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"A la Russe" dress

Added Aug 17, 2013

by Polina Sorokina

Irkutsk, Russian...






Among unique, world-wide known products, presenting pride and glory of Russia, a particular place occupy shawls from an ancient town of Pavlovsky Posad.
I’ve been dreaming about this dress for a long time. My mom bought this shawl when she was younger than I am today. I often took the shawl and dressed in front of a mirror. And just a few days ago I decided to sew the dress. It’s very bright and beautiful, and I really love the Russian style.
More photos and information in my blog: http://www.mila-polka.ru/2013/08/a-la-russe.html
See more about the shawls: http://platki.ru/eng/about/




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    Sep 5, 2013, 01.38 PMby Brahdelt

    Amazing fabric! And great design, you’ve done a great job turning the shawl into a beautiful dress! :-}

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    Aug 27, 2013, 06.04 PMby claudinka

    Very very beautiful.

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    Aug 20, 2013, 01.19 PMby pambox

    Great use of a gorgeous fabric

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    Aug 18, 2013, 12.50 AMby huff

    Stunning! What a beautiful way to preserve something so precious. Lovely work.

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    Aug 17, 2013, 09.00 PMby laracrj

    This is stunning – what a way to use such a precious piece of fabric! x

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    Aug 17, 2013, 08.21 PMby papermothballvintage

    Beautiful! The fabric pattern placement is perfect!

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    Aug 17, 2013, 05.40 PMby Mary Athey

    gorgeous dress and gorgeous fabric. this is lovely on you and your photo’s show it of perfectly x

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    Aug 17, 2013, 03.25 PMby Anne Hanks

    Wow! So wonderful.

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    Aug 17, 2013, 12.30 PMby omgdora

    This is gorgeous and you look gorgeous in it!

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    Aug 17, 2013, 11.56 AMby asperge11

    This is beautiful!

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    Aug 17, 2013, 11.11 AMby liliv-1

    It’s wonderful!

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    Aug 17, 2013, 10.56 AMby lazylinchen

    Absolutely gorgeous! How great that you made such a beautiful garment that reminds you of your mum and culture! Such a great job.

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