"Painted" dress ;)

Added Nov 20, 2013

by Ellen Hatteland

Nedre Vats, Norway

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Description

This is the most crazy fabric I have used for a dress, and the pattern is little special too. I always like to try new patterns and I found this in a sewing magazine from 2011. I like the side pockets and the dress is a bit cool to wear :)

Material Notes

Cotton/Viscose jersey

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Casual, Preppy

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    Nov 23, 2013, 05.01 PMby velvetribbon

    Ohh… I love the fabric and the dress turn out so pretty :)

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      Nov 23, 2013, 07.18 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks a lot! It makes me happy to wear this colorful dress :))

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    Nov 23, 2013, 07.22 AMby vinia789

    Nice dress Ellen..suits you so well.

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    Nov 23, 2013, 01.41 AMby barmaglot

    Very nice dress! It’s nice to look at holiday pictures in November:)

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      Nov 23, 2013, 04.19 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thank you very much! yeah, I’m longing back to the warm and sunny days already… :-)

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    Nov 21, 2013, 08.14 PMby FaithMorgan

    I think it works, the colors make it really fun. It looks great on you and so comfy. I also really like the pockets.

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      Nov 22, 2013, 07.46 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      Nice to hear :) thank you so much!

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    Nov 21, 2013, 06.49 PMby Kocotte

    me too, I love your colorful fabrics, this dress is absolutely wonderfull and thanks for the drawing of the model. You cannot see the details on this printed fabric. Now I will try to post my last sewing dress and jacket

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      Nov 21, 2013, 07.41 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks for your nice comments :) I think it’s always nice with the drawing then it’s easier to see the details of the pattern :-) Your dress is very nice and special – I love it! Looking forward to see your jacket too :)

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    Nov 21, 2013, 06.34 PMby liliv-1

    Your collection of printed fabrics is really enviable!

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      Nov 21, 2013, 07.37 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thank you sweet Liliv! you know, my eyes will always look for printed fabric..! and I can not get enough :-))

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    Nov 21, 2013, 03.36 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    This dress is only confirms my opinion that you are a very young, cheerful and active person who is in love with colour and has great taste in choosing prints and the patterns!

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      Nov 21, 2013, 07.33 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Wow – I will live long of these lovely comments :-)) maybe I dress too young…. :) Thanks sweet Oksana!

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    Nov 21, 2013, 02.16 PMby kisses

    Cool style and the fabric is beautiful

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      Nov 21, 2013, 07.31 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thank you very much sweet Kisses! :)

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    Nov 21, 2013, 01.28 PMby ronnielee

    Wow Ellen, how many outfits did you make for your holidays? All of them fabulous, and so colourful! looks like you had a great holiday!

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      Nov 21, 2013, 07.31 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks Ronnie! – I still have more to come :-)) but now I’m back to reality again.. minus degrees…Brrrrrr

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    Nov 21, 2013, 12.11 PMby sarahsdaughter

    Beautiful as always. Lovely fabric and lovely photos :)))))

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      Nov 21, 2013, 07.28 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks a lot sweet Sarahsdaughter :-))

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    Nov 21, 2013, 10.03 AMby Winnie Nkosi

    Nice dress…I always love the fabrics you choose:)

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      Nov 21, 2013, 07.28 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks Winnie! I’m glad to hear that – you made my day :-))

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    Nov 21, 2013, 07.42 AMby schnui

    Great summer dress and I too love those pockets.

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      Nov 21, 2013, 07.27 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thank you very, very much Schnui! It’s great wearing it too :)

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    Nov 21, 2013, 07.24 AMby Rikamekko

    Very artistic dress! You absolutely look perfect wearing the dress^^

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      Nov 21, 2013, 07.26 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks a lot Rikamekko! that’s so sweet of you to say :)

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    Nov 21, 2013, 07.12 AMby cathysews

    I love it, great print and lovely pocket detail.

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    Nov 21, 2013, 07.09 AMby nadia r

    its beautiful Ellen! great pics x

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    Nov 21, 2013, 06.17 AMby RedDynamica

    it is outstanding and standing out! in a very good way!

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      Nov 21, 2013, 07.24 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      That’s a very nice comment – thanks a lot :-))

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    Nov 21, 2013, 06.14 AMby Mary Athey

    This is lovely on you ellen. I love the print on the fabric, its just so fun and summery. The photos are great and you look gorgeous in them all x

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      Nov 21, 2013, 07.23 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks Mary! It’s nice to hear such sweet comments :-))

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    Nov 21, 2013, 05.31 AMby Anjovis

    This dress is great Ellen! I think the fabric looks like a modern painting – love it :) It goes so well together with this amazing scenery. It is always fun to try new patterns and I think this dress hits the spot.

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      Nov 21, 2013, 07.22 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Nice to hear Anjovis :) now I longing back for this lovely moment…. :-))

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    Nov 21, 2013, 12.34 AMby rita61

    Nice and colourful. Nice tan :-)

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      Nov 21, 2013, 07.21 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks a lot Rita! As you know – I do love colors :-))

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    Nov 21, 2013, 12.07 AMby cchristie

    Nice details on the finish. Location looks great too!

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      Nov 21, 2013, 07.20 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks Christie! Yeah, I’m back to reality now… :)

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    Nov 20, 2013, 11.32 PMby Marusya Grace

    Looks great Ellen!

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