Emerald City

Added Aug 8, 2010

by eliseanna

London, United K...

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Description

Retro inspired modified Vogue V8615 bodice with deepend arm holes and V back. Entire bodice is shortened at the waist.
Skirt is a gathered rectangle with pockets.

Material Notes

Shell is 100% printed cotton purchased at an African fabric store in east London. Fell in love with the white and green contrast against the gold flecks.
Heavier white cotton used for bodice lining to add structure green fabric is very lightweight. Lighter weight cotton used for skirt lining.

Difficulty

Novice

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Women
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    Jan 7, 2012, 02.27 AMby raquel mf

    Lovely design and very nice fabric! I was wondering if you can give a clue about where in East London to find African textiles…

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      Jan 7, 2012, 10.50 AMby eliseanna

      Hello! Thank you for the lovely comment. I bought this fabric in Dalston market… a treasure trove.. good luck and have fun!

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      Jan 12, 2012, 09.02 PMby raquel mf

      Thanks a lot for the information about the maeket! Next time I go to London I will look for textiles there!

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    Aug 11, 2010, 06.36 PMby anaalves

    Just beautiful! The colour combination is great.

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    Aug 10, 2010, 05.53 PMby eliseanna

    Thank-you for the nice comments!

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    Aug 9, 2010, 03.16 AMby brandym

    I love this, especially the deepened armholes! So pretty:)

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    Aug 9, 2010, 01.12 AMby Zane Tanqueco

    lovely!

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    Aug 8, 2010, 11.17 PMby annabelleolivier

    Cute:) I’m also liking the green and white combo. Nice, fun and happy summer dress.

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