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Ruffle Front inspired by Phoebe Couture

Added Apr 8, 2013

by kisses

Kingston, Jamaica

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Description

This black and white ruffle front lined dress have side seams, three ruffles at front and exposed metal zipper

The inspiration is from McCall 6518 and I modified it a bit. Instead of a straight skirt I turn it into a full skirt and use gathers at the waist. I did not use any ribbon because I could not get any Petersham ribbon, instead I was getting one that frays easily. I used a yellow zipper to give it a little pop at the back. I also change the ruffles from single layer ruffles that would show on the wrong side and completely lined it. So happy I did that because the material was rather thin. I added a little cap sleeve because I was wearing it to church. Really wanted to look modest.

I love the style and I am planning to make it again just like the original. I love my version too…it looks quite lovely. :-)

What do u think?

Material Notes

2 yds cotton

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Apr 8, 2013, 06.53 PMby chrissal

    Beautifull.. Love the Print

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      Apr 11, 2013, 05.04 PMby kisses

      Thank You Chissal! I love the print too the moment I saw it :-)

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    Apr 8, 2013, 04.57 PMby Mary Athey

    its fabulous!! i’m so jealous!!!,i love this on you and its bang on trend. monocrome plus a citrus exposed zip multi coloured shoes and ruffles!! you look gorgeous in this. i’m just away to check and see if i have this pattern lol. stunning xx

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      Apr 9, 2013, 11.49 AMby kisses

      Thanks Mary! Your comments always bring a smile to my face :-)

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      Apr 9, 2013, 04.26 PMby Mary Athey

      i did’nt have this pattern but i soon will as i ordered one xx

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      Apr 9, 2013, 07.28 PMby kisses

      It is a good pattern and a great buy….You go Mary looking out for your awesome version :-)

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    Apr 8, 2013, 12.26 PMby liliv-1

    It’s perfect!! The sleeves are cute, the doubled ruffle looks very polished and I like the yellow details on your zipper and on your shoes.

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      Apr 9, 2013, 11.48 AMby kisses

      Thanks Liliv-1! much appreciated

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    Apr 8, 2013, 12.25 PMby EliPapi

    Very nice. I really like the yellow zipper, great idea

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      Apr 11, 2013, 05.03 PMby kisses

      Thank You:-)

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