Hannah's red satin wrap dress

Added Jul 10, 2010

by hannnc

Newcastle, Austr...

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Description

My sewing shop was having a sale on satin and so I began thinking what i could make in satin.. Then I realised I’d bought this pattern and never made it, and I also had a friends 21st coming up! I finished it just in time and am quite happy with it. I would like to make a more casual one, but only when summer is closer.
I’d always wondered if red-heads could wear red.. Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge pulled it off and the cheap satin encouraged me to give it a go.

Material Notes

Satin, with stretch-cotton sateen lining.
I need to add invisible snaps, which is why the dress isn’t properly aligned for the photos.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Evening Wear, Romantic
Material
Satin

Credits

Pattern

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    Feb 3, 2011, 08.45 PMby carolinesj

    Stunning! Well done :)

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    Jul 11, 2010, 06.42 PMby stellacadente

    You convinced me, that I – as a redhead – can perfectly wear red! The dress looks so nice on you, pretty work!

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    Jul 11, 2010, 10.25 AMby holasoylulu

    Wonderful! You look perfect!

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    Jul 11, 2010, 02.41 AMby nikkishell

    This looks fabulous on you!

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    Jul 11, 2010, 01.05 AMby sandrasews

    Love it!

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    Jul 10, 2010, 07.11 PMby lizah

    you can absolutely wear red, it looks great on you!

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    Jul 10, 2010, 05.13 PMby magdamagda

    so charming!

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    Jul 10, 2010, 03.02 PMby fashionqueen920

    haha ive had this same pattern for so long and havent made it. after seeing yours, i will have to try this pattern soon!

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    Jul 10, 2010, 02.49 PMby seussian

    ooh! Pretty! God bless you, MGJ

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    Jul 10, 2010, 01.16 PMby oonaballoona

    wow, never would have seen how great this pattern could be from the envelope… fantastic, the red looks amazing on you!

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    Jul 10, 2010, 12.40 PMby natski

    Looks super- nice work!

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    Jul 10, 2010, 12.03 PMby lenarrrd

    Super cute! Redheads totally can wear red, nyeeer to all those naysayers! I’ve had that pattern in my ‘should I buy it?’ collection for some time and your rendition makes me want to buy it far more than those pictured on the pattern envelope!

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    Jul 10, 2010, 10.19 AMby harlekin

    Beautiful. Living proof that redheads can wear red :)! Hope you had a nice birthday!

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    Jul 10, 2010, 08.01 AMby catfish101

    Lovely. The red hair and red fabric definitely works.

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