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Blue dress with front placket

Added Dec 1, 2011

by elenant

Nicosia, Cyprus






This is my first dress with some difficulty so… i am proud for this :)




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Classic, Evening Wear

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    Jun 22, 2012, 12.25 AMby PrettyCharlie


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    Apr 25, 2012, 04.57 PMby pammylbear

    That is stunning on you! Did you fit this before sewing it? Or did you jump in?

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      Apr 28, 2012, 02.50 PMby elenant

      Thank you ! I fit it before sewing at sewing machine. First i sewing in hand. I made corrections and then sewing..

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    Apr 15, 2012, 09.00 PMby BeYou TiFul

    Looks beautiful and perfect on you! Love the color too!

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    Jan 21, 2012, 10.32 AMby Smiley100

    That’s so beautiful! I loved the dress in the magazine but this dress is soooo much better!! Wow! Absolutely one of my favourites!!!

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    Jan 19, 2012, 10.32 PMby sugsilverdollar

    Hi i was wondering if there was any other material I could possibly use to make this dress besides the wool crepe fabric? Thanks

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    Dec 25, 2011, 02.28 PMby Cherchezlafemme10

    Thumbs up! This dress looks lovely.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 12.23 PMby K4REN

    It fits you perfectly! Beautiful!

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    Dec 18, 2011, 12.54 AMby dirtypukeface

    outstanding job!

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    Dec 3, 2011, 12.59 PMby sueann301

    You did a wonderful job on thid dress. It was a great choice of pattern for you and for the fabric. Well done.

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    Dec 2, 2011, 09.06 PMby sewtake2

    Absolutely lovely-it fits so well

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    Dec 1, 2011, 08.44 PMby freakusbzzz

    You’ve done a great job, your zip and the fit are perfect.

    You can see how the sleeves are a lot better in yours ,. the pattern doesnt quite demonstrate them. I might make it now with some variation

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    Dec 1, 2011, 04.12 PMby Lucha Suarez

    Great Job!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This dress looks pretty!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 02.49 PMby patti-r

    Looks Amazing, love the color, wonderful job on fitting and sewing!!!

    Also would like to know what fabric you used???

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      Dec 1, 2011, 03.58 PMby elenant

      Thank you so much!! Its a medium weight stretch double knit fabric. 92% polyester, 2% lycra.I was take it to make a stretch pant but i liked so much the color so i use it for this dress :)

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    Dec 1, 2011, 06.28 AMby tsedai

    This looks so amazing! I love the color, style and fit. I would love to try this pattern, if I could find the right fabric…

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    Dec 1, 2011, 06.10 AMby spulford

    I love everything about it! It looks great on you, and the color was inspired!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 05.47 AMby schnui

    Beautiful dress and absolutely beautiful colour. Well done.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 05.29 AMby LaraGa

    This is beautiful! What were some of the things you found challenging? I ask because I’m a fairly new sewist, but this is a dress I’d really like to tackle.

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      Dec 1, 2011, 06.14 AMby elenant

      Thanks :) Actually it was a bit hard to understand how to join the inside upper part to the outside upper part at the shoulders. Also when i first wear it, the entire top of the dress was too big for me so I had to fix it. This work was a bit difficult and takes time. But it’s a very nice pattern and worths a try. Personally I learned things trying to make this.

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