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Sari dress

Added Aug 3, 2008

by fabricaddict

Durban, South Af...

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Description

Last weekend I went to the fleamarket and scrounged through piles of Indian sari’s – I found this gem right at the bottom for R5 ($0.50!), I LOVE this fabric – the detail of the sequins and flowers is beautiful. We went to a wedding last night so I quickly made this dress and was still trying to finish sewing it an hour before the wedding so last minute! I still have enough fabric to make a cushion from another beaded section of the sari so I’m very excited :)

Material Notes

Indian sari, teal ponjee lining

Difficulty

Novice

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    May 7, 2010, 06.27 PMby tallykay

    This fabric is BEAUTIFUL!

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    May 13, 2009, 12.27 AMby saraharion

    Wow! Be proud of yourself you did a great job! It fits perfect. I’m jealous…lol ;)!

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    Jan 3, 2009, 03.14 AMby yolandac8

    Absolutely stunning!!!!!!!! The fabric is great, it looks great on you and the cut is perfect!!!! I love it!!!!

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    Sep 30, 2008, 03.40 PMby islndnthesun

    Wow! I LOVE this dress. Great fabric find. You have inspired me to hunt down some material like this and make my own!

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    Sep 26, 2008, 12.47 PMby erdronen

    i have nothing new to say really, but wow again! this is some of the most beautiful fabric i’ve ever seen! and you really did a great job showcasing it too!

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    Sep 8, 2008, 04.56 AMby mcloughlinsarah

    wow, 50 cents, what a bargain. this looks FANTASTIC.

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    Aug 21, 2008, 11.09 AMby pixelpusher

    WOW. I love a deal, I love sari fabric… I love teal…. LOVE THAT DRESS!!!

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    Aug 10, 2008, 05.47 PMby gbollman

    You are super creative! That dress is so cool! But, you have the shape to look great in a paper bag. (:

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    Aug 5, 2008, 05.21 PMby photocrazy24

    This dress is beautiful. Gorgeous fabric and fit!! Great job!

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    Aug 4, 2008, 10.56 AMby ewen

    What a splendid dress! The sari is fantastic!

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    Aug 4, 2008, 08.59 AMby carlatv

    You look gorgeous in the dress. Amazing job. Great fabric.

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    Aug 4, 2008, 01.46 AMby lybu

    woooow. I absolutely eat fabric’s and color’s. This dress is gorgeous :)

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    Aug 4, 2008, 01.08 AMby anajan

    The dress is beautiful! It fits you perfectly. And the fabric is really stunning.

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    Aug 3, 2008, 09.43 PMby mjb14

    Absolutley gorgeous. Lovely pattern and stunning fabric.

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    Aug 3, 2008, 12.24 PMby camilaustral

    all i can say is BEAUTIFUL!!!!

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    Aug 3, 2008, 11.58 AMby liendy

    Your dress is really amazing! i love the print. The sari is really beautiful.

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    Aug 3, 2008, 10.29 AMby fabricaddict

    Thank you SO much everybody for all the compliments :-) I was just very lucky to find such a good piece of fabric. Maldrich – The bottom of the sari always has a big border so I used that for the waist band, and the side borders for the top part, you usually get about 3m of fabric in a sari so it’s a very good deal!!

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    Aug 3, 2008, 08.28 AMby maldrich

    I love this! Would love to know how you made it and used the Sari to all it’s glory.

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    Aug 3, 2008, 08.24 AMby dianacirne

    Wow! Stunning! This fabric is so so beautiful! I love the dress, with simple lines to make the fabric shine! And you made a very well use of the fabric for the pattern pieces!

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    Aug 3, 2008, 05.31 AMby fashion1

    stunning, congrats for this incredible fabric found! this dress is absolutely wonderful. like the others: wow :)!

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    Aug 3, 2008, 05.09 AMby ghainskom

    I only have one word: wow!

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    Aug 3, 2008, 05.03 AMby carottesauvage

    What a lush fabric. It looks very luxurious! Great dress!

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    Aug 3, 2008, 04.07 AMby sewella

    Wow! The material is great. Like a dream woven into the fabric! It fits you perfectly!

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    Aug 3, 2008, 03.32 AMby akazukinchan

    Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous fabric. Looks nice on you too.

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    Aug 3, 2008, 03.25 AMby sunnyb64

    Oh wow, that’s absolutely gorgeous!

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    Aug 3, 2008, 03.21 AMby milkyway

    OMG, what a wonderful dress, I love bargains too, the colors, the fabric, the pattern, everything is right, suits you so well. Congrats!! what a gorgeous dress you have!!

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    Aug 3, 2008, 02.38 AMby susisonne

    Your dress looks so beautiful! It suits you perfectly and the saris are amazing, beautiful colors.

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