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Party dress in bubblegum pink

Added Aug 27, 2017

by TeenyUK

Leicester, Unite...

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I was inspired to make this dress when I saw Paola Setolier’s version, and when I looked at the Burda description, it said it suited those with smaller busts. Cool!

I bought this lovely jersey fabric in Barbados last year, and I’ve been wondering what kind of dress to make with it. So, it’s thanks to Paola that I decided on this one, although it had to be much shorter as I didn’t have enough fabric to make it as a maxi.

It’s an easy make, but I didn’t bother with a zip or elastic across the back, and I only lined the bust and the top of the back to the same depth as the bust pieces.

I’m only going to wear this on holiday, I think, because you really need a tan to pull it off!

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    Sep 29, 2017, 03.09 AMby nrobson

    great sewing, its gorgeous overall in this beautiful fabric x

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      Sep 29, 2017, 08.57 PMby TeenyUK

      Thank you so much! I’ll be wearing it soon x

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    Sep 1, 2017, 04.32 PMby Beccki

    Very lovely summer dress and it fits you beautiful Teeny, great for you holiday.

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      Sep 6, 2017, 06.58 AMby TeenyUK

      Thank you, lovely Beccki :)

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    Aug 31, 2017, 05.47 PMby Paola Setolier

    Oh wow, it looks really great, in one of my favourite color :)! Actually I am not wearing mine so often, I should try a shorter version too for everyday life…

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      Sep 6, 2017, 06.57 AMby TeenyUK

      Ha ha, thank you. Yes you should, although you do need to be quite brave to wear it in the daytime in everyday life!

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    Aug 30, 2017, 01.57 PMby chula123

    ohh I hope you have a party to wear it to :-))) fantastic dress, love the colour and the fit is wonderful!!

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      Aug 30, 2017, 06.16 PMby TeenyUK

      Thank you so much, Chula. And yes I will because I’ll wear it on holiday in Barbados in November. And you know exactly what it’s like in the Caribbean – every night is a party!!! x

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      Aug 31, 2017, 09.21 AMby chula123

      hahahaha, don’t I just…… those were the days or rather the nights…… miss it :-))

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      Sep 6, 2017, 06.56 AMby TeenyUK

      Oh, I bet! The people, the weather, the food, the cocktails, the rum, the beaches, the sea, the turtles, the music, the palm trees and the soothing clickety tree frogs…! :))

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    Aug 29, 2017, 05.55 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Perfect fit my dear! and great for a sunny holiday ☼

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      Aug 30, 2017, 06.30 AMby TeenyUK

      Thank you, sweet Ellen – my online expert! :)

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    Aug 28, 2017, 03.15 PMby evanick

    Lovely dress and the shade of pink.

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      Aug 28, 2017, 04.08 PMby TeenyUK

      Thank you very much!

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    Aug 28, 2017, 12.26 PMby SurMesure

    Lovely dress, the fit is perfect and I think a shorter version can be very useful.

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      Aug 28, 2017, 04.10 PMby TeenyUK

      Yes, I agree with you there – a bit more practical, for sure. Thank you for your kind words!

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