Piña Dress (Pineapple Leaf Fiber)

Added Feb 10, 2013

by SewNotWork

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Description

This is a dress made out of pina fabric which is considered an heirloom fabric from the Philippines. It is over an altered upcycled silk dress. Added sleeves to Simplicity 5514. Similar to Burda lace dress except with 3/4 sleeves.

More information on my blog

Material Notes

Pina fabric, thread, thrifted silk dress

Difficulty

Intermediate

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Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Evening Wear, Vintage
Material
Other, Silk

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    Jun 14, 2013, 04.06 AMby freakusbzzz

    love love love this!! Just stunning.

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    Mar 24, 2013, 03.28 PMby bkkmom

    The dress looks pretty on you! Love the fabric, looks very delicate!

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      Mar 24, 2013, 06.52 PMby SewNotWork

      Thank you! Good tip on the zipper pull.

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    Feb 12, 2013, 04.33 PMby Anne Hanks

    So gorgeous! Love the details…

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    Feb 10, 2013, 02.08 PMby SewNotWork

    Thank you! Ok weird question. I ordered these shoes from Zappos.com and my heel keeps slipping out. Ordering half size smaller but if too small. How to make these fit better?

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    Feb 10, 2013, 01.52 PMby Cristina Staicu

    Oh, so beautiful!

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    Feb 10, 2013, 12.39 PMby Mary Athey

    The dress is so.gorgeous,.i also loved.the.one.you.wore.belonging to your mother.x

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    Feb 10, 2013, 12.19 PMby libra-s

    Very pretty!!!

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    Feb 10, 2013, 04.59 AMby freakusbzzz

    gorgeous

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