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that old Chloe dress

Added Jul 11, 2010

by gabcorb

Sydney, Australia

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Description

This is a dress I made for my birthday years ago – from a gorgeous Vogue Chloe dress pattern (pictured). It has a concealed zip down the front, a fitted bodice and very deep pleats in the skirt. The dress no longer fits, but was a perfect fit straight from the pattern at the time I made it. I will try to dig up some old photos of myself wearing it … I now have the pattern in a larger size, found in an op shop, and am planning to remake it in a plain block colour.

Material Notes

Poly/cotton mix

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Vintage
Material
Blends

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    Jul 13, 2010, 01.24 AMby olystyrene

    Gorgeous!!

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      Sep 14, 2010, 10.31 AMby gabcorb

      thank you!

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    Jul 12, 2010, 07.07 AMby jodeusp

    Wow, it looks very well made :)

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      Jul 12, 2010, 09.03 AMby gabcorb

      Thank you!

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    Jul 12, 2010, 02.10 AMby carlihannah

    I love this! Great job :) Can I get this pattern somewhere? Is it still in stores or online?

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      Jul 12, 2010, 09.04 AMby gabcorb

      Thank you! I don’t actually know if it’s available online but it’s not in the current Vogue patterns you get in stores. I think you could search for it using the pattern number (2074), but Vogue does seem to re-use pattern numbers so no guarantees….

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