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kente dress

Added Dec 6, 2009

by anna agyekum

London, United K...






top half is the basic bodice pattern with a few changes and the bottom is a vetion of the marie. I was just learing when i made this it was a nice easy pattern to get my teeth into.

Material Notes

kente print cotton




Garment Type

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    May 27, 2011, 01.41 AMby zp107812

    I like this dress
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    Feb 8, 2011, 10.30 PMby anna agyekum

    havent been on here in ages thank you all for your lovely comments!!!!!

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    Jan 31, 2011, 04.44 PMby lucyrev

    I would love to hear how you changed up the pattern. So cute!

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    Jan 31, 2011, 04.30 AMby liveagaindt

    wut i luv is how it cmpliments the hips’perfecto’. in other words the dress was made 4 the hips,not the hips 4 the dress

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    Jan 29, 2011, 10.06 PMby aakmensah

    Love the fabric,you must have spent a long time on this dress my sister likes it too!

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    Jan 29, 2011, 09.58 PMby leonx

    brilliant love print so much, by the way where did you get the print from?

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      Feb 8, 2011, 10.30 PMby anna agyekum

      brixton market it is african kente print

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    Jan 29, 2011, 09.08 PMby mad14kt

    Fabric selection is awesome!

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    Jan 29, 2011, 04.48 PMby rachelnicole

    I love this dress on you! Such a great idea to combine these two projects. Looks like another project to add to my cue, thanks for the inspiration!

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    Jan 28, 2011, 11.39 PMby Xenia phillip

    this is so cute and i love that fabric

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    Jan 28, 2011, 06.10 PMby Tara Blockley

    I love this dress! I want to make one, but I have no idea how you turned those patterns into such a fabulous dress. Would love some help or suggestions!!

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      Feb 8, 2011, 10.32 PMby anna agyekum

      ooh really easy litterally just added the two together make the skirt as you usually would but cut the top a little shorter to just under the bust and sew into the waistband of the dress. leave your side seam open and insert a long zipper! hope it helps any more questions or if you dont understand just shout!

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    Mar 2, 2010, 05.11 AMby flower06

    fantastic use of colour,,,inspirational

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    Feb 2, 2010, 09.13 PMby foxyroxy

    Super cute!

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    Jan 7, 2010, 03.26 PMby teodoragodar

    Oh it`s fantastic dress. Great job. I am very happy to see some creation with the pattern that I uploaded. You did fantastic job. Great idea for that textile. It`s gorgeous! You rock girl!!!

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      Feb 8, 2011, 10.32 PMby anna agyekum

      oh its yours thank you for the pattern :)

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    Dec 19, 2009, 01.41 PMby kerriann

    magnificent ,

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    Dec 16, 2009, 05.48 PMby anna agyekum

    oh shucks thanks guys its a favorite shape for me so simple i love it with a crazy print…….i will put up the ones i did with birds and horses soon!

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    Dec 16, 2009, 08.06 AMby benew

    OHSOCUTE. I’ve never seen this cut of dress in a African fabric before.

    about time!

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    Dec 12, 2009, 09.15 PMby camilainarq

    aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaw!!!! IT’S PERFECT!!! LOVE IT!

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    Dec 8, 2009, 04.44 AMby mo-mo-sew-sew

    the fabric is just stunning, and lest we forget the yellow shoes that top off the whole ensemble!!! tres bien!!!

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    Dec 7, 2009, 06.50 PMby tatuswelle

    ooooo Love this!! Kente is awesome : )

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    Dec 7, 2009, 04.10 PMby oonaballoona

    fab shape and colors!

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    Dec 7, 2009, 01.09 AMby marlorcor

    Looks lovely, the print is to-die-for. :)

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    Dec 6, 2009, 11.26 PMby nettie

    This is fantastic!! I love the colors and how it looks on.

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    Dec 6, 2009, 10.45 PMby chocolatefoxdesigns

    very nice! :D

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    Dec 6, 2009, 09.48 PMby emlj

    that looks fantastic nice job!

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    Dec 6, 2009, 09.08 PMby figamadood

    I love the shapes you chose, and it looks great in that fabric!

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