Reflection of the Moon Frock

Added Sep 22, 2010

by embaby

Singapore, Singa...

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Description

The Mid-Autumn Festival is a traditional festival of the Chinese. It is a day families gather to admire the moon, eat mooncakes and drink tea. Children also get to carry candle lit lanterns in the park in the
evening. I enjoyed the festivity as a kid but have not celebrated the festival since becoming a parent. I made this ‘Reflection of the Moon’ frock to wear for the mid-autumn festival at my son’s school. I used this border print fabric as it reminded me of the moon’s reflection in water. The sewing pattern is a vintage reprint. Butterick 5209 retro ’47.

Material Notes

Stretch Cotton Sateen, invisible zipper

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Vintage
Material
Cotton, Blends

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    Sep 24, 2010, 01.35 AMby artemis-ivorywings

    absolutely stunning!

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    Sep 23, 2010, 07.19 PMby seedling

    I absolutely love this dress! It’s perfect!

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    Sep 23, 2010, 08.50 AMby powpetje

    this dress is absolutely amazing!

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    Sep 23, 2010, 12.59 AMby loyl8

    I love love love that fabric!!!! Where did you find that?

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    Sep 22, 2010, 05.24 PMby Ricardo Abreu

    I like to work w/ inspiration too. Your inspiration works well w/ the celebration and the fabric pattern. I love it

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    Sep 22, 2010, 12.26 PMby strickmeise

    You have taken the right name for the dress – it really looks like reflections of the moon on water! I LOVE IT!

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    Sep 22, 2010, 10.28 AMby kimberleejean

    My first glance said it was a dress over a tee, what a great illusion. A very pretty, well-fitting dress!

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    Sep 22, 2010, 09.41 AMby estelleperdita

    Its a beautiful dress and your choice of fabric really brings it up to date – Love the attention to detail using the different colour ways…. Fabulous!

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    Sep 22, 2010, 07.25 AMby carolyn-s

    This is so beautiful! I love the different shades in the fabric for the top and the skirt part.

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    Sep 22, 2010, 07.21 AMby lie

    Nice!!! I love the fabric! It looks really modern!

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