Silver Cocktail Macaron

Added Jul 1, 2012

by zetinja

Riga, Latvia

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Made this last winter for a ball/party. It was an end-of-season sports related event and there was a dresscode of a different colour for each team. And we got gray. Gray? For a ball? That’s wasn’t good at all, so I decided to make my gray silver.

It was a real challenge to cut the silver fabric – it was just so pretty! And also slippery as hell.

I altered the pattern so that the sheer yoke has no shoulder seems and also changed the skirt to A-line. I wanted a gathered skirt for this, but there was not enough fabric for anything else. I did a narrow hand rolled hem for neckline and armholes.
Also I whipped up a petticoat, so the skirt stands in a pretty bell and because petticoats are just fun.

Difficulty

Intermediate

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Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Jul 2, 2012, 11.06 PMby sophienissirios

    Great dress, love the combination of fabric :-)

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    Jul 2, 2012, 06.55 AMby zetinja

    Thank You all! :)

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    Jul 2, 2012, 06.43 AMby Mai-der

    I love your fabric choice, the combination is great!

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    Jul 1, 2012, 11.44 PMby jennifersteele

    That looks great! I never would have guessed the Macaron could look so dressy.

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    Jul 1, 2012, 09.34 PMby Mary Athey

    Fab dress and the fabric’s great xx

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