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Roland Mouret style dress

Added Jun 2, 2008

by clairelovest...

Plymouth, United...

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Description

I loved the dress that I’ve seen on Victoria Beckham and Dita von Teese, but obviously without the necessary monetary means, I turned again to my faithful machine. So here’s the result! I started with a long skirt which was a little over waist high, which I took in with four big darts. Then I made the top, ith the back copied off a tshirt and the front just a long rectangle which I darted and adapted with the help of my new dress form! and then attached the sleeves. I think this is a pretty messed up way to make a dress, but it kind of worked.

Material Notes

This was made with a kind of thick black cotton, with a kind of check pattern, and a long zipper.

Difficulty

Novice

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Credits

Sorry Roland.

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    Jun 3, 2008, 08.52 AMby mmmrphs

    Kind of worked???? It’s gorgeous!

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    Jun 3, 2008, 08.17 AMby clairelovestosew

    Thanks everyone :) well actually toupinette, its not as perfect-fitting as I would like, it’s still a bit loose around the waist (hence the belt)…

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    Jun 3, 2008, 12.06 AMby bekaem

    this looks great, i’m sure you love to wear this. also like your ‘baby’ top with the red hem.

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    Jun 2, 2008, 11.45 PMby toupinette

    OMG! That’s a great creation! very stylish and the fit is perfection! Congrats!

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    Jun 2, 2008, 03.44 PMby lcavagnolo

    OMG, I’m making one of these right now as well! Very hot. :)

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    Jun 2, 2008, 03.39 PMby karencilla

    so chic!!! i love it !!! can you make one for me??? ahaha

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    Jun 2, 2008, 12.29 PMby mandypandy

    Quite elegant. I’m not quite sure what all you did to get this result, but it’s a fantastic result ;-)

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