Evening Dress Delhi-Damascus

Added Nov 23, 2009

by badyan

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Description

This dress consists of two pieces. The skirt is actually a half of a saree, arranged directly on the body and provided with snaps that hold it in the required shape. The corsage (the other part of the gown) is based on a pattern from the Burda magazine (do not ask me to look for the number, any corsage pattern will do) and can be worn with trousers, too. It does not have any lining because it was not necessary as the skirt is quite smooth and slippery and the material of the corsage is quite heavy and it holds its shape well.

Material Notes

The saree used for the skirt was bought in India and marked as “silk” but it is definitely not silk, it is probably polyester or some other artificial stuff. The corsage is made of cotton jacquard bought in Damascus. Dear sister, keep bringing fabrics from your travels ;-)

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Evening Wear
Material
Cotton, Polyester

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    May 28, 2010, 10.30 AMby meiissi

    How I love this dress!!! It´s simply perfect!

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    Feb 10, 2010, 09.48 PMby cottonsilk

    Gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Dec 31, 2009, 03.50 AMby scheryka

    Absolutely Stunning! I want one!!!!! NO, I want two.

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    Dec 10, 2009, 06.46 PMby solv

    Oh wow! This is truly wonderful! Great job!

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    Nov 25, 2009, 06.00 PMby galatina

    this is absolutely stunning! You’ve done an amazing job – love the colour combination, style, fabric and the necklace. You look great.

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    Nov 24, 2009, 08.27 PMby milkyway

    Love it

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    Nov 24, 2009, 10.38 AMby devorahhh

    LOVE it! Seriously gorgeous.

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    Nov 24, 2009, 06.20 AMby badyan

    Thanks for all the comments, I am really glad you like it…

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    Nov 24, 2009, 03.53 AMby harmony758

    This is so elegant! The fabrics look lovely togther!

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    Nov 24, 2009, 02.56 AMby richendaewen

    that’s awesome

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    Nov 23, 2009, 10.18 PMby catfish101

    Wow this is gorgeous! I hope you have some fabulous parties coming up to wear it to.

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    Nov 23, 2009, 09.00 PMby oscarthegrouch108

    oh my! i love that print (i call it paisley, but you refer to it as damask…..)! it’s such a beautiful combination with that sari…..make me want a christmas dress out of similar fabric!

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      Nov 24, 2009, 06.20 AMby badyan

      It is actually not a print, the pattern is woven (jacquard technique). It is FROM Damascus, i.e. from the city :-)

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      Nov 24, 2009, 11.06 PMby oscarthegrouch108

      ahh! that makes sense!

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    Nov 23, 2009, 07.50 PMby irmchen

    This is soooo beautiful! Toll!

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    Nov 23, 2009, 07.33 PMby garanina

    Oh! It’s wonderfull! You look great in it!

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    Nov 23, 2009, 07.13 PMby manuela

    Really great! I love it!

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    Nov 23, 2009, 06.42 PMby Heather D. Childree

    B – E – A – U – T – F – U – L

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    Nov 23, 2009, 06.42 PMby Heather D. Childree

    B – E – A – U – T – F – U – L!

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