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Miss Funky Spot

Added Sep 16, 2012

by Anniemollison

Melbourne, Austr...

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Description

I made this dress for the Tessuti Awards 2012.
The brief was spots and stripes and be inspired by this playful theme and create a dress suitable for daywear that incorporates spots, stripes or a combination of both.

I was influenced by the feel of the fabric which is very light and flowy. I used the brief to make a dress for the Spring racing. I am definitely inspired by Anna Sui.

This dress had to have a scarf tie around the neck as the fabric feels like one big scarf. I added some sequins to the waistband to give it a bit of glitter for the race day sunshine. I also wanted the hem to look scarf like so decided that it had to be a hankerchief hem.

Please vote for my dress if you love it
http://www.tessutiawards.com.au/entry/353

Material Notes

Silk Habuta and Lining from Tessuti fabrics
www.tessuti.com.au

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Sep 17, 2012, 09.13 AMby loulourosa

    I know this fabric, its Missoni, my mum has a dress in that same fabric! Nice dress

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      Sep 17, 2012, 10.48 AMby Anniemollison

      Thanks, yes it is Missoni. I love it although very very difficult to sew. It’s so fine and slippery. Your mum has good taste.

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      Sep 18, 2012, 08.28 AMby loulourosa

      I think your fabric is silk? My mum bought her dress, and the fabric is silk strech. I’ll tell her :-)

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    Sep 16, 2012, 12.42 PMby Mary Athey

    its a stunning dress and fab on you xx

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