Whimsically Chic in Polka Dot

Added Sep 29, 2013

by kisses

Kingston, Jamaica

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Description

I am crazy about dots no matter the colour or the size of the dots. I bought this lovely shade of green in the drapery section and I use it to make a pleated neckline with front and back princess seams and double sleeves, where the top one is pleated. The dress is semi lined only the top.

The skirt part is pleated with pockets for functionality. I wear the dress with a blue sash that has a bow to give it a little contrast. Zipper is enclosed at the back.

I love the look…very unusual and quite playful. The design was inspired by designer Anne Klein V1156.

What do u think??

Material Notes

linen

Difficulty

Novice

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Women
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Dress

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    Oct 2, 2013, 02.17 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    Very beautiful, romantic dress, kisses! The pleated neckline looks pretty original and the ruffled sleeves match it well – both of the details together create some vintage note. The blue belt looks unexpected but I’m sure it catches the eye and makes the outfit very individual.

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      Oct 2, 2013, 10.12 PMby kisses

      Thanks Oksana…the blue sash really catches the eye

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    Oct 1, 2013, 03.19 PMby Moimisie

    Great dress Kisses… I love the pleats in the neckline!

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      Oct 2, 2013, 04.49 PMby kisses

      Thanks…the pleats is what I love too it gives the neckline a different look

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    Oct 1, 2013, 11.42 AMby KristinaBerisha

    so sweet and colourful dress

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      Oct 2, 2013, 04.04 PMby kisses

      Thanks Kristina :-)

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    Sep 29, 2013, 07.08 PMby Karen Jackson

    This is fantastic. I love the neckline. It looks so well made!

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      Oct 1, 2013, 01.34 PMby kisses

      Thanks Karen for lovely compliments:-)

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    Sep 29, 2013, 10.44 AMby Brahdelt

    I love the neckline, it looks like sun rays! :-) Another beautiful dress and the colour suits you perfectly.

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      Oct 1, 2013, 01.26 PMby kisses

      Thanks very much :-)

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    Sep 29, 2013, 09.13 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Lovely dress Kisses – you look great! Nice fabric and together with the blue sash in the waist it’s really unique!

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      Sep 30, 2013, 06.45 PMby kisses

      Thanks Ellen much appreciated :-)

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    Sep 29, 2013, 09.05 AMby schnui

    What colour do you not suit??? This dress looks great and the polka dots are lovely. I too really like this Vogue pattern as I really like the neck line darts.

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      Sep 30, 2013, 06.13 PMby kisses

      Thanks Schnui…After playing around with colours I believe all suit me but I love this shade of green and I so love the darts on this neckline :-)

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    Sep 29, 2013, 09.00 AMby Mary Athey

    Lovely dress kisses, i love polka dots as well and the green’s gorgeous on you. I love the neck pleats the little ruffle sleeves and the pockets, simply fab x

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      Sep 30, 2013, 01.40 PMby kisses

      Thanks Mary…I love everything about this dress too…it might become one of my favorite

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    Sep 29, 2013, 08.40 AMby cris orange

    this is such a sweet dress! I also love polka dots :) the darts on the neckline are very interesting. And I like it more without the sash :-)

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      Sep 30, 2013, 12.27 PMby kisses

      Thanks Cris Orange for lovely comments :-)

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    Sep 29, 2013, 08.30 AMby Mbaliyethu

    Lovely dress,like the detail on the neckline.

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      Sep 30, 2013, 01.39 PMby kisses

      Thanks very much :-)

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    Sep 29, 2013, 08.12 AMby velvetribbon

    The neck detail and the sleeves are lovely. Pretty work as usual!

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      Sep 30, 2013, 01.25 PMby kisses

      Thanks for lovely compliments :-)

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    Sep 29, 2013, 07.39 AMby liliv-1

    It’s great, the neckline is perfect and the sleeves adorable. Fabric is great and I like the sash! Another handmade sweet and smart little dress for you!!

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      Sep 30, 2013, 01.22 PMby kisses

      Thanks Liliv…I am so flattered :-)

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    Sep 29, 2013, 06.57 AMby frederi

    I love it! And the color is very nice.

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      Sep 30, 2013, 01.20 PMby kisses

      Thanks very much :-)

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    Sep 29, 2013, 06.39 AMby cathysews

    Hi…again, really lovely. I like the neck detail.

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      Sep 30, 2013, 01.19 PMby kisses

      Thanks Cathy…the neckline details is what I like too

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    Sep 29, 2013, 06.20 AMby rita61

    Nice on you. Great job on the pleats!

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      Sep 30, 2013, 01.17 PMby kisses

      Thanks Rita :-)

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