my Zooey dress

Added Jun 9, 2011

by kelerabeus

Beograd, Serbia

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Description

Don’t you just love Zooey Deschanel? Recently I watched 500 Days of Summer (again) and I end it up sewing myself a dress :) The truth is, whenever I see a picture of Zooey I want to sew a dress! Isn’t it magical?

Anyhow, this is the end product. I used a Burda magazine pattern, with some minor (and obvious) changes. The bodice is lined with the most soft, orange silk in the world (recently I sew a prom dress for a friend, so the silk is a leftover). About all the horrors of working with silk some other time. But let me tell ya, it was dreadful!
Although lovely the dress seemed a little bit boring, so I did some decorative stitching on sash. The petticoat is also made by me, back in January.

I do hope you like it! I was going for everyday Zooey look, but when my friend saw it she said it reminds her of Jacky Kennedy. The be honest, I’m fine with both of them :)

Material Notes

cotton blend, silk for lining and an invisible zipper.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Evening Wear, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Blends, Silk

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    Feb 10, 2012, 12.50 AMby rhinestic

    This is very very cute! I would wear it in a heartbeat!

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    Feb 3, 2012, 09.41 PMby mokosha

    divna haljina.. i ja sam luda za zoi ovih dana, otkad sam otkrila novu seriju u kojoj ona igra glavnu ulogu.. ono sto mi nije jasno je kako sam dovraga uspela da propustim svaki tvoj post na ovom sajtu i da te ‘otkrijem’ tek veceras..

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      Feb 6, 2012, 01.03 PMby kelerabeus

      e,hvala ti! pa nije da sam baš preterano aktivna na ovom sajtu, nemoj da te čudi što se nismo ranije pronašle :) inače,ja se za sada uzdržavam od gledanja dotične serije, plašim se da bih poludela i provela svo slobodno i ne toliko slobodno vreme za šivaćom mašinom!

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    Jun 13, 2011, 10.50 AMby anajan

    Preslatka ti je haljina, Vesna! Posebno mi se dopada postava :). A pojas je pravo osvezenje, fino si se setila da ga malo dekorises.

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    Jun 12, 2011, 06.37 PMby iin

    lovely dress.

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    Jun 12, 2011, 03.41 PMby kelerabeus

    Thanks everyone, I really appreciate your kind words!

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    Jun 12, 2011, 03.40 PMby keren

    I love the gathered skirt and the belt. Lovely dress!

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    Jun 11, 2011, 08.55 AMby Klandestino-Atelier

    Great job. Refresh

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    Jun 11, 2011, 06.17 AMby baka-pepica

    grat dress

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    Jun 10, 2011, 10.37 PMby smurfette2010

    I love it! And i love Zooey Deschanel too!

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    Jun 10, 2011, 01.46 PMby curdis

    So pretty! I love every bit of this dress.

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    Jun 10, 2011, 01.23 PMby turtlegirl00

    fantastic dress!!! I agree—more than an every day—with red heels, I would wear to a wedding! ;)

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    Jun 10, 2011, 12.14 PMby yolandac8

    Really beautiful!!!!!!!

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    Jun 10, 2011, 09.50 AMby tranquiltornado

    Stunning!

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    Jun 10, 2011, 12.43 AMby erica-penton

    So Zooey! You look great!

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    Jun 9, 2011, 10.05 PMby carottesauvage

    Great dress, I really love the waist detail!

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    Jun 9, 2011, 09.41 PMby janul

    I love it, looks pretty festive!

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    Jun 9, 2011, 09.04 PMby melongrowergirl

    soooo beautiful! Like every detail, looks like much more than an every day dress!

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