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Black and White printed dress

Added Oct 28, 2013

by Ellen Hatteland

Nedre Vats, Norway






For this dress I have used printed net fabric I bought on the internet from www.alfatex.de
It’s a very simple dress, but it’s very nice to wear on hot summerdays :)
It is based on a pattern from Bonnie 02/1996 (yes – it’s quite old..) I have used black denim jersey as bias around the neck and armholes. Cheers!

Material Notes

Printed net fabric




Garment Type

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    Nov 12, 2013, 07.34 PMby Kocotte

    nice dress as usual, it is perfect on you. I often use old patterns from Burda magazines

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      Nov 12, 2013, 10.31 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks a lot Kocotte! I do like looking in old magazines and sometime I like to try sewing graments I did 20 years ago :-)

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    Nov 12, 2013, 03.13 PMby velvetribbon

    Lovely dress and yes! it’s perfect to wear on hot summer day :)

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      Nov 12, 2013, 10.29 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thank you Hana! We had a wonderful holiday in Tenerife :)

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    Nov 12, 2013, 01.58 AMby nrobson

    looking great Ellen! x

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    Nov 11, 2013, 11.48 PMby rita61

    Such a nice dress on you, simple and classy

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      Nov 12, 2013, 08.42 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thank you very much Rita – I do like it very simple :-)

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    Nov 11, 2013, 10.02 PMby kisses

    Cute and simple

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      Nov 11, 2013, 10.04 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks a lot – that’s me – I like very simle style :-)

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    Nov 11, 2013, 05.56 PMby Mary Athey

    This is lovely ellen. I live simple lines on a dress if the fabrics fab and this is fabulous on you x

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      Nov 11, 2013, 06.28 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      That’s so kind of you Mary – thank you my dear sewing friend :-)

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    Nov 11, 2013, 04.14 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    You are right: the dress is the greatest choice for a hot summer or for a vocation. You look nice in it and it’s clear that you feel very comfortable:-)

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      Nov 11, 2013, 05.57 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      At home I would have to wear a top underneath, but on holiday it’s nice and comfortable :)

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    Nov 11, 2013, 04.09 PMby Bbtiny

    nice dress. it also suits you lovely!

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    Nov 9, 2013, 08.13 PMby liliv-1

    I hope you will see my message! I can’t find my new project but I found yours!! Very nice dress and I just love seeing garmanets made of old patterns!!

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      Nov 11, 2013, 05.54 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      I hope you have seen your lovely project now :) thanks very much for nice comments :)

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      Nov 11, 2013, 05.58 PMby liliv-1

      I can see it nowhere except my activity. I don’t see yours either!! I reposted mine!

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      Nov 11, 2013, 06.37 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      think they are working hard to fix this problem – and it can not be easy.. We have to be patient and cross our fingers XX
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