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Delftware Coat Dress

Added Jan 2, 2009

by eeamende

Wilmington, Dela...






This is a coat dress I created for my senior collection. It was inspired mainly by Dutch Delftware pottery, as well as by the Rococo period of Fashion and Galant style of music in the 18th century.

Material Notes

Felted Wool Coating
Bemberg Rayon lining




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    Jan 14, 2009, 10.10 AMby sewglam

    Wow! Your work inspires me to keep on sewing! I would love to make and wear a garment like that. Approximately how long does it take? I made a coat recently and it took about 48+ hours altogether. Is that typical?

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    Jan 8, 2009, 11.34 AMby thelitterbox101

    Gosh, this is so nice, you’re such an expert on this type of clothing!

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    Jan 3, 2009, 04.29 PMby arete999

    Very beautiful!Great work!

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    Jan 3, 2009, 09.26 AMby cassielouise

    Stunning – I love the way you have combined historical themes to make something that looks so wearable… and the details on it are wonderful!

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    Jan 2, 2009, 06.15 PMby minnietheminks

    I love it! The colour is amazing and I adore the inspiration too, I am about to make an early 18th dress for my major work this year! Yikes.

    So beautiful, well done.

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    Jan 2, 2009, 04.11 PMby eeamende

    Thank you all for such lovely comments!

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    Jan 2, 2009, 03.24 PMby ktuck79

    This is beautiful! I love coats like this. Very cool!

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    Jan 2, 2009, 02.13 PMby Hedda Nilsen

    Gorgeous! Exquisite details! The topstitching (or is it rick-rac? It kinda looks like it but it’s hard to make out the details) really stands out, and I love the wide, turned-up cuffs. Classy, historic, yet modern.

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    Jan 2, 2009, 01.55 PMby smvphotography

    very cool. i like that even with sort of a historic theme it looks very contemporary

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    Jan 2, 2009, 09.40 AMby prettypleats

    This is extraordinarily beautiful!

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    Jan 2, 2009, 09.35 AMby cadetdee

    Wow! this is great!

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