Purple Winter Party Dress

Added Jan 29, 2010

by stephiaffi

Vienna, Austria

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Description

This dress is made from Vogue 9668. I had to change quite a lot about the fit on this dress: I made an FBA and added width in the waist and length to the skirt. You can read more about this project on my blog. Come visit me!

Material Notes

purple merino wool

Difficulty

Intermediate

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Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Evening Wear, Romantic
Material
Wool

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    May 7, 2010, 02.22 PMby carlajo

    What a beautiful dress, you look lovely in it! I have started work on a winter dress in purple fabric too – as the Australian winter is not long away :)

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    Feb 25, 2010, 04.50 PMby lizah

    it’s beautiful!

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    Feb 25, 2010, 06.54 AMby misslivia

    I love the neckline on this dress and it is such a great color! So wonderful!

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    Feb 15, 2010, 12.12 PMby lybu

    Beautiful, perfect fitted dress. Good work!

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    Jan 30, 2010, 06.05 PMby luzie

    perfect fit. perfect colour, perfect fabric choice – wow!!! :-)

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    Jan 30, 2010, 02.43 PMby carolinam

    very well done. The colour is beautiful and it is perfectly made. I like the 50s style, looks realy good on you.

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    Jan 30, 2010, 08.10 AMby irmchen

    Perfect! The fit is awesome! Looks beautiful!

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    Jan 30, 2010, 06.01 AMby smallone

    lovely fit , lovely color, great style sort of 50’s vibe but modern and so suits you…why we sew is for all these things no off the peg is going to fit like this :)

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    Jan 30, 2010, 12.34 AMby swingtag

    Looks really good. Alterations and fittings can be such a pain (I also need to do FBA) but it’s worth it when you get results like this.

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    Jan 30, 2010, 12.29 AMby kosmika

    great fit, i love the neckline!

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    Jan 29, 2010, 09.57 PMby wzrdreams

    GORGEOUS. I want that dress! The fit is so perfect.

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    Jan 29, 2010, 09.16 PMby mrissy

    Looks so well fitted. Gorgeous!

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    Jan 29, 2010, 08.39 PMby sew-fabulous

    this is a great dress.. nothing better than making one yourself to fit you exactly. And this compliments you so nicely. The color is gorgeous.

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    Jan 29, 2010, 07.59 PMby redoubt

    This is cute and looks so well made!

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    Jan 29, 2010, 07.35 PMby abbyzeeble

    perfect! I long to make clothes that fit me as well as this does you.

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    Jan 29, 2010, 06.57 PMby frkbustad

    It’s soooo nice! The neckline is gorgeous, and the fit perfect! I have to check out this pattern!

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    Jan 29, 2010, 06.13 PMby dorawarren

    great fit

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    Jan 29, 2010, 06.10 PMby javy

    lovely. the color suits you perfectly

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