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Knock-off Nanette eyelet sheath dress

Added Jun 5, 2011

by csams

Chapel Hill, Uni...






Inspired by Gertie(http://www.blogforbettersewing.com/), I made my own version of a sheath dress made my Nanette Lepore (http://www.blogforbettersewing.com/2011/04/daily-dress-nanette-lepore-eyelet.html). Its one of the favorite things I have made; although, I don’t have too many occasions to wear it.

Material Notes

Black eyelet (http://www.onlinefabricstore.net/eyelet-fabric/black-eyelet-fabric-circle-design-.htm)




Garment Type

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    Jun 6, 2011, 03.29 PMby nouumi

    It’s fabulous! The material, the cut… Well done!

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    Jun 6, 2011, 12.42 PMby Dee Durrant

    Gorgeous dress – I just love eyelet fabrics.

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    Jun 5, 2011, 03.59 PMby cathysews

    Oh please wear it! Its sooo gorgeous.

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    Jun 5, 2011, 12.41 PMby puffling

    Beautiful! Did you line it, or are you wearing a slip underneath?

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      Jun 5, 2011, 01.41 PMby csams

      Thanks! I am wearing a slip. I figure if I wanted to I could spice up the look and wear a different color in the future :)

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    Jun 5, 2011, 06.05 AMby leahfranqui

    So lovely!

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    Jun 5, 2011, 04.50 AMby wildcatspow

    Great job!

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    Jun 5, 2011, 02.55 AMby wildflower31

    that is the prettiest eyelet fabric i have ever seen and the dress is very ladylike.

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      Jun 5, 2011, 01.43 PMby csams

      I thought the fabric was beautiful too. And so reasonably priced! I made a clutch with some of the extra and am contemplating what next project is deserving of the remainder of the scraps.

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