thanks!

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    Jun 21, 2012, 12.47 PMby BiscuitBem

    what a perfect fit

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      Jul 1, 2012, 08.07 PMby elfka

      Thank you!

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    Jun 18, 2012, 09.11 AMby victoriakb

    Gorgeous! Excellent fit & style. Really, really suits you.

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      Jul 1, 2012, 08.08 PMby elfka

      Really? It’s so nice to hear it.

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    Jun 18, 2012, 03.08 AMby mojo elgin

    What a great dress! I bet it’s a perfect “twirly” dress… :)

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      Jul 1, 2012, 08.08 PMby elfka

      Exactly!

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    Jun 17, 2012, 08.49 PMby guineveresmom

    Great summer dress. I love the green contrast.

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      Jul 1, 2012, 08.10 PMby elfka

      Yes, I’m happy I decided for green, I was considering red too.

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    Jun 17, 2012, 07.34 PMby lauriana

    Great dress! And eh.. two circles for the skirt… Wow. I bet it’s a great swoosh-y skirt but you must have spent a lot of time hemming it.

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      Jul 1, 2012, 08.11 PMby elfka

      Yes, it’s very rich! And in fact it felt, like it’s not going to finish.

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    Jun 17, 2012, 01.31 PMby kihli

    This dress fits you so well and looks great on you! And the watermelon pattern will be perfect for summer, nice fabric for such a dress!

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      Jul 1, 2012, 08.11 PMby elfka

      Thank you!

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