Added Jun 1, 2011
by Debby H
Wigan, United Ki...
I was donated a whole bag of fabric and this is just one of them. There must be about 3 1/2 metres of it and I have a blouse made out of the same material on the go too with still about 3/4 of a metre left. This is my take on the Coffee Date Dress without the frill but with a trim (also donated which I think is upholstery trim). It is fully lined. Was meant to be just a muslin but turned out quite well so didn’t bother making another and will save the fabric for something else that I had in mind.
I have teamed it up with a lovely Ben De Lisi Cardigan which matches the colours in the fabric really well and gives me the warmth I need for those cold days.
You could wear a blouse underneath for the office and extra warmth and add bling to dress it up for an evening out with statement shoes.
Polyester Rayon Blend
Polyester Satin Lining
Chunky Upholstery Trim
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