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Silk Azalea

Added Apr 27, 2010

by isobelm

Mc Crae, Australia






I downloaded this pattern ages ago and have looked forward to making it. It is a very easy pattern. I loved the fabric so that I made the whole dress it in rather than using a contrasting colour. I only made a the following changes to the original pattern: pleats at the front instead of gathers, an extra wide and very long waist tie and a ‘layer look’ hem.

Material Notes

Silk chiffon, polyester lining




Garment Type
Chiffon, Silk


Lovely fabric from Tessuti

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    Jun 12, 2010, 10.22 PMby Natalia *

    So gorgeous.

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      Jun 21, 2010, 04.22 AMby isobelm

      Many thanks!

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    May 21, 2010, 02.33 PMby 6kidsathome

    The fabric is great and really makes the dress work. Great look.

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      May 22, 2010, 06.18 AMby isobelm

      Many thanks, I appreciate your comments.

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    May 4, 2010, 08.10 PMby Erin E

    What a cool hemline! Very pretty!

    I featured this dress on my blog:

    BurdaStyle Top Picks :: Week of 4/26-5/2

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      May 22, 2010, 06.18 AMby isobelm

      Many thanks, Erin. I’m very excited I made the ‘Top Picks’. The hem took a little extra time to get right but I think it adds interest to the simple style.

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    Apr 30, 2010, 05.03 PMby fabricaddict

    very very beautiful!!

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    Apr 28, 2010, 06.33 PMby delsol

    This is gorgeous!

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    Apr 28, 2010, 06.56 AMby Brumby Ramsay

    I agree I really like the fabric too, it works wonderfully with the style of the garment, well picked!

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    Apr 27, 2010, 09.43 PMby epleskall

    Love the fabric!

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    Apr 27, 2010, 09.38 PMby onegoodapple

    this is gorgeous!

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    Apr 27, 2010, 09.12 PMby camilaustral

    love it!

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    Apr 27, 2010, 07.54 PMby coruscater

    Waaaaay cool – the fabric really suits that type of dress :) I love tessuti!

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    Apr 27, 2010, 04.50 PMby angelbabypaty

    so soft and sweet.. i adore it

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    Apr 27, 2010, 03.52 PMby ncn6

    That fabric is super fantastic! It really makes a simple pattern shine.

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    Apr 27, 2010, 01.27 PMby corduroycoat

    Gorgeous! Your fabric choice is perfect, and I love the extra long tie.

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    Apr 27, 2010, 12.04 PMby pikkupossu

    The fabric is awesome, I love it :) Great dress

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    Apr 27, 2010, 08.38 AMby milkyway

    Is simply but looks great, the fabric is amazing!!!

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