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Flowerbomb Cocktail Dress

Added Jun 4, 2016

by ellie-sew

Berlin, Germany

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Description

I made this dress for a festive reception. After having searched quite a while for an appropriate pattern I gravitated to this one as it allowed me to leave the fabric as much as possible in greater pieces. I did not want to “destroy” the repeating in the pattern.
The flower fabric is a blend of silk and cotton, very light weighted. Therefore, I lined the whole dress with a heavier fabric in a contrast colour. I love the quality of it, because it feels like washed silk and gives more sturdiness to the dress.
Finally I changed the neckline the other way round: lower neckline in the back, higher neckline in the front.

Material Notes

Blend of cotton/silk for the dress, blend of cotton/rayon for the lining, zipper

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Evening Wear, Bridal
Material
Cotton, Blends, Rayon, Silk

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  • Wp_20171105_01_35_20_pro_large

    Jul 9, 2016, 02.59 AMby nrobson

    great cocktail dress! =D

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    Jun 6, 2016, 07.10 PMby izbott

    Really nice dress & the lining is so pretty!

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    • Margesimpson18_large

      Jun 9, 2016, 09.29 AMby ellie-sew

      Thank you! I am curious to see your next projects. :-)

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    Jun 5, 2016, 09.35 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Wow, fancy dress! Love it :)

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    • Margesimpson18_large

      Jun 9, 2016, 09.28 AMby ellie-sew

      Tack, Ellen! Happy to have your feedback. :-)

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    Jun 5, 2016, 07.40 PMby Elpida Kyriakou

    Impressive dress!

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    • Margesimpson18_large

      Jun 9, 2016, 09.28 AMby ellie-sew

      Thank you so much! You always impress me with your gorgeous projects.

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    Jun 5, 2016, 06.13 AMby rita61

    Neat dress and fabric

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      Jun 9, 2016, 09.30 AMby ellie-sew

      Thank you! I immediately fell in love with the fabric. :-)

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    Jun 4, 2016, 07.01 PMby Mary Athey

    Beautiful dress beautiful fabric and it fits you perfectly x

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    • Margesimpson18_large

      Jun 9, 2016, 09.25 AMby ellie-sew

      Thank you, Mary! This is so kind of you.

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    Jun 4, 2016, 06.18 PMby SurMesure

    Beautiful dress, and such a fabulous fabric!

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      Jun 9, 2016, 09.31 AMby ellie-sew

      Thanks a lot! The fabric was love at first sight in the shop. :-)

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