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Mary Wollstonecraft Inspired Me

Added Sep 23, 2009

by elyzampa

Praha, Czech Rep...

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Description

This is my last school project, the subject was something like “philological patterns drawing”.
We had to make a little researc about a woman of the regency period and than make a dress she could wear in her life. I chose Mary Wollstonecraft (Mary Shelley’s mother), and I thought this dress could be perfect for her women vindications, not so sexy but convenient and elegant :)

Material Notes

Everything is made with white thin musslin, very hard to work with it!
I added a bit of tulle lace around the neck, to make it smarter ;)

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Costume
Style
Other
Material
Cotton, Lace/Sequins

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    Oct 1, 2009, 05.32 PMby 90ellie

    This art of dress looks absolutely lovely, every single detail of it! Must be true what they say – it’s all in the details:)

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    Sep 24, 2009, 12.19 PMby miss-g

    So romantic! I think you’ve captured the regency period here.

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    Sep 24, 2009, 11.19 AMby sewella

    This is simply gorgeous! And I wouldn’t agree that it isn’t sexy (not everything revealing is sexy and attractive I think) because to me it is sexy and romantic and sophisticated at the same time! Great job!

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    Sep 24, 2009, 04.15 AMby allygally

    This is beautiful! You inspired me!

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    Sep 23, 2009, 09.50 PMby lala86

    adorable! you made such a beautiful work of art! congrats and is there any chance of shearing the pattern may I ask?

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      Sep 24, 2009, 07.21 AMby elyzampa

      I can try, but I’m not sure I’m able to do it ;)

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    Sep 23, 2009, 08.26 PMby ink

    oh how beautiful! I really love the back around the shoulders. That detail would make for a beautiful, modern dress. Perhaps you should do a modern version of this dress!

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