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from college to a day out

Added Jan 18, 2010

by aisyahrocks

Shah Alam, Malaysia






Oh, I love the fabric! It almost like splashes of paints in a glance, reminds me Jackson Pollock’s contemporary art, except it’s actually a more abstract form of flower print. heheh. The usual price is about RM48 (approx US$14.4) per meter, if I’m not mistaken. I saw this fabric a while ago but when I came back to get it, it wasn’t there. Then, I dug piles of remnant fabrics and found it, only RM30 (approx US$9) 2.6m! Am I lucky or what? :D

Anyways, I modified the sleeves straight, and made the hem shorter.

and yeaap, I should loose the red pants lol :D

Material Notes

Japanese cotton




Garment Type
Casual, Romantic

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    Nov 7, 2011, 07.42 PMby zumurruda

    Lovely!! and you can leave the pants on…

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    Nov 17, 2010, 11.17 PMby peaches2218

    I second the motion that this fabric was BORN to be this dress! It makes me want one in some loud, colourful print too!!!

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    Jun 2, 2010, 08.13 AMby lschwartz

    o whooops dress, sorry looks like a trench coat :P

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    Jun 2, 2010, 08.08 AMby lschwartz

    This is an incredible jacket! I love the fabric and fits you so well!

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    Jan 27, 2010, 01.18 PMby red-tomato

    This is gorgeous!!! Been a long-time lurker around burdastyle and I’m happy to see another fellow Malaysian (RM was the dead giveaway :D)!!! Where do you find your fabrics? I can hardly find any cotton here. apart from the cotton to make bedsheets/curtains

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      Jan 30, 2010, 04.44 AMby aisyahrocks

      thank you! and how come you have not uploaded any projects! hoho. I find my fabrics at Gulati’s euro moda. They have good quality fabrics there. :)

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    Jan 27, 2010, 11.00 AMby gonnange

    love it! the fabric has such a creative look

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    Jan 24, 2010, 10.56 PMby buddingnaturalist

    Cooool! This is my fav. version. Did that actually use 2.6 metres of fabric?

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      Jan 30, 2010, 04.41 AMby aisyahrocks

      Thanks! Nahh, I didn’t, I still have about 0.7m of fabric left. hehe

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    Jan 24, 2010, 09.28 PMby beaufabulous

    that dress is just awesome!! great job on the fabric and it looks great on you

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    Jan 24, 2010, 05.15 PMby fabricaddict

    I am in love with that fabric!! it looks awesome!!

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    Jan 24, 2010, 04.53 PMby hippieskippy

    I like the red pants.

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      Jan 30, 2010, 04.44 AMby aisyahrocks

      hahahaha thank you! LOL

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    Jan 24, 2010, 04.36 AMby luvhouston

    great job on this one. The fabric and style work together so well. Good luck with this semester.

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    Jan 23, 2010, 04.55 PMby ssarryo

    Love it! Hehe.

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    Jan 20, 2010, 11.16 PMby passthepins

    gorgeous fabric! It looks wonderful on you..

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    Jan 20, 2010, 05.02 PMby barbaraagatha

    The fabric is so shiny it almost looks like silk: great find!

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    Jan 20, 2010, 01.53 AMby josephina

    Absolutely gorgeous! Fabric and dress both.

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    Jan 20, 2010, 01.33 AMby captainkitsch

    looks amazing. the fabric was a great choice for that style of dress.

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    Jan 19, 2010, 11.17 PMby wzrdreams

    LOVE the print. Great fabric choice.

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    Jan 19, 2010, 11.12 PMby loyl8

    Really really adorable!! I love the print good job!

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    Jan 19, 2010, 09.21 PMby nuiwida23

    Awesome! The fabric totally works with that pattern…and it was meant to be, after finding the fabric on sale!

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    Jan 19, 2010, 09.05 PMby wheelsgr

    I adore the pattern, I love the dress, and overall I just really, really, really jealous. Great job!!

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    Jan 19, 2010, 08.32 PMby liejang

    What a gorgeous dress!! 0 The color is so beautiful. I personally will wear this without pants but, U look wonderful in Ur way. Very good job!

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    Jan 19, 2010, 08.20 PMby jam and ivy

    PS> way to go on getting featured!

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    Jan 19, 2010, 05.54 PMby sunnilj9

    I love this! It looks fantastic on you! Beautiful work and great choice of fabric!

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    Jan 19, 2010, 02.34 AMby jazzmin

    i love this…its absolutely stunning.

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    Jan 19, 2010, 12.23 AMby amibambini

    This is a spectacular dress. If I saw stranger wearing it on the street I think I would go up to them and comment on it. Don’t lose the red pants, they are cute and clashy, which is great in my books.

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      Jan 19, 2010, 08.02 AMby aisyahrocks

      oh thank you! and yeah, I secretly like the clashy red pants and might wear ’em with the dress. :D

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    Jan 18, 2010, 08.19 PMby pinup

    gorgeous, lovely fabric

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    Jan 18, 2010, 07.15 PMby mo-mo-sew-sew

    gorgeous fabric!! yes it’s very painterly!!! i like your version much better than the original!!!

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      Jan 19, 2010, 08.03 AMby aisyahrocks

      awh, thank you, you are too kind!

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    Jan 18, 2010, 06.13 PMby calicocouture

    I love it! It’s so fun. =D

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      Jan 19, 2010, 08.03 AMby aisyahrocks

      yeap, I agree. thanks :D

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    Jan 18, 2010, 04.22 PMby jam and ivy

    This reminds me of the dress that Kenley Collins made on season 5 of Project Runway . The fabric looks hand painted. Very cute rendition of Celestina! Good job, very good job!

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      Jan 19, 2010, 08.05 AMby aisyahrocks

      oh yeah, she painted the fabric herself, right? I love her vintage creations, so cute and flirty. hehe. anyway, thank you! ;)

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      Jan 19, 2010, 03.40 PMby jam and ivy

      Me too! I thought she was a nut case but I liked her stuff very much. This season I am going to try and reproduce my own “runway look” each week with the show. I am really bored I guess. :) and you are very welcome!

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      Jan 19, 2010, 04.51 PMby aisyahrocks

      yeah, I thought so too, she can also be annoying at times. and oh, that’s a really good idea! too bad i have to put aside sewing at the moment since my semester has started! just when I got addicted to sewing. wrong timing. hahah.

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    Jan 18, 2010, 04.11 PMby aubreydawn

    Bravo! :)

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