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Member Model Challenge, Pleated Designer Dress #166

Added May 5, 2014

by Frances Poff

Wellington, New ...






Just the challenge I needed to get me cracking on with sewing! I made it in size 44 (a size I haven’t been for such a long time) and it actually fitted!! That was enough of a thrill as you can imagine!
So, photography is really bad as trying to do myself, but the dress makes me very happy. If I have time before the deadline I’ll see if someone else will volunteer to photograph me…
Anyway, made this for a bit of fun to play along with the challenge, I’m hoping I’ll have to take it in some more before summer arrives in the Southern Hemisphere, but I won’t be complaining if it’s too big for me come Christmas :>
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Material Notes

Cotton sateen with 5% elastane, really comfortable.




Garment Type

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    Apr 9, 2015, 07.28 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    You have done a great job with this! Love your fabric choice! :)

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    May 8, 2014, 05.02 PMby MandieW

    You can now see your entry on our Pinterest boards!

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    May 5, 2014, 02.03 PMby maggieg5

    great detail on the neck line, well done

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    May 5, 2014, 10.00 AMby cchristie

    Lovely fabric. Well done. All best wishes on the challenge

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    May 5, 2014, 06.24 AMby 20beverly08

    well tailored dress—very nice

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