Laura Red

Added Aug 21, 2010

by janetheclerk

Durban, South Af...

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Description

I was inspired to make this dress from something I glimpsed in a movie; it took a while to get the pattern right, and then even longer for the happy co-incidence of fabric to occur. I’m completely in love with this dress, and it’s simple lines are very slimming; the lighter colour used on the inside panel and the white topstitching seem to play a happy trick with the eye.

This dress is made from polycotton, and hence is very cheap; it could easily be made with any fabric, and when I can afford a slub silk, I will be making one for myself in that. I’ve been wearing this with a pair of jeans and red slipslops, as it’s been rather too chilly to wear on its own, but I look forward to the summer months with this one.

This dress is for sale, find me on facebook (page is under construction atm, apologies).

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By janetheclerk at facebook

Material Notes

polycotton

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Casual, Classic
Material
Blends

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    Aug 22, 2010, 12.24 PMby libra-s

    Super cute!

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    Aug 22, 2010, 09.14 AMby popbabe7

    This is a fantastically cute dress.

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    Aug 22, 2010, 08.08 AMby janetheclerk

    thank you so much for all the positive responses, it gives me great encouragement. while i was waking up i thought of using a light grey blue denim to go with a grey blue cotton with a white print that i have. i get the best ideas when i’m not yet fully conscious :)

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    Aug 21, 2010, 08.10 PMby strawberrypancakesbykim

    This is absolutely fab!

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    Aug 21, 2010, 07.24 PMby cantare

    This is simply chic and cute! You should make a second for yourself!

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    Aug 21, 2010, 05.36 PMby anajan

    Incredibly cute! I’ve made the pattern for a very similar dress, you’ve reminded me that I should make it soon.

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    Aug 21, 2010, 01.07 PMby BeYou TiFul

    What a cute dress!

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      Aug 21, 2010, 02.39 PMby janetheclerk

      thank you so much. i do love it, and am wearing it as often as i possibly can :)

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