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Light and white

Added Aug 19, 2011

by pampula

Helsinki, Finland






I’ve wanted to have a simple and easy white summer dress for warm and bright summer days for a long time – In these hot days you just want something nice you can slip into instead of dressing into it. I found an old slihtly sheer sheet and thought it would be perfect for my light and loose summerdress.
It was really fun making those details, the hair-pleats on the bodice and hem and the “collar”. The pleats, looseness and lenght of the dress also reminds me of edwardian underwear, which is quite nice I think:)

Material Notes

old cotton sheet, buttons




Garment Type

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    Sep 16, 2011, 11.36 PMby lilybart

    It’s so much like Edwardian underwear. So incredibly gorgeous. Well done with the pintucks. I tried to the do them the other day and they don’t look anywhere near as neat as yours do.

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      Sep 17, 2011, 08.11 AMby pampula

      oh, thank you, you’re so kind!! And as for the pintucks, I ironed them carefully every time before sewing and I think it helped a lot:)

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    Aug 21, 2011, 03.16 PMby nettevivante

    The pleated front and the little collar are simply adorable! :D

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    Aug 21, 2011, 04.43 AMby nouvellegamine

    Very pretty & perfect for summer. I love the pintucks & collar.

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    Aug 20, 2011, 04.37 PMby Dee Durrant

    Love this dress – it is very sweet!

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    Aug 20, 2011, 12.59 PMby janene

    Really sweet dress. The pintucks and the little collar make it so special. Very well done. You look lovely :-)

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    Aug 20, 2011, 03.34 AMby lunadelmar

    Cute dress =)

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    Aug 19, 2011, 08.58 PMby mojo elgin

    I love the details you added! It’s very sweet and feminine. Great job!

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    Aug 19, 2011, 08.24 PMby irmchen

    OMG – there are so many projects I love, this evening: Your dress is simply beautiful and quiet perfect!

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    Aug 19, 2011, 07.42 PMby emily-marie

    this is wonderful! great use of pintucks, and the hat is perfection!

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    Aug 19, 2011, 05.33 PMby cyndi-de-crafti

    Simple but sweet. I like how you added all the details with the lines, the collar and the back with buttons. :)

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    Aug 19, 2011, 04.03 PMby ilksen bahşi

    simple but very good design

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    Aug 19, 2011, 03.59 PMby Priscilla Folley

    It’s perfect. The back is lovely.

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    Aug 19, 2011, 03.40 PMby zsyzu

    Love this. Very sweet, and I like the detailing. Wonderful job!

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