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Holly Golightly Darling!

Added Feb 15, 2010

by bohemiannow

Athens, Greece






This was a unique chance to walk around in a long dress, with a tiara and long gloves and not look out of time, cause it was carnival and tango festival!
The Audrey Hepburn dress was not that easy to make and wasn’t 100% succesfull, but no one could really notice!
I added an invisible zip on the left side and a side rip (this is probably not the right terminology) on the right side of the dress, starting about 7cm above the knee.




Garment Type
Evening Wear

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    Feb 16, 2010, 03.39 AMby emangel23


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    Feb 15, 2010, 11.14 AMby aggelicat .)

    para polu omorfo!!! : )

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    Feb 15, 2010, 08.12 AMby frkbustad

    It sure looks fab! I’d love to see more pictures/details, but from the posted picture it looks really nice. Did you draft the pattern yourself?

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      Feb 15, 2010, 12.41 PMby bohemiannow

      I wish I had! I didnt have much time, cause the dresscode of the festival was a short notice (I was planning to be Cleopatra this carnival) and I used parts from different patterns, the skirt from one pattern, the front with the princess seams form another and I only drafted the desing on the back.

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    Feb 15, 2010, 01.55 AMby courtknee

    Breakfast at Tiffany’s is my favorite movie of all time! Your dress is so lovely and what a gorgeous neckline! It’s a gorgeous take on Audrey’s dress.

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    Feb 15, 2010, 01.36 AMby amyg

    I am in the process of making the Audrey Dress. How did you line the dress? I’m trying to figure out the attaching the back neck to the back with a lining inside – Hmmmm. I have a muslin so far, the front looks fine, the back needs to be altered. Any help I can sure use. Your Dress is Beautiful.

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      Feb 15, 2010, 01.44 AMby bohemiannow

      Thanks! Well I didnt line it, cause my fabric was thick enough to look fine on it’s own! I had to hand sew a part of the neck, cause I couldn’t figure out any other way to do it. My problem was the bust, I didnt use the right kind of pattern, for the basic shape and it didnt fit well in the front. Maybe darts would have been better than princess seams… next time!

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