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Dress with Jonny Skirt

Added May 9, 2008

by alysonm-1

London, United K...




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I made this for my work christmas party (where the photo was taken – sorry I’m looking a bit worse for wear!). I’d seen a similar dress on Cameron Diaz in “The Holiday”, and thought “I could make that!”

I copied the top from a corset I already had (but put in a side zip instead of back laces), and used the skirt part of the Jonny pattern.

It was a bit of a labour of love, but I’m really pleased with the result! Will put on some better photos when I get the chance.

Material Notes

The top is silk dupion and the skirt is polka-dot chiffon, with cream satin underneath, with 2 layers of net under that, and a light lining under that as the net was a bit scratchy.





Burda for the Jonny pattern

Costume designer on “The Holiday”!

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    Apr 29, 2009, 08.40 AMby nikkinoo

    totally groovetastic :)

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    Dec 3, 2008, 10.47 PMby fofuchamoz


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    May 9, 2008, 05.05 PMby olyaboieru

    Even barefoot you are so lovely in this dress!

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    May 9, 2008, 01.33 PMby OnYourHead

    good combination of pattern!i love it!

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