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Gunmetal Gorgeousness...

Added Dec 7, 2011

by henniem

Bristol, United ...

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After the newspaper dress, i felt i had to continue taking advantage of my creativity so i decided to start dyeing some of my silks.
This was a plain white sandwashed silk fabric and this is the result of three stage dyeing with black, grey and aubergine.
It is a simple knee length dress with a circle skirt, tie belt and a gunmetal Peter Pan collar (quite heavy)
’Whaddya think?

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    Dec 8, 2011, 06.07 PMby Tokie Ang

    it turn great!! nice job :)

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    Dec 8, 2011, 07.39 AMby schnui

    You have done an amazing job on dying the silk and the Peter Pan collar is beautiful and looks perfect with the silk.

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    Dec 8, 2011, 04.11 AMby fifilina

    love the dress and the silk turned out amazingly!

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    Dec 7, 2011, 07.42 PMby Irina Schwab

    gorgeous!

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    Dec 7, 2011, 04.50 PMby misscontreras

    wow… this dress is gorgeous. it looks like a top notch designer’s creation. just gorgeous.

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      Dec 7, 2011, 05.41 PMby henniem

      Oh my, what a lovely thing to say..certainly made my day :D

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    Dec 7, 2011, 02.10 PMby Petitemess

    I love how the fabric turned out and love the collar. Did you make the collar? I would like to make one

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      Dec 7, 2011, 02.41 PMby henniem

      The collar is a metal necklace i just adjusted and its sewn on by hand :)

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    Dec 7, 2011, 02.03 PMby efh1687

    you did such a beautiful job dyeing this fabric!

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      Dec 7, 2011, 02.04 PMby henniem

      Thank you :) I must admit, i am quite pleased with it :D

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