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Galactic Space Dress

Added Jan 24, 2013

by MegH

Toronto, Canada

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I loved the retro Aenne Burda dress collection from the January 2013 issue of burda style magazine! I especially loved the Princess Sheath Dress. I mean, look at that neckline! It is gorgeous! Retro-style, or even dresses in general are not typically something I gravitate towards. But I found something futuristic about this dress pattern, I think it is the open shoulders and the bust sections. Also, I needed an awesome pattern to cut out from my amazing Alexander Henry Galactic Ladies in Space printed fabric from Hart’s Fabric.

Jamie and I were at Hart’s Fabric in Santa Cruz in December for a book signing. It was great to be in their shop to see all their lovely fabrics in person, they have such a great selection of cotton prints. While I was there I wondered the aisles and spotted this totally rad space fabric. Right now I have an obsession with ‘space’ and ‘galaxy’ prints…refer to my Veronica Dress.

I thought this fabric really suited the dress style, and I think the silhouette is lovely. You can read more about my process of making this dress in my first edition of Meg’s Magazine Mash Up!

Material Notes

100% cotton.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Material
Cotton

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    Apr 16, 2014, 11.43 AMby ginaminton

    Nice dress. It gives a Star Wars feel. I like it.

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    Oct 23, 2013, 05.39 PMby SassyT

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    Feb 17, 2013, 09.44 PMby missb3

    Love it!!!

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    Jan 29, 2013, 10.17 PMby mkonieczki

    Otherworldly, darling! Beautiful dress and lovely photos!

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      Jan 29, 2013, 11.17 PMby MegH

      Thanks so much!

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    Jan 25, 2013, 10.57 PMby Jodi Wade

    Cool fabric. Gorgeous dress! I love this style of neckline.

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      Jan 27, 2013, 07.19 PMby MegH

      Thank you! Me too, I LOVE the neckline. It is was first drew me to this dress pattern

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    Jan 25, 2013, 10.21 PMby mebreezy

    I like the dress a lot a really different look

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      Jan 27, 2013, 07.19 PMby MegH

      Thanks! Yeah, the fabric print makes it quite different

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    Jan 25, 2013, 06.22 PMby lienepien

    Nice I read your blog and when you show the fabric it very busy with all the space pictures. But as dress I don’t think that at all.

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      Jan 25, 2013, 08.22 PMby MegH

      Thanks, yeah it’s definitely a busy print…I wasn’t sure how it was going to turn out, but I think it works :)

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    Jan 25, 2013, 05.58 PMby fairytale-thirteen

    LOVE X

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      Jan 25, 2013, 08.20 PMby MegH

      ME TOO

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    Jan 25, 2013, 05.43 PMby madyb

    I love that you put your own personality in everything you make!Fantastic dress!

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      Jan 25, 2013, 08.20 PMby MegH

      I try to make everything I make have personality!! or else I won’t wear it haha. Thanks!

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    Jan 25, 2013, 05.18 PMby Jamie Lau

    Such a great fit! Love the styling, too!

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      Jan 25, 2013, 08.20 PMby MegH

      Thanks gurlllll

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    Jan 25, 2013, 04.42 PMby Mary Athey

    I commented on this somewhere else but I.ll do it again lol.,totally stunning dress. I love it and the fabric x

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      Jan 25, 2013, 08.19 PMby MegH

      Thanks, I appreciate all your comments !

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    Jan 25, 2013, 04.35 PMby velvetribbon

    Fantastic dress and great fabric choice!

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      Jan 25, 2013, 08.19 PMby MegH

      Thanks !

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