My Paola

Added Oct 17, 2009

by cbspril

Paris, France

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Description

I really wanted to make my own Paola dress for which I decided to use this lilac silk I bought on my last trip to China. I had some problems with the pattern as the front and the back of the shoulder did not match but in the end I managed to get around this. I also made the belt that goes with the dress but I don’t wear it as I don’t think it looks nice on me.

Material Notes

Satin piping & Silk

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Oct 8, 2011, 06.43 AMby Sandy4of9

    Beautiful…and very flattering!

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    Jan 5, 2011, 04.12 PMby Max Hernandez

    This is exceptionally beautiful its as if it were to come out straight from a runway, great job, now if only i could afford the pattern haha

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    Sep 5, 2010, 04.26 PMby cface23

    beautiful!

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    Oct 19, 2009, 07.33 PMby sewneenee

    You’ve done such a lovely job on this dress, it looks fantastic!

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    Oct 18, 2009, 11.29 PMby oscarthegrouch108

    looks fabulous! one of these days i’m going to get up the nerve and try this pattern, yours gives me a bit more inspiration!

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    Oct 18, 2009, 02.39 PMby amibambini

    It’s amazing, I’m surprised that after it being available for so long now there are so few attempts at it! Your version of it totally rules, it’s very boudoir-ish.

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    Oct 18, 2009, 11.40 AMby fifuzz

    Oh this is just lovely! I’m definitely going to try it out now! Well done :)

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    Oct 18, 2009, 11.28 AMby madscouser

    Stunning – great fabric, lovely colour, brilliant fit – it looks amazing on you – well done. :-D

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    Oct 18, 2009, 10.33 AMby ojglo1

    beautiful dress! i like!!!

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    Oct 18, 2009, 10.01 AMby susisonne

    Wow, absolutely great – and so neatly done!

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    Oct 18, 2009, 02.21 AMby liaspace

    What a beautiful dress!

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    Oct 18, 2009, 02.20 AMby liaspace

    What a beautiful dress!

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    Oct 17, 2009, 11.20 PMby lala86

    I like it very much!!

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    Oct 17, 2009, 10.19 PMby Ami Taf

    wow! how long did it take you to make this?

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      Oct 17, 2009, 10.26 PMby cbspril

      Several days (but I’m kinda slow)… in the beginning I made it a little too tight so I had to unstitch it and sew it again.

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