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Sunday best

Added Mar 26, 2011

by JuliaBobbin

Melbourne, Austr...






Now I know the colour of the dress is a little bit bridesmaid-ish, and I’m sure more than one of you is not so subtly coughing passe but, dammit, I love this colour.

This dress is a little bit vintage, a little bit sickly sweet and more than a little bit of my personality.

It was fun to sew and I like it.


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    Apr 4, 2011, 10.48 PMby mnavoy

    Such a beautiful dress! I love the skirt especially. The color goes so well with the pattern and I love how you have styled it

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    Mar 26, 2011, 11.03 PMby tinybows

    its overflowing with ruffly goodness! love it!

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    Mar 26, 2011, 07.31 PMby turtlegirl00

    the dress is beautiful! color, fit, pattern, tabric!!! LOVE IT!! great job.

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    Mar 26, 2011, 11.42 AMby milkyway

    I love it! its beautiful, color, texture, everything, where did you get that pattern?please let me know

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      Mar 26, 2011, 08.37 PMby JuliaBobbin

      It’s Anna Sui’s vogue pattern no V1178. It’s great fun to make so give it a go!

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    Mar 26, 2011, 09.25 AMby mixtlii

    Your dress is lovely! Just wondering: how did you get the hem to twirl like that? Is it with nylon thread?

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      Mar 26, 2011, 08.38 PMby JuliaBobbin

      Thanks! With the chiffon fabric it tends to twirl naturally. I did a three thread rolled hem on my overlocker, 2 cotton threads, and 1 wooly Nylon. The edging that was cut on the cross grain tends to curl up the most.

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