off green vintage style dress

Added Apr 8, 2010

by Zyanya Walker

Sydney, Australia

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Description

I based this dress off a Burda pattern. cant rememer what issue it was in but it was from ’09 and has a 70s hippie theme. The original was a longsleeved shirt with buttons down the front. the main thing i ended up using was the pleats. Im not sure if the shirt had gathered shoulders or not. the dress started out having buttons down to the waist but then it wasnt working, i think i couldnt get it on so i started the skirt part again and kept it simple and added a zip in the side seam.
People either love or hate this colour. i think its lovely and the fabric feels so nice against skin and it falls well. the only problem is that it stains easily. it seems to have gotten a stain from a deoderant that was an invisible 24hr protection one so yea dont know what happened there!

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Evening Wear, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Other

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    Feb 11, 2011, 05.02 PMby madebymeg

    LOVE it

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    Aug 3, 2010, 10.00 AMby laura oprea

    Gorgeous! Looks great on you

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    Apr 13, 2010, 03.47 PMby prairieponygirl

    What a gorgeous dress. I love what you did with the pattern. The color is wonderful. Great job! :)

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    Apr 13, 2010, 03.13 PMby maha1965

    I love the color and the bust fit so well .It looks great on you

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    Apr 13, 2010, 01.22 PMby melaniec

    LOVE the colour and the style!

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    Apr 13, 2010, 09.15 AMby carolinesj

    totally love it.

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    Apr 13, 2010, 04.39 AMby dilshadburman

    Beauty! Absolute beauty!

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    Apr 13, 2010, 04.38 AMby cclc1976

    Yep, the colour isn’t for me but suits you perfectly, I really love the dress, its very flattering, clever and feminine. Well done!

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    Apr 13, 2010, 03.11 AMby mlssfshn

    great style lines

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    Apr 12, 2010, 10.43 PMby abarefoot

    umm…super cute!

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    Apr 12, 2010, 10.01 PMby sittaholi

    I absolutely love it. It’s so feminine, yet restrained (in a good way), and the color is right-on. you have a great sense of style.

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    Apr 12, 2010, 12.37 AMby marinaglory

    So gorgeous! I agree w/ everyone’s comments! I really like your style!

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    Apr 10, 2010, 11.09 AMby zickzack

    I love the colour on you and I think I’d hate it on myself. Very beautiful!

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    Apr 9, 2010, 07.30 PMby sartina

    amazing!!!love it

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    Apr 9, 2010, 01.06 PMby ebsnare

    Absolutely lovely, great dress.

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    Apr 9, 2010, 10.33 AMby madeleinefashion

    i love the colours you use for all you garments! just beautiful!

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    Apr 9, 2010, 10.33 AMby madeleinefashion

    i love the colours you use for all you garments! just beautiful!

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    Apr 8, 2010, 11.32 PMby bbug59

    OMG I love this dress and the color. I would love to have one like it.

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    Apr 8, 2010, 10.09 PMby shellidawn

    Love it!

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    Apr 8, 2010, 07.33 PMby BeYou TiFul

    Wonderfull dress and the color is just perfect!

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    Apr 8, 2010, 06.57 PMby in-stockholm

    Simply stunning!

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    Apr 8, 2010, 06.48 PMby omgdora

    Wow, you have such a great and original style!

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    Apr 8, 2010, 06.10 PMby susanne2011

    That’s beautiful!

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    Apr 8, 2010, 04.24 PMby ginasophia

    so beautiful and I love this color. It fits so perfectly!

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    Apr 8, 2010, 12.58 PMby annabelleolivier

    Beautiful. Very flattering!

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    Apr 8, 2010, 10.57 AMby keren

    Love the dress, love the color, love the fit, love the pleats, love the button at the sleeve – I love it all!

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    Apr 8, 2010, 09.09 AMby juneandjuly

    That is great colour and looks wonderful.

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    Apr 8, 2010, 09.06 AMby anajan

    Gorgeous – the color, the design, the fit! Really a beautiful dress!

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    Apr 8, 2010, 08.46 AMby frankiesoup

    Amazing dress in an amazing colour! :D Love it!

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    Apr 8, 2010, 08.44 AMby suzetewilliams

    Oooooh, I love this! The colour and the style.

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