Added Oct 23, 2009
My friend Nadia wanted to try and sew her first dress and I offered to help her. She liked the Shakira pattern but she decided she wanted to make it sleeveless and without a collar & buttons. She bought this beautiful fabric at a market near Paris. And the black bias gives it a Chinese feel.
(on the pictures Nadia is wearing the dress with a black tee-shirt under it)
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