The Great Gatsby's dress

Added Jun 12, 2012

by pauline alice

Valencia, Spain

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Description

I made the vintage pattern from Burda of May 2012 in a lighte grey/blue crepe. I love the low back and the delicate draping. I wore it to a wedding last week-end and it got me lots of compliments.
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Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Evening Wear, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Other

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    Aug 21, 2012, 08.28 PMby portrose

    Simply stunning.

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    Jul 21, 2012, 10.20 PMby susan294

    Gorgeous! I am heading off to check out your blog.

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    Jul 9, 2012, 02.59 PMby laurelledesigns

    I hope I don’t get crap for saying this, but I think the hemline is too long. It’s making you look shorter than you probably are. I feel like the hemline would look best if it was right at your knees. It would elongate your body.

    Anyway, great dress. I love the back.

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      Jul 9, 2012, 05.15 PMby pauline alice

      I am actually very short Laurelle. But you are right, it looks too long on the photo. But that’s because of the angle, in real the dress hits just under the knees.

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    Jun 15, 2012, 08.26 PMby Claire Cooper

    Lovely dress. I really like it.

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      Jun 16, 2012, 08.30 AMby pauline alice

      Thanks Claire. I hope I’ll be able to wear it again soon…

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    Jun 14, 2012, 03.49 PMby candyjoyce

    Great dress, the neckline and length look great on you and I love the colour choice.

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    Jun 14, 2012, 10.41 AMby chula123

    another fabulous version of this pattern. Looks very elegant and classy and you deserve lots of compliments !!

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    Jun 13, 2012, 05.27 AMby janene

    Very beautiful indeed.

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    Jun 12, 2012, 11.21 PMby wildcatspow

    Really pretty! Great job!

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    Jun 12, 2012, 09.57 PMby Jolands

    Very beautiful dress. You look great.

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    Jun 12, 2012, 09.30 PMby aficionada

    I can see, how wearing this dress got you a lot of compliments! Very nice and well sewn. :)

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    Jun 12, 2012, 07.38 PMby Mary Athey

    gorgeous, i made this as well and loved it. its such a nice dress and easy to make, its great seeing different peoples take on this pattern. x

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      Jun 13, 2012, 09.21 PMby pauline alice

      Thanks Mary, it must have been quite challenging to match your stripes on your dress. But the result is very nice.

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http://burdastyle.com//projects/the-great-gatsbys-dress