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Kelly Green Silk Occasion Dress

Added Feb 22, 2017

by fionaparker

London, United K...






This is a super special project which I have invested a lot of time and love into and I could not be more pleased with how well it has turned out…especially the fit which took a whole day of muslins! I used the bodice from B5814 which is one of Gertie’s patterns for Butterick, drafted a half circle skirt and used some amazing 4 ply silk from Mood Fabrics which moves so beautifully. The bodice is boned, lined and underlined with silk organza to give it some structure. Full (and somewhat lenghty) construction details can be found on my blog here https://chainstitcher.blogspot.co.uk/2017/02/kelly-green-silk-occasion-dress.html




Summer, Spring
Garment Type
Evening Wear, Vintage

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    Mar 24, 2017, 10.00 PMby LakeWylieMom

    Green with envy! :)

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    Mar 18, 2017, 02.13 AMby Sarah-Ann

    You did a beautiful job!

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    Mar 17, 2017, 03.40 AMby nrobson

    looks nice and great sewing xx

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    Mar 8, 2017, 10.07 AMby kaitiek

    You did a fantastic job! I like yours much better than Emma Stone’s version. ;)

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    Feb 26, 2017, 03.23 PMby Lindsay Hodgson

    Beautiful! Fab colour too.

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    Feb 24, 2017, 05.03 AMby Suzuchan

    Super special is right! Fabulous workmanship, lovely choice of fabric, texture and color. A delightful combination that suits you perfectly. Thanks for inspiring us to aim high!

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    Feb 23, 2017, 09.44 PMby Stacyco

    Womanly dress! Amazing color!

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    Feb 23, 2017, 08.21 AMby sarahsdaughter

    Beautiful dress and beautifully made. It looks fabulous on you.

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    Feb 23, 2017, 07.21 AMby Maria Hayek

    This is a gorgeous dress Fiona! Looks great on you and I love the color!

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    Feb 23, 2017, 06.34 AMby Mary Athey

    Beautiful dress beautiful colour and it looks fabulous on you xx

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