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Green From India

Added Jan 16, 2012

by mixtlii

Montpellier, France






I made this dress with a fabric my boyfriend brought me back from India. I believe it was patchwork fabric, but the colour is fantastic!

I used the same pattern as for this dress (from Burda Easy S/S 2009)
It’s easy once you’ve figured how to make the pleats, and the fitting is quite good (not perfect at the waist, but with the belt it’s ok… And it is nice sometimes to make a dress and not spend half a day adjusting it!)

I really wanted to wear it with these coral shoes I had, so I took them to the fabric shop and found the right fabric for the belt!
I can also use the black belt from the other dress and wear it with black or green shoes.
I wonder if I could wear it with red belt and red shoes… I’m afraid I’m going to look like a christmas tree!




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    Apr 9, 2012, 01.25 PMby surfjewels

    Looks really nice

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    Jan 24, 2012, 03.31 AMby sewmelove

    I love green! this is a very beautiful green, your boyfriend picked a very gorgeous fabric!! Good stuff!! Your coral shoes go perfectly with the green. You look awesome :)

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    Jan 23, 2012, 04.11 AMby wildflower31

    That fabric is gorgeous, I have looked for fabric that that for the last year. You have made a lovely dress with that beautiful fabric.

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      Jan 23, 2012, 01.12 PMby mixtlii

      Thank you! Maybe you should check the patchwork fabrics, because I think that’s what this one is… (My boyfriend doesn’t know the difference, and the dimensions looked a bit unusual…)

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    Jan 21, 2012, 12.20 AMby jambrigid

    amazing, so beautiful.x

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    Jan 20, 2012, 07.21 PMby mwelland

    Wow this is beautiful! You look great. Good job!

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    Jan 19, 2012, 09.16 AMby Cerises

    Very beautiful !

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    Jan 18, 2012, 10.42 PMby mollykatherine

    Super cute! Great colour too!

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    Jan 18, 2012, 09.21 PMby madebymeg


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    Jan 18, 2012, 08.06 PMby pauline alice

    Wow, this such a nice dress! I love the colour and the simple shape. Bravo! And the shoes are really cute…

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    Jan 18, 2012, 05.03 PMby gmz1122

    the colour is really nice!!looks amazing on you.!

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    Jan 18, 2012, 09.56 AMby The Tropical Sewist

    What a drop-dead gorgeous colour! And I love the coral combination – so quirky, and works so well!

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    Jan 17, 2012, 09.08 PMby Denim Skirts Etc

    Gorgeous dress and shoes!

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    Jan 17, 2012, 07.28 PMby MaryBeverly

    Totally adorable! I absolutely love the color combination of the lovely dark emerald and coral. Well done!

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    Jan 17, 2012, 06.32 PMby tirrs

    great job!

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    Jan 17, 2012, 06.16 PMby erica-penton

    That fabric is gorgeous! What a great dress.

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    Jan 17, 2012, 04.44 PMby Julia Morley

    LOVE the shoes (and the dress) :-)

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    Jan 17, 2012, 04.32 PMby Smiley100

    Awesome dress! Congratulations!

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    Jan 17, 2012, 04.29 PMby fashionfreek


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    Jan 17, 2012, 04.19 PMby neenkster

    totally loving it, i guess i need to go to india now to stack up ;)

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    Jan 17, 2012, 04.13 PMby juleken

    such a lovely dress! and a great colour!

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    Jan 17, 2012, 04.03 PMby janene

    Another gorgeous creation! I admire your amazing productivity! This fabric is gorgeous… what a lovely gift :-)

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      Jan 17, 2012, 09.29 PMby mixtlii

      Thank you, it is so nice of you to say that!

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    Jan 17, 2012, 03.57 PMby erin

    Love the colour, awesome dress!!

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