Sandwich Bag dress

Added Jan 8, 2011

by carolyn-s

Perth, Australia

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Description

Made using Vogue 1104, out of thin silk charmeuse. The edges of the ruffles and the sash are finished with a rolled hem on my overlocker, using two shades of red thread I already had. The design has threaded sash loops, and a really cute looped button closure at the front; and I added inseam pockets in the side seams.
This is a new look for me, but I love the romantic femininity of this, plus it will be cool to wear on hot summery days.
A review of this pattern is here
http://handmadebycarolyn.blogspot.com/2011/01/sandwich-bag-dress.html
(and the story behind the name)

Material Notes

Floral print silk charmeuse, navy blue lining, 5 purple buttons, red overlocking thread for contrast edging

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Beach, Casual, Evening Wear, Romantic
Material
Silk

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    Jul 31, 2011, 05.46 PMby tirrs

    very nice!!!

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    Jul 7, 2011, 10.06 PMby joolz & joolz

    pretty: )

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    Jun 23, 2011, 01.45 PMby xanray

    I need this dress!

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    Jun 5, 2011, 04.23 PMby petitmoutonbleu

    wow!!! gorgeous!!

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    Jan 19, 2011, 11.22 PMby beckj28

    Love the dress. Love the story that goes with it.

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    Jan 13, 2011, 12.26 PMby nenasew

    Such a beautiful dress. Lovely work on that rolled hem. It inspires me to try it again.

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    Jan 13, 2011, 06.46 AMby susanne2011

    Hi! I live in Perth too and yes it is hot! Very cool dress!

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    Jan 12, 2011, 10.23 PMby arianna mazzoleni

    couture!!!!

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    Jan 12, 2011, 06.37 PMby michelle ><><><

    this is Gorgeous! <><

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    Jan 10, 2011, 06.19 PMby fabricaddict

    Really beautiful dress!!! well done, it’s stunning. that fabric is divine!

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    Jan 10, 2011, 06.05 PMby Denise Angela

    So beautiful on you! love the fabric

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    Jan 10, 2011, 04.41 PMby cottonsilk

    Beautifully done…

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    Jan 9, 2011, 09.25 PMby dixiediy

    that fabric is incredible. perfect for that pattern!

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    Jan 9, 2011, 02.36 PMby margrietmg

    Wow, this is amazing! Really nice, flirty dress!

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    Jan 9, 2011, 11.59 AMby janul

    this is such a nice dress and fabric!

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    Jan 9, 2011, 09.49 AMby gorillaslippers

    So pretty! I have this pattern on order~! I can’t wait to make it now!

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    Jan 9, 2011, 07.59 AMby anaalves

    Just love the dress ! It´s just beutiful. You have done a fantastic job.

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    Jan 9, 2011, 12.57 AMby reneebies

    gorgeous fabric! And I love the dress too!

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    Jan 8, 2011, 06.22 PMby momsgotanewhobby

    Read the blog, very funny story! I can imagine you cringing while he hacked the fabric then crammed it into the bag. This is such a pretty dress, very feminine and fun.

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    Jan 8, 2011, 06.05 PMby wzrdreams

    I adore your dress! I’ve had the pattern in my stash for a quite a I while as well…. those ruffles kinda scare me too, but you have convinced me to give it a try.

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    Jan 8, 2011, 12.20 PMby lizah

    cute!!

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    Jan 8, 2011, 11.45 AMby loves2sew555

    I love the fabric! Gorgeous! very very pretty

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    Jan 8, 2011, 09.38 AMby loyl8

    great job love it

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    Jan 8, 2011, 09.35 AMby mixtlii

    It is lovely! About the bottom, is there ruffles there too?

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    Jan 8, 2011, 09.25 AMby Claire .

    Gorgeous !

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    Jan 8, 2011, 09.12 AMby lynzlyles

    This is a beautiful dress!

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