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Havana Summer

Added Jun 3, 2009

by evette

Los Angeles, Cal...






Summer dress made without a pattern. This was an experiment to see if I could do it. Had a little issue with the bust so it’s far from perfect. Was feeling a little like Cuba so I named it Havana Summer :P

Material Notes

Cotton, two metal buttond for the back closure , and gold-ish cord for the straps.




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    Jun 26, 2009, 11.34 PMby evette

    Thanks Jubi, not sure if I could do a how to… the bust gave me a few problems. I’ll have to try to perfect it.

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    Jun 23, 2009, 05.31 PMby jubi

    I love this… would u b able to do a How To???

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    Jun 6, 2009, 11.01 PMby evette

    Thanks everyone! Claireissewing – you know, I only bought that fabric because it was $1 a yard. I probably would have passed it up also. Thanks mountainhoney, I always wanted to be a model but alas I am too short and too fat :)

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    Jun 5, 2009, 06.51 PMby tatuswelle


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    Jun 4, 2009, 05.07 PMby thecuriouskiwi

    I love the gathering at the bust, it’s so flattering, well done. I never do anything without at least a partial pattern so well done, maybe I should just give it a try someday! Great fabric too, definitely very “Summer”! :)

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    Jun 4, 2009, 12.37 PMby hajnika

    beautiful summer dress! I love it!

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    Jun 4, 2009, 06.49 AMby mountainhoney

    Wow! Looks good. Nice job with the modeling and the photos also.

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    Jun 4, 2009, 01.40 AMby claireissewing

    I love the fabric, I would never have picked that up in the shop but I’m definitely on the lookout for something similar!

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    Jun 4, 2009, 12.15 AMby lybu

    I love it. Great work

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    Jun 3, 2009, 11.59 PMby fabricaddict

    Wow it’s great! and that’s amazing you made it without a pattern

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