Floral dress with lace collar

Added Nov 23, 2010

by iroiro

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Description

I found this pretty floral fabric in the form of curtains and felt it must live again. I drafted the pattern myself, and it is similar to my blue vintage-inspired floral dress, but with a twist. It has a triangular cut-out on the back, with clear buttons and an invisible zip. I really like this feminine style of dress complete, of course, with a lace collar ;)

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Material Notes

Vintage German cotton curtains

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Vintage
Material
Cotton

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    Jan 13, 2013, 02.05 PMby DorisS

    Gorgeous fabric, I wouldn’t have let it remain as curtains either.

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    Apr 23, 2011, 08.33 AMby shelley .

    Cute dress.

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    Apr 22, 2011, 04.20 AMby mnavoy

    I love the back of the dress and the fabric and the lace collar! Do you make the lace collar yourself or did you buy it? It’s amazing

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      Apr 22, 2011, 09.02 AMby iroiro

      Hello again :)
      The lace collar is actually a doilie, which I cut the decorative edge off and sewed it round the neck. As long as you cut carefully, this is a really simple thing to do.

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    Jan 28, 2011, 11.43 PMby nicaban

    wow u are fantastic!

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    Jan 27, 2011, 07.02 PMby baka-pepica

    cool

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    Dec 27, 2010, 12.47 PMby lizah

    I love this dress, it’s so beautiful!

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    Dec 15, 2010, 09.25 AMby nellielke

    You are so talented. What a gorgeous dress! All your dresses are stunning and I just love the collars. Well done!

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    Dec 11, 2010, 06.43 AMby shanvan

    Your sense of style is just PERFECT! I love every single dress you make; the fabric, the fit, the cut – it’s always spot on! And you are so beautiful too!

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      Dec 11, 2010, 11.45 PMby iroiro

      Wow, thank you so much! What a great compliment :)

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    Nov 29, 2010, 08.12 PMby pampula

    The dress is very pretty, especially the fabric!

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    Nov 23, 2010, 08.41 PMby mahaila

    Really nice! I love the fabric and the open back. Nice design

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    Nov 23, 2010, 08.36 PMby nidhi

    so feminine and romantic! i love your boots as well!

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