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Red Hot 'Chilly' Dress

Added Feb 11, 2012

by VictoriaPerry

Portsmouth, Unit...






I’ve recently joined The Sew Weekly and one of the first theme weeks I participated in was ‘Down Under’. The task was to create something you’d wear in the season opposite to the one you’re currently in. As I live in the UK, and we’re going through some freezing temperatures here, it made sense to make a scorching hot dress.
This was made using Butterick 5209 which is a pattern I’ve used before, and I know it suits me.
The fabric used was some left over red polyester crepe, and the bodice is lined with some silky shiny material that I don’t know the name of!
You read more about this and other sewing projects on my blog

Material Notes

Polyester Crepe




Garment Type

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    Feb 12, 2012, 10.38 PMby BeYou TiFul

    Love it and great color!

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    Feb 12, 2012, 10.56 AMby Smiley100

    Your dress is wonderful! I love it!

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    Feb 12, 2012, 09.08 AMby victors

    Love it! Great colour and I hope you get to wear it soon!

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