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Roland Mouret Galaxy dress knock off

Added Feb 7, 2010

by mudinfedi

London, United K...






I used the vogue pattern 8280 to make this dress. I really like the style. It took me three days to sew it, and loads of hand sewing. I quite like the way it turned out, but I think I will go with a stretchy fabric next time.

Material Notes

Check wool material, V828o pattern.




Garment Type


Vogue 8280

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    May 26, 2010, 09.06 PMby meseide

    Wow! The dress suits you really well, you look gorgeous!

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    Feb 15, 2010, 10.22 AMby BeYou TiFul

    This one is lovely too!

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    Feb 13, 2010, 09.42 PMby sewatson

    Thanks for your comments on my version of this dress. I had to come n have peek at yours too. It looks really great on you. I love the fabric you used.

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    Feb 9, 2010, 10.30 PMby seemane

    Great job!

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    Feb 9, 2010, 06.50 PMby mudinfedi

    If it were possible, I’d be blushing right now from all the compliments. Now I’m scared to sew something in case its not nice..hihihihihihi Thank you all for your lovely comments.

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    Feb 9, 2010, 04.29 PMby carottesauvage

    The bomb! Really suits you and so well made!

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    Feb 9, 2010, 04.22 PMby sunnilj9

    This looks unbelievable on you girl! I love the fit and your fantastic choice of fabric. Beautiful job! So classic, so chic. Right into the favorites with you!

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    Feb 9, 2010, 02.35 PMby masty

    This dress looks great! I really like the sleeves.

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    Feb 9, 2010, 12.04 AMby missuscrime

    AWESOME! Looks great on you.

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    Feb 8, 2010, 07.44 PMby bttn

    It looks great on you!

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    Feb 8, 2010, 04.13 PMby thejam

    I love it.

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    Feb 8, 2010, 07.19 AMby mudinfedi

    thanks a million girls. I am so happy and grateful for the compliments. phew…i almost cried when i was sewing this dress. Very stressful experience this was lol… I will keep my eye out for a bolder colour next time i am out fabric shopping.

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    Feb 8, 2010, 01.56 AMby scheryka

    This is so beautiful! Yes, stretch will look just as gorgeous. I agree with Theresa Hawkins. A bolder color would be so nice. To me maybe a Royal Blue or a very berry burgandy. Your skin color is very pretty.

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    Feb 7, 2010, 11.04 PMby lilybart

    Hot hot hot hot!!! What a gorgeous dress. The sleeves are beautiful and it fits you so well! The fabric is gorgeous as well, but I would imagine that a stretchy fabric in a size smaller would look sooo hot on you.

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      Feb 8, 2010, 07.20 AMby mudinfedi

      I have never really done anything with stretch fabric. I hear its tricky, but i’ll definitely try …lol

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      Feb 8, 2010, 07.50 AMby lilybart

      Knit fabric (what jumpers are made out of) is hard to work with and I avoid it like the plague! Don’t use that!

      But you can get fabric that is very similar to what you’ve used (eg wool with 5% elastane or lycra or whatevery), so it has the look of a normal fabric but it stretches a little bit so you can make things really tight fitting without being uncomfortable. That’s what you should use!

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      Feb 8, 2010, 07.57 AMby mudinfedi

      Thanks . will find that and give this dress another go.

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      Feb 8, 2010, 08.03 AMby lilybart

      Hahaha although I don’t mean to take away the brilliance of this version! It’s totally awesome the way it is!

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    Feb 7, 2010, 10.33 PMby Jodi Wade

    I love the cut of this dress! It’s so pretty.

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    Feb 7, 2010, 10.14 PMby Theresa Hawkins

    Beautiful job. Interesting detail on the sleeve. If you do get around to remaking in a stretchy fabric, I’d love to see it in a little bolder color. You have the most gorgeous skin tone and a bolder color would look great.

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    Feb 7, 2010, 09.33 PMby emlj

    you look gorgeous, fab dress!

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    Feb 7, 2010, 09.20 PMby Ana B

    Wow. You look awesome in this dress. Dress looks fab.

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    Feb 7, 2010, 08.10 PMby nettevivante

    Wow! The pattern is great and you look wonderful in it! Well done!

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    Feb 7, 2010, 08.04 PMby michelleiswell

    wow, this looks great!

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