Pink Pleats Dress

Added Jun 23, 2011

by cuada

Waterford, Ireland

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Description

I made this for a friend to wear to a wedding. I didn’t have a pattern, but it came together ok, I draped it first using some old fabric, then made up a paper pattern before cutting it out in the actual fabric.
I also made the bag and shrug

Material Notes

Silk

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

Credits

Cuada Bag pattern

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    Jun 27, 2011, 03.52 PMby inskirt

    I love the fresh elegance of this dress. Great job!

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    Jun 26, 2011, 06.40 PMby wildflower31

    Awesome, oe of the prettiest dresses i have seen on here.

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    Jun 25, 2011, 04.17 PMby gtangel

    This is too beautiful.. great job

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    Jun 25, 2011, 12.38 PMby atrinka

    It is stunning! Would you make a tutorial on how to do it? What a lucky friend you have :)

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      Jun 27, 2011, 09.04 AMby cuada

      Thanks Atrinka- I would love to do a tutorial- I am thinking of making just the skirt on it’s own for myself, so if I do, I’ll take lots of pictures:)

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    Jun 25, 2011, 09.59 AMby mirjana80

    Gorgeous! :))

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    Jun 24, 2011, 11.42 PMby thecuriouskiwi

    Hot! I love two tone dresses that look like a top and a skirt, great job and she could definitively wear this again! :)

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    Jun 24, 2011, 08.04 PMby Paula Lucas

    Beautiful dress, my favorite color too!

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    Jun 24, 2011, 07.59 PMby gaviccaabri

    Gorgeous, fabulous and perfect!

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    Jun 24, 2011, 07.36 PMby mariso

    I love this dress – pleats are one of my favorites – and pink is definitely a fav!

    Maris http://sewmaris.com

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    Jun 24, 2011, 06.06 PMby cuada

    wow-thanks everyone:) we had bought the hot pink as a remnant, so there was only enough for a skirt, then got the patterned fabric to match. But I think having two fabrics made all the difference.

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    Jun 24, 2011, 03.25 PMby mojo elgin

    what a great dress! love the colors and that print. your pleats are so fun! perfectly placed, but casually arranged. very nice!

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    Jun 24, 2011, 12.07 PMby anajan

    Love the pleats on the skirt, looks amazing. Great job drafting a pattern yourself.

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    Jun 24, 2011, 11.04 AMby groovymama

    Truly amazing!!

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    Jun 24, 2011, 08.32 AMby oby

    This is really beautiful,it is creations like this that give hope to beginners like me,i hope to sew something as nice as this some day!

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    Jun 24, 2011, 08.31 AMby dottty

    Goooooooooooooooooooooorgeous jj:)x

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    Jun 24, 2011, 07.54 AMby lizziemonster

    This is simply stunning! I cant wait for teh day I can do something like this

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    Jun 24, 2011, 01.55 AMby Timea Schmidt

    This is absolutely gorgeous!!

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    Jun 24, 2011, 01.22 AMby taiwo .

    I love your dress and the fabric is gorgeous. :)

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    Jun 24, 2011, 12.34 AMby aluckmann

    This is a fun dress – and I love the combination of the two fabrics. Great job.

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    Jun 24, 2011, 12.12 AMby milnay3

    I’ll second that!

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    Jun 23, 2011, 11.38 PMby Lucha Suarez

    WOW!!!!!!!!!!! this is amazing!!!!!

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