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Emerald City Dress

Added Feb 1, 2010

by girlywhirly

London, United K...






A version of New Look 6723 in emerald green taffeta, with a yellow satin lining on the bodice. I really enjoyed making this dress, and I’m going to wear it out for my birthday next month! It’s a little tight on the bodice but I’m losing weight so should be fine for February (I hope!). There’s a few mistakes, and I took some of the poofiness out of the skirt as I thought the gathering didn’t look too good, but overall I’m happy with how it looks and it was super easy to make.

Material Notes

Emerald green taffeta, yellow satin, green thread, zipper




Garment Type


New Look 6723

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    Nov 20, 2010, 02.57 AMby sewgurlwmu

    Beautiful! :)

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    Feb 3, 2010, 12.07 AMby oddoneout

    Green goes lovely with your hair colour! I love the fit of this dress – so flattering!

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    Feb 2, 2010, 02.15 AMby loyl8

    good job. and great color on you :)

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    Feb 1, 2010, 10.25 PMby camilaustral

    the fabric is amazing!! good job ;)

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    Feb 1, 2010, 06.20 PMby michelleiswell

    This is really pretty on you and I like that you took some of the fullness out of the skirt, it is super flattering!

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    Feb 1, 2010, 03.03 PMby cquinn13

    Gorgeous color and the neckline looks great on you!

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    Feb 1, 2010, 12.39 PMby louiseq

    This is lovely!Great colour and the dress is very flattering.I think you did a great job!

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    Feb 1, 2010, 12.08 PMby msgems

    Green is a really nice colour on you! I really like this style!

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