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    • Lie's wedding dress

      Added Aug 4, 2017

      A couple of months ago I got married. When I first started looking for a dres I could make myself, I had something completely different in mind but the end of december 2016 I found out I was pregnant. So plans had to change :-) I started looking for a pattern I coul…

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    • Wedding guests outfits

      Added Aug 2, 2017

      I made 2 dresses for a wedding : one for Caroline, and one for myself.

      The blue one was made with a very light viscose, it draped beautifully and I made a lettuce hem. I also made a sash for the hat.

      The flowery one was mine, I used a pattern I already had bu…

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    • Wedding scuba dress

      Added Aug 2, 2017

      This is a old dress that I sew last summer for wedding.
      I love scuba fabric.

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    • dress for a wedding AI

      Added Jul 26, 2017

      dress for a wedding.

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    • wedding peonys

      Added Jul 24, 2017

      I was planning to sew a dress for my friends wedding. Peony print felt so special!
      Dress was easy to sew in one day.

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    • Asymmetrical Neckline Dress And Matching Tie For Husband

      Added Jul 18, 2017

      I made this dress and a matching tie for dear husband to wear in my dear niece wedding in London few weeks ago.
      The dress is so special asymmetrical neckline, princess seam, midi length and fully lining. Finished with a big bow for the accessory.
      Fabric I used, 3 …

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    • Contrasting Belt and Applique Dress

      Added Jul 8, 2017

      The dress is a wedding guest dress. For the belt and the trim I used contrasting pattern fabric that was actually a leftover. For more eye-catching look I hand sewed some flowers on the front piece of the skirt.
      The pattern was used for the top. I only did the back …

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    • Abstract Printed Flounce Dress

      Added Jun 28, 2017

      My June 2017 Mash Up! I made this dress from #108 in our 06/2017 issue. As soon as I saw this dress pattern style on the cover of the issue, I knew I had to make it. To be honest it was all about that cape/flounce that drapes over the shoulders. It is so figure flatt…

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    • Caroline à la campagne

      Added Jun 28, 2017

      A dress I made, to be worn at a wedding, but in the end was worn the day after, at the brunch : the fabric was not “classy enough” for a wedding ceremony ;)
      I used a lekala pattern for the top and a circle skirt, I had to take in a few centimetres at the waist but …

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    • Sonja Wedding dress

      Added Jun 20, 2017

      I wanted to make my wedding dress. As I found the perfect pattern to fit a dress I saw on the Internet, I jumped in the project!
      I ajusted the sewing pattern Sonja Dress so it looks like a wedding dress.

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    • A really fun wedding

      Added Jun 16, 2017

      I used the same wax for the all family outfits, we were going to a lovely and colorful wedding.

      Soooooo. For me: a tulip skirt patern from Burda 12/2011 (#105) + a high-low circle skirt for wich I used the tulip skirt belt pattern + a Simplicity top.
      For our kid:…

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    • Fun wedding

      Added Jun 16, 2017

      Some crazy friends invited us to a colorful wedding. I chose some wax, a tulip skirt pattern from Burda (#105 12/2011), a top pattern from Simplicity, a short and vest pattern from Ottobre for our kid and a boe tie pattern from La Fabrique Ethique for his father and….

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    • Old is New Again

      Added Jun 16, 2017

      A few years ago, inspired by the Royal Wedding I made this Bridesmaid dress which my sister modelled for me – I was pregnant with my first child at the same time!

      Now, re-motivated by the lovely Pippa Middleton’s recent wedding, I pulled out the dress again and to…

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    • Always a Bridesmaid...

      Added Jun 11, 2017

      A bridesmaids dress I made for a friends wedding. She let us choose our dress, so I decided I would make my dress!! :)

      Check out more photos on my blog

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    • Summer Business Look

      Added May 31, 2017

      This look is made from three sewn pieces! The top is another variation of this tank I sewed for my 05/2017 issue Mash Up made in white satin left over from a wedding jumpsuit I constructed last year.

      For the shorts I used a stretch denim with printed cotton for t…

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    • Fuchsia Wedding Guest Dress

      Added May 21, 2017

      An elegant wedding guest dress in stretch silk.
      More here:
      https://sewinginathens.com/2017/05/21/spring-wedding-guest-dress/

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    • Yellow Rose Garden Dress

      Added Apr 19, 2017

      I recently wore this dress for Easter because the weather was unusually hot, but I originally made it for a friend’s wedding last summer. I love a good border print and this pattern was a great use of one!

      I raised the neckline a bit, and I changed the pleats on …

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    • Floral Pencil Skirt for a Wedding

      Added Apr 16, 2017

      We have been invited to a wedding and I though I will sew a new outfit for the event. I bought this coral cotton satin fabric with colorful flowers on them.At first I was going to make a dress, but then I thought the vibrant coral color might be a bit too much. So in…

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    • DIY White Fitted Dress

      Added Mar 22, 2017

      A white dress is a pretty scary thing to wear for a lot of us. But a white fitted dress? Well, that’s just raising the ante and many times…there really is no winner, unless it’s a wedding dress! But I went for it anyways and made myself one.

      This dress took me 2…

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    • Ottobre Dress with Burda Sleeves

      Added Mar 21, 2017

      This dress was made to be worn on mine and my husband’s 10th wedding anniversary. We were so caught up in sight-seeing on our anniversary trip to Alabama, we cancelled our dinner reservations on our anniversary day to enjoy the time in Alabama without rushing to dre…

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