English Patient Dress

Added Apr 7, 2011

by prairieponygirl

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Description

I’ve been saving this vintage fabric for around two years for this dress ! I watched The English Patient a few years ago (which i kinda hated) but, I fell in love with one of Juliette Binoches dresses. It was so pretty and I was totally obsessed with making one for me. Then I found this fabric in my favorite fabric store . (which has now been turned into a quilt shop! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO) So, I told myself that I would save it until I got good at sewing. Then I found the Shari dress which was a perfect pattern for the dress. I changed it just a little, I made the seams on the side so the pretty pattern wouldn’t look funny, I added a side pocket and did the top a little different too. I also hemmed it so it would be a bit higher in the front. I love it when dresses and skirts have that hem. So here is my creation. Hope you guys like. Oh, and I made it a bit bigger so I didn’t have to put in a zipper.

(I made this dress in January. NOw, it’s the perfect weather for it!)

Material Notes

rayon

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Bohemian, Casual, Classic, Grunge

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    Apr 17, 2011, 05.02 PMby prairieponygirl

    Thank you to everyone for such nice words about my dress! <3

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    Apr 9, 2011, 03.39 AMby aluckmann

    Fantastic fabric – this is the perfect project for it. You did a great job with this dress.

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    Apr 8, 2011, 02.37 PMby sunnilj9

    Really lovely! I too am dreading the quilt shop take over! Seems to be happening everywhere! Gorgeous dress and really lovely fabric. Perfect English Patient style!

    xoxo, Sunni

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    Apr 8, 2011, 10.52 AMby psychorat

    It´s so beautiful! and your pictures are great.

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    Apr 8, 2011, 09.04 AMby msgems

    Oooh its lovely. Really nice fabric – I can see why you saved it for something special.

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This project is based on

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/english-patient-dress