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Her African dress

Added Sep 5, 2012

by saki

Brussels, Belgium






a friend of mine is leaving to Africa for a year and she asked me to sew a very big dress in order to protect her legs from mosquitos.
This is a Simplicity pattern I found in the Tendances Couture magazine n°5. Easy and nice to sew, and I really like the result.

Blogged her in french :




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Bohemian, Classic, Evening Wear
Cotton, Knits/Jersey

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    Sep 6, 2012, 08.35 AMby saki

    Thanks a lot to all of you, I’m glad you like it (and the room too !)

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    Sep 5, 2012, 05.55 PMby madling

    and love the room as well!

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      Sep 6, 2012, 08.37 AMby saki

      Thanks Madling, I’m totally in love with this place and my roomates interior garden !

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    Sep 5, 2012, 04.08 PMby SassyT

    Love it.

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    Sep 5, 2012, 02.00 PMby flowergirl22

    really nice, what a lucky friend you have..

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    Sep 5, 2012, 10.45 AMby antony chauvin

    çà te va bien

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    • Monopalme_2007_382_large

      Sep 6, 2012, 08.37 AMby saki

      Merci Tony !

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    Sep 5, 2012, 09.33 AMby prettysewinggirl

    love your african dress :) i hope your friend will wear it often!! ps – where in Africa is she heading to? I’m in South Africa :)

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      Sep 6, 2012, 08.36 AMby saki

      Thanks Francini, My friend is moving in Burundi for a year.

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    Sep 5, 2012, 09.11 AMby Mary Athey

    gorgeous dress the two colours are great to.gether x

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