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Robe Colbat

Added Dec 16, 2011

by pauline alice

Valencia, Spain

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Description

I wanted to make a fall/winter version of the dresses I usely make, something classic with a twist, bright, girly. I made version F of Vogue 8766, a dress with elbow length sleeves and full circle skirt. In order to give more fullness to the skirt, it is hand hemmed with horsehair braid following Gertie’s tutorial (http://www.blogforbettersewing.com/2010/06/magic-of-horsehair-braid-little.html). It’s made in a colbat blue heavy cotton, with a small white leaves pattern.
The pattern is really easy to follw but gives way too much ease, I had to take it in quite a lot.
But I am very happy with the results. I might wear it on Christmas Eve.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Winter, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Preppy, Vintage
Material
Cotton

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    Dec 18, 2011, 07.37 PMby icedcacti

    Okay, wow. I keep clicking on your posts. You have great style and great talent!

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      Dec 18, 2011, 08.16 PMby pauline alice

      Thank you very much, you make me blush!

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    Dec 17, 2011, 06.42 PMby heatherrique

    Enchantingly chic!

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    Dec 17, 2011, 12.13 AMby schnui

    You look lovely in your very pretty dress.

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