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The Little Black Dress that Wasn't.

Added Jan 21, 2013

by buddingnatur...

Melbourne, Austr...

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Description

A simple tunic re-fashioned from a vintage hand-embroidered silk sari.The style of embroidery used is known as Kantha and is a traditional Indian hand-embroidery technique.

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Material Notes

Fabric: Vintage black silk sari with Kantha embroidery in heavy silk thread. Japanese rayon lining.
Pattern:Tunic 22, Knipmode 08/2011
Modifications: Shortened at waist line and hem.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic
Material
Rayon, Silk

Credits

theperfectnose

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    Mar 6, 2013, 10.05 PMby Mrssbk2

    Gorgeous little dress X

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    Jan 26, 2013, 12.34 PMby joost52

    You look adorkable :)

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    Jan 22, 2013, 11.46 PMby nouvellegamine

    lovely!

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    Jan 22, 2013, 05.08 PMby sala22

    The print is just beautiful! Did you use a pattern?

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      Jan 22, 2013, 11.41 PMby buddingnaturalist

      Thanks. Yes, I’ve listed it in the material notes.

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    Jan 22, 2013, 12.39 AMby skeeler

    Gorgeous!

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    Jan 21, 2013, 04.25 PMby lazylinchen

    Gorgeous! The simplicity of the pattern let’s the beautiful fabric take center stage.

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    Jan 21, 2013, 04.13 PMby Mary Athey

    Lovely dress and the fabrics wonderful x

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    Jan 21, 2013, 03.06 PMby Mary P.

    Beautiful fabric!!!

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    Jan 21, 2013, 02.41 PMby leokadia

    Superschön! Ich würde diesen Stoff sofort Kaufen, wenn ich wüsste, wo ich ihn bekomme!

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