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Anne of Green Gables

Added Feb 24, 2011

by aniav

Warsaw, Poland






I made changes to the upper part of the pattern from burda magazine. I wanted this dress to have a V-neckline in the back and a baudeau neckline in the front. I removed the soulder sleeves, and it also needed little seams at bust line in the front.

It is so well-mannered that it reminds me only of Anne of Green Gables ;)




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Classic, Romantic, Vintage

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    Mar 7, 2011, 04.05 AMby Eli Z

    So cute

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    Mar 2, 2011, 04.38 PMby wonderlandalys

    Beautiful fabric! The elegant style really suits it. Very lovely.

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    Mar 1, 2011, 12.07 PMby uepsillon

    What an amazing dress! Beautiful. I think I’m going to buy this pattern too. Was it very hard to alter?

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      Mar 1, 2011, 12.10 PMby aniav

      Thank you! It wasn’t hard. I’m going to post the change instructions with pictures this week, so it will be even easier ;)

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    Feb 26, 2011, 08.28 AMby omgdora

    This is just ridiculously pretty! What a great fit.

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    Feb 25, 2011, 06.16 PMby keetchick

    It came out wonderfully! It does look like an “Anne” dress.

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      Feb 25, 2011, 10.13 PMby aniav

      Thank you! ;)

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    Feb 25, 2011, 12.25 PMby nookie

    I am glad there are other lovers of "Anne"out there. I just rewatched the three movies on tv recently which took me right back to my childhood. I think perhaps i also need to make an “Anne” inspired dress.

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      Feb 25, 2011, 10.12 PMby aniav

      Well I read through all parts in high school, my friends were joking that these are for kids not for girls that age… but I still have a specific fondness of Anne :)

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    Feb 25, 2011, 08.14 AMby corlina

    I love the fabric. You seemed to have the plaids aligned it perfectly. So cute…

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      Feb 25, 2011, 10.10 PMby aniav

      Thank you so much. Sewing this fabric is annoing at times, as you see all mistakes when one seam isn’t perfectly symmetrical with another… :)

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    Feb 25, 2011, 07.37 AMby egdirb

    I’ve been thinking about this pattern since I saw it, I love what you’ve done with the pattern.

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      Feb 25, 2011, 10.08 PMby aniav

      Thank you, I must find some time to post the instructions on how to do this :)

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    Feb 25, 2011, 03.18 AMby jeskagrue

    nice anne of green gables reference!

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      Feb 25, 2011, 10.06 PMby aniav

      Thank you :))

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    Feb 25, 2011, 03.06 AMby twolter

    The neckline is lovely, well done :)

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      Feb 25, 2011, 10.06 PMby aniav

      Thenk you! I changed the neckline like 3 times until it looked fine :)

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    Feb 24, 2011, 11.43 PMby SimplyTuTuSweet

    Love it! It fits you perfectly. I hope to someday get my dresses to fit like that. I also love Anne of Green Gables. My all time favorite. In fact, I just named my duct tape dress form “Cordelia” after Anne! Ha ha.

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      Feb 25, 2011, 10.05 PMby aniav

      The fitting part is always horrible. I don’t have a manikin, so I do the pinning only on my body… my skin doesn’t like it :P

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    Feb 24, 2011, 11.23 PMby dilshadburman

    Gorgeous and beautifully neat finishing!

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      Feb 25, 2011, 10.02 PMby aniav

      Thank you :)

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