Vintage Inspired polka dots chocomilk dress

Added Sep 15, 2011

by milkyway

Enschede, Nether...

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Description

I made this dress for wearing it this summer, Unfortunately weather really sucked! didnt have opportunity for wearing it.
before throwing away summer clothes, i wanted to take some pics of this gorgeous dress. i made it using a pattern from PATRONES MAGAZINE.
the dress has two drapped straps that are fastened on the armpits, crisscrossed at the front where I make a bow and added a nice coral flowere, just for giving it a little bit of color. (not too keen on plain dark colors) I think I could wear it on fall with a nice cardigan.
Back zippered and added a peticoat for giving it this vintage style

Material Notes

1,5 fabric

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Beach, Casual, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Cotton, Linen, Silk, Taffeta

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    Sep 19, 2011, 10.42 AMby sophielophie

    What a lovely dress! Love the pattern on the fabric. Such a shame you never got to wear it, there is always next year!

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    Sep 15, 2011, 10.54 PMby freakusbzzz

    beautiful

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      Sep 16, 2011, 06.55 PMby milkyway

      Thank you very much !

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    Sep 15, 2011, 09.06 PMby DummyDressmaker

    Great job! An interesting fabric, and I love how you’ve used it.

    I don’t like the flower right in the middle, though. It looks like it’s sprouting out of your belly button! It would look lovely off to the side, I think.

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      Sep 15, 2011, 09.17 PMby milkyway

      Thanks, I will try it without the flower!

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      Sep 16, 2011, 04.51 PMby Rebecca Alleyne

      I was just thinking this myself. The dress is gorgeous, but I’m not a fan of the flower

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    Sep 15, 2011, 04.03 PMby LimeSoda

    What an amazing job you did of highlighting the uniqueness of the pattern in the print with folds, etc. Well done and lovely!

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      Sep 15, 2011, 09.17 PMby milkyway

      Thank you very much! you are very kind!

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