Navy/Red Malissa's Malissa Variation

Added Mar 19, 2010

by mlssfshn

Austin, Texas, U...

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Description

I had gotten this fabric off a “Stash Bash” table or at a sewing guild garage sale and thought it would make a beautiful dress. It looks to be a men’s tie print polyester. i know I promised a how to the last time I posted this variation and it’s almost ready to post just need a few more pics.

Material Notes

polyester

Difficulty

Intermediate

Related Techniques

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Bohemian, Casual, Mod, Rock, Romantic
Material
Polyester

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    Aug 16, 2011, 10.36 PMby WhisperingPines

    This is so cute! Love it!
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    Nov 19, 2010, 10.44 AMby kikiramone

    It’s beautiful ! Thanks for posting the instructions.

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    Jun 30, 2010, 07.41 PMby wzrdreams

    I love this pattern and how it lends itself to variation. Thank you for you instructions. You should at a “make-it” tag to your project. Any hints on achieving the bubbly? I assume you lined with with a shorter, narrower piece to get the hem to bubble.

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      Jul 1, 2010, 05.45 AMby mlssfshn

      I added 8 in of length and a 1 in elastic 26 in long to draw it up.

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      Jul 1, 2010, 05.47 AMby mlssfshn

      Because I added the instructions at a later time for some reason it didn’t update. I put elastic in the hem to draw up and make the bubble.

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    Jun 8, 2010, 07.04 AMby smartalex999

    again- i love this dress!

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    Apr 30, 2010, 06.40 AMby mixtlii

    Yeaheeh! This is going to be in my priority projects :D Thanks a million!

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      Apr 30, 2010, 12.37 PMby mlssfshn

      Cool, I posted several days ago but it didn’t show up in techniques so I thought I would spread the word.

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    Apr 5, 2010, 11.36 AMby sannuh

    OMG I love it

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      Apr 5, 2010, 05.38 PMby mlssfshn

      Thank you=)

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      Apr 30, 2010, 03.04 AMby mlssfshn

      Added instructions

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    Mar 24, 2010, 09.09 PMby mixtlii

    This is so much prettier than the original Malissa, well done!

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      Mar 25, 2010, 12.12 AMby mlssfshn

      Thanks, that pattern is so easy to alter. I did the sketches for the original Malissa. It wasn’t exactly as I imagined it but it still a wonderful dress to play with.

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      Apr 30, 2010, 03.04 AMby mlssfshn

      added instructions

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    Mar 20, 2010, 02.51 AMby distie

    Are those paint swatches on your bathroom wall? What a great idea! (and a cute dress too!)

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      Mar 20, 2010, 05.22 AMby mlssfshn

      Thanks, that’s actually one of the photographers’ bathroom, we were there for the shoot. We had 10 models total that 12 hour day. The whole wall is done in the gradation of color it’s really cool.

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      Apr 30, 2010, 03.04 AMby mlssfshn

      added instructions

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    Mar 19, 2010, 11.29 PMby umlauf

    I love this mod, it’s so fun and flirty! Eagerly awaiting your how-to :)

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      Apr 30, 2010, 03.04 AMby mlssfshn

      added instruction

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    Mar 19, 2010, 10.38 PMby artepart

    Lovely, lovely dress. Great fabric and just a beatifull shape. Happy and elegant in one.

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      Apr 30, 2010, 03.05 AMby mlssfshn

      added instructions

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    Mar 19, 2010, 10.25 PMby shellidawn

    Simply awesome. Love it. I, too, will be awaiting and anticipating the “how to”! :o)

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      Apr 30, 2010, 03.06 AMby mlssfshn

      added instructions

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    Mar 19, 2010, 06.18 PMby pryorjennie

    I love this!! Can’t wait to see the how to.

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      Apr 30, 2010, 03.06 AMby mlssfshn

      added instructions

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    Mar 19, 2010, 06.15 PMby dorasmora

    thank you for your comment I love your dress!

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    Mar 19, 2010, 06.03 PMby helenadoll

    I love it it’s so playful :)

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http://burdastyle.com//projects/navyred-malissas-malissa-variation