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Monocrome Mila

Added Oct 4, 2009

by re3ecca

Norwich, United ...

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Description

Great pattern, but bad fabric choice on my part. I opted for a slippery cheap-ish synthetic dupion, which had a mind of it’s own. I stuck with it though, and it worked out OK I think. I love the shape generally, but I did have to shorten the straps quite a lot. I found that the hook & loops didn’t hold the front together that well either, they made it bulge at the bust.
Might give it another go with some different fabric though.

Material Notes

B&W spotty poplin, and nasty wriggly poly-dupion.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Oct 5, 2009, 12.58 AMby cynthia-1

    Great job, I’m halfway through sewing my Mila – hope it turns out as super as yours!

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    Oct 4, 2009, 05.49 PMby lala86

    I have that dress half way sewn in my attic since I don’t remember when….. I think I’ll give it a go, once again, as yours came up so nice.

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    Oct 4, 2009, 11.43 AMby capraia

    looks terrific!

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    Oct 4, 2009, 11.23 AMby fabricaddict

    It looks really good! I have also sewn with that slippery fabric before – such a mission!

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