"No Cock Nor Tails" Cocktail Dress

Added Jan 19, 2013

by Melody Mae

London And South...

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Description

A cocktail dress made for a night at the Natural History Museum in London.

This dress was made as part of an ensemble [pullover to follow].
It was made from a self-drafted pattern, in a black faux silk taffeta.

Features a sweetheart neckline, full circle skirt, center-back lapped zipper, as well as pinked seams, hand sewn hem and waist stay.

Read more about it and the night here

Material Notes

Faux Silk Taffeta
Metal Zip
Bias Tape
Grosgrain Ribbon

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Evening Wear, Vintage
Material
Taffeta

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    Feb 10, 2013, 04.14 AMby sewbutterfly

    Beautiful work and lovely on you!

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    Jan 21, 2013, 02.10 AMby candisrrt

    Gosh!!! This is beautiful!!!!

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    Jan 20, 2013, 09.59 PMby sophienissirios

    Beautiful dress :-)

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    Jan 19, 2013, 09.25 PMby zickzack

    You look lovely! Making a pullover to go with it was a great idea, too.

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    Jan 19, 2013, 03.56 PMby Mary Athey

    This is gorgeous on you. X

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