Pink and Navy Kimono Dress

Added Aug 20, 2011

by Danielle Mac...

Brooklyn, New Yo...

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Description

This dress is from Vogue 1189 by Rebecca Taylor, with some alterations. I didn’t care for the sleeves so I drafted my own sleeve pattern. Originally I wanted the sleeves to be very long but it didn’t really look right so I ended up shortening them. It’s a lot more wearable. I made a separate obi belt rather than have the ties attached so I can wear it with a different belt and eliminated the pockets. I am very pleased with it. I like how the two fabrics go together and the pattern was easy to finish nicely.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Ethnic, Romantic
Material
Chiffon, Satin

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    Sep 19, 2011, 10.58 PMby missjackieo

    I love this so much , the fabric and the shades so feminine , kinda reminds me of stevie nicks but a little more chic !

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    Aug 22, 2011, 06.49 PMby cyndi-de-crafti

    Gorgeous! I love the color and the mix of prints. I agree, it’s nicer with the shorter sleeves. So cute. :)

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    Aug 22, 2011, 02.37 AMby vasgarcia

    I love your choice in fabrics! Looks great. :)

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    Aug 21, 2011, 07.40 PMby nouvellegamine

    the fabrics are wonderful together. very lovely!

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    Aug 20, 2011, 06.51 PMby Danielle MacIndoe

    Thank you everyone!

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    Aug 20, 2011, 04.13 PMby Dee Durrant

    I love the pattern of this material – the two combined go perfectly! I love the shorter sleeves too.

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    Aug 20, 2011, 04.01 PMby milkyway

    I like it very much, love the color combination. Looks great on you,!!

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    Aug 20, 2011, 03.39 PMby jacquipardue

    i love the fabrics too! awesome job, and i totally agree about the shorter sleeves :)

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    Aug 20, 2011, 03.12 PMby aricheson

    This dress is gorgeous! I love the fabric combination!!!

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    Aug 20, 2011, 03.10 PMby ilksen bahşi

    different perspective, very good. I like

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