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Elsa Gone Wild

Added Jul 16, 2012

by corinaladue

San Ramon, Calif...






I have been in love with the Elsa pattern for a long time now but was waiting for just the right fabric. I didn’t know what I wanted but I figured I’d know it when I saw it. When I came across this fabric buried under mountains of other fabric I’ve collected over the years I realized that a classic print like leopard would be the perfect mate for this pattern.

I didn’t modify it much. I dropped the neckline about 1.5 inches, used black lace for the belt, no buckle and finished the sleeves with bias tape to add a little contrast. Great simple pattern with a flattering shape. Love it!

Material Notes

cotton blend with a very slight stretch, lace, bias tape, zipper, hook and eye




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Classic, Vintage
Cotton, Blends

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    Jul 21, 2012, 09.25 AMby sophienissirios

    Beautiful dress :-)

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      Jul 21, 2012, 03.31 PMby corinaladue

      Thank you Sophie!

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    Jul 17, 2012, 11.26 AMby irmchen

    Your Elsa is so superbly beautiful! I feel flattered that you picked up my design! :-*

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      Jul 18, 2012, 11.14 PMby corinaladue

      Thank you for posting it! I’m thinking of making another one….

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    Jul 17, 2012, 08.30 AMby anajan

    I like this variation of Elsa very much :)

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    Jul 16, 2012, 11.21 PMby RuellaDesigns

    love it!

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    Jul 16, 2012, 09.05 PMby pamchar

    Love the belt!

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      Jul 18, 2012, 11.16 PMby corinaladue

      Thanks! I almost went with a solid black but I thought this would be more interesting.

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    Jul 16, 2012, 06.39 PMby Mary Athey

    Gorgeous dress x

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