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Evening Dress - No Pattern

Added Apr 5, 2010

by darcyart

Leeds, United Ki...






Cut the fabric into 4 triangles and pinned until I got the desired look. The dress isn’t complete on these pictures. The main body is sewn but the straps are just pinned on and tied at the front until I decide what to do with them. The pic of the front view is a friend as I didn’t feel the dress looked right with my chest (a bit too busty, or not enough material there lol). Will have to think of something to complete it so I can wear it!!

Material Notes

Freebie from a friend of my Mother-in-Law




Garment Type
Evening Wear

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    Apr 6, 2010, 01.36 PMby nidhi

    lovely dress! could u pls post a how to!

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    Apr 5, 2010, 07.16 PMby hannahbabesuk

    Thank you!! think this is stunning. Well done you! thanks for the help. Going to try this one for an evening do I have coming up! you might be hearing from me again!!! thanks!!! x

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      Apr 5, 2010, 08.25 PMby darcyart

      Oh if you do please put pics on. Would love to see what you design. Thanks for the lovely comments

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    Apr 5, 2010, 06.01 PMby cquinn13

    it’s lovely! the back is great, and i love the material!

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    Apr 5, 2010, 03.39 PMby darcyart

    Yes sure. I think a few people use this method. Cut 2 squares that are the same size. The size for my squares was based on the length from my shoulder to the floor. Then half each square (diagonally) to form 2 triangles. Do this for both and you have 4 triangles. I could put a ‘How To’ on but i have no photo’s from me making it so not sure how I would write it out?? If I think of something I will put it on here.

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    Apr 5, 2010, 03.37 PMby alicec20

    WOW!! this dress is beautiful! i need to make a dress for grad ball, this one is so lovely and elegant, i agree with hannahbabes uk…..i think you should explain a wee bit more, even if just a teensy bit!

    thanks x

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    Apr 5, 2010, 01.03 PMby hannahbabesuk

    Four triangles?!!? Can you explain just a wee bit more!!!! Love it! Thanks x

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    Apr 5, 2010, 08.51 AMby darcyart

    Apologies for the bra straps showing on the front pic lol.

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