Royalty with XOXO

Added Oct 6, 2013

by kisses

Kingston, Jamaica

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Description

Love this fabric and the style. The XOXO means Hugs and Kisses. The dress is slightly flared and has front and back 1" tucks, wing collar and extended armholes. I modified the style by shorten the length at the lace placement line as it would be too tall for me.

The details are divine and I really hope you can see it from the pics. Ten(10) 1/2" buttons are at the front

It as a little time consuming to do so many tucks and to make some many button holes but it was well worth it. I love it and plan on making it again when I found a lovely gingham print.

Are you loving it as I am?? Thanks for looking

Material Notes

2 yds cotton

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Oct 10, 2013, 06.25 AMby Mary Athey

    Hola frim sunny spain kisses. This is one beauty of a dress. You look so lovely in it . I love the fabric and the fit on you is superb. Fabulous x

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      Oct 10, 2013, 08.59 PMby kisses

      Thanks Mary….I hope you are enjoying yourself in Spain and getting lots of sewing done :-)

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    Oct 9, 2013, 05.28 PMby rita61

    Nice dress on you. Great fit; it looks so fresh and fun!

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      Oct 10, 2013, 08.44 PMby kisses

      Thanks Rita :-)

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    Oct 7, 2013, 02.43 PMby velvetribbon

    Lovely dress! I do love the collar, front and back tucks and the buttons. You did nice work in it :-)

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      Oct 8, 2013, 12.26 PMby kisses

      Thanks Velvertribbon….I indeed a good job and I so love it :-)

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    Oct 7, 2013, 02.08 PMby liliv-1

    I love the tucks and the whole design and the fabric is great! How many pretty dresses you have made kisses!!! How lucky to be able to sew so beautifully!

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      Oct 7, 2013, 08.21 PMby kisses

      Thanks Liliv…it is really a pleasure that we both can sew clothes beautifully. I feel so elated :-)

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    Oct 7, 2013, 09.19 AMby Lobi

    Such a beautiful dress. I like the details like the pleats and the collar. The fabric is lovely.

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      Oct 8, 2013, 12.25 PMby kisses

      Thanks Lobi :-)

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    Oct 7, 2013, 08.06 AMby Brahdelt

    What a happy fabric! The dress looks great, I like the tucks details and the collar. Where is this pattern from? Btw, nice shoes!… ;-}

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      Oct 7, 2013, 02.24 PMby kisses

      Thanks girlfren much appreciated…the pattern is V8353 it was bought several years ago. I believe you can search for it on Ebay :-)

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    Oct 7, 2013, 07.31 AMby bethmaryharley

    Beautiful dress, kisses! The fabric is perfect and the style suits you very well indeed! :-)

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      Oct 7, 2013, 08.20 PMby kisses

      Thanks for lovely comments…much appreciated :-)

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    Oct 7, 2013, 12.00 AMby schnui

    I am loving this dress Kisses. I love all the pleat detail and especially the collar. I would love to know what the pattern is.

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      Oct 7, 2013, 02.26 PMby kisses

      Thanks Schnui…the pattern is V8353 you can buy it from Ebay and this type of style will suit you perfectly.

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      Oct 7, 2013, 08.28 PMby schnui

      Thanks Kisses.

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    Oct 6, 2013, 09.13 PMby Jelena Mitic

    Fabulous print and great choice of pattern :)

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      Oct 7, 2013, 07.24 PMby kisses

      Thanks alot Jelena :-)

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    Oct 6, 2013, 09.08 PMby crawf1sh

    Hi, great dress. What pattern did you use?

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      Oct 7, 2013, 02.21 PMby kisses

      Thanks very much…the pattern is V8353 it can be bought on Ebay

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    Oct 6, 2013, 07.26 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    The silhouette flatters your figure absolutely and the fabric is very nice and well-chosen: with such types of outfits there’s always a danger to get a home gown but yours is really a dress – you look beautiful and well-dressed for any occasion: either for work or a date or a stroll. All your works are so versatile but right now I think this one is the best:-)
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      Oct 7, 2013, 07.23 PMby kisses

      Thanks Oksana…I really love this dress too and think it is one of my favorite :-)

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    Oct 6, 2013, 06.47 PMby lauriana

    Great dress! It’s good you included the technical drawing, I wouldn’t have recognized it otherwise. You really made it your own.

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      Oct 7, 2013, 03.01 PMby kisses

      Thanks Lauriana…all the details are more visible

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    Oct 6, 2013, 02.42 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    WOW! What a lovely dress! and I love the fabric as well – I’m sure you will get lots of comments when wearing this dress ;-)

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      Oct 7, 2013, 02.45 PMby kisses

      Thanks Ellen…I indeed get a lot of comments the day I wore it out. I am very much in love with this dress :-)

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