Tea Dress

Added Jun 1, 2009

by missvalentin...

Paris, France

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Description

I made this dress to wear to afternoon tea on my birthday at a posh hotel downtown. It’s actually the first mock-up of a dress I’m wearing to a wedding, so it’s not perfect.

Sorry about the blurry pictures, I may upload some better ones at a later date.

Material Notes

2.5 yards woven houndstooth fabric, 1 black 1" zipper, fusing optional

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Romantic
Material
Cotton, Blends

Credits

Drafted the bodice by heavily modifying the “Coffee Date Dress” (lower neckline, change to princess seam, etc.) bodice and a following a basic dirndl skirt pattern.

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    Nov 12, 2009, 08.45 AMby bjorgg

    love it!

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    Jun 3, 2009, 07.38 AMby missvalentine0601

    kaitui_kiwi & Constance_K> it is a black slip with lace edging that is peeking through…not part of the dress, but hey it worked :)

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    Jun 2, 2009, 04.31 PMby nattyjane

    Gorgeous!

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    Jun 2, 2009, 01.50 PMby amarie

    I’m grabbing a cup for this is my kind of tea.

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    Jun 2, 2009, 12.17 PMby majola

    I love your dress. You look awesome in it!

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    Jun 2, 2009, 01.25 AMby Marte Holm

    Love it! I’m wondering about the same as Kiwi? Either way, it sort of ties it together, in a very cute way.

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    Jun 1, 2009, 11.42 PMby sew4my3

    I adore this design! The changes to “Coffee Date Dress” are very creative! It actually looks vintage with a modern flair. Well done!

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    Jun 1, 2009, 08.31 PMby thecuriouskiwi

    I love the lace detail too, is that part of the dress or an undergarment? Great idea anyway, well done :)

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    Jun 1, 2009, 12.52 PMby lunatepetal

    love the lace detail :) classy!

    happy b-day, by the way :) :) :)

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