Purple Pizzaz Dress

Added Jul 8, 2013

by Sarah Conley

San Diego, Calif...

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Description

This dress has a back story, as many do. I started sewing it more than a year ago. It was self-drafted and I became frustrated with the back. So I put it in my “Finish Someday” box. A year later I plucked it out and had a new vision for it. Forget symmetry! I added all kinds of pieces that made it different on each side. It was so much fun! Finally I finished it and just in time to take photos with my neighbor’s beautiful purple jacaranda tree.

Material Notes

Everything is cotton.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Summer, Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Bohemian, Casual
Material
Cotton

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    Jul 9, 2013, 01.46 PMby bjr99

    Quite unique! Nice work!!

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    Jul 8, 2013, 08.52 PMby kisses

    Very artistry with the different fabric…overall you really pulled the look off

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    Jul 8, 2013, 07.52 PMby Verdy

    All the lovely embellishments make it very special. And love the colour.

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    Jul 8, 2013, 07.13 PMby liliv-1

    I agree! It’s very artsy!

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    Jul 8, 2013, 06.03 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    Bohemian look, for a real artist:)

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      Jul 8, 2013, 06.22 PMby Sarah Conley

      Hi, thank you! I’ve been an artist since I was a child and it’s only in the last 2 years that I decided that I might be able to use a sewing machine. Since then, I’ve done more sewing than painting!

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    Jul 8, 2013, 05.57 PMby Sarah Conley

    Hi Mary, thanks! I had some trouble uploading the photos and I’m so glad that the computer and I have an understanding now. (Sometimes my sewing machine and I have misunderstandings, too!)

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    Jul 8, 2013, 05.30 PMby Mary Athey

    It looks lovely, I’d love to see more photos of the rest of it x

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