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Indian Sari Dress

Added May 27, 2012

by Sarah Magill

Bournemouth, Uni...

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Description

I bought a beautiful silk sari on my trip to India last year (6yds of pure silk in a deep blue/purple with a mustard section and stunning gold detail). I drafted a pattern for myself, based on a typical 1950s silhouette. It has an integral net petticoat to help the skirt flare. I used the decorative border to make a matching belt/ cummerbund. View more details on my “blog”: http://goldfinchandeagle.blogspot.co.uk/

Material Notes

silk sari

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Sep 24, 2012, 03.22 PMby juanitatortilla

    LOVE IT! So glad to visit your blog, too! :)

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    Jun 4, 2012, 12.52 PMby Amelia Millar-davis

    was the fabric difficult to use?

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      Jun 7, 2012, 12.04 PMby Sarah Magill

      No, not at all! It’s pure silk, so you have to be careful not to snag it and also use a fine, sharp machine needle or it can pucker, but otherwise pretty easy to work with.

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    May 28, 2012, 01.34 PMby blueartisan

    Gorgeous, you must feel like a million bucks wearing it!

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    May 28, 2012, 08.22 AMby meggiemoo

    Absolutely beautiful! I love how you’ve used the borders of the fabric to make the hem (or it looks like you have, at least!) and the matching cummerbund :)

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    May 27, 2012, 09.25 PMby schnui

    Beautiful!! The colour of the Sari fabric is gorgeous.

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    May 27, 2012, 03.37 PMby laikadoll

    So pretty!!

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    May 27, 2012, 01.25 PMby wildflower31

    This is so beautiful. I love Sari fabric.

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    May 27, 2012, 12.44 PMby merche

    Absolutely stunning dress! The colour and the texture are fantastic!

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