Added Jul 17, 2012
New York, New Yo...
this dress will forever be my italian friend. is this brocade actually from italy? i don’t know. but mood has dubbed it “italian night out”, so there you have it.
the fabric was scrumptious to work with. so soft on the reverse, it didn’t need a lining. as far as the pattern turned out, there’s a flaw or two, but i still love it. something’s going on with that back waist. i don’t know if it’s a pattern problem or an oona problem. could be a whiskey problem.
more info, pics & story on my blog, oonaballoona: hello, my italian friend
brocade & pleather piping
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Sewing & Techniques
Check out this step-by-step on sewing our wrapped and pleated mini skirt
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Behind the seams with Marina von Koenig Part 1
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