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I love April / 2014....

Added Jul 7, 2014

by chula123

Great Yarmouth, ...






so many wonderful projects. I finally got round to finishing this example, no. 117, a little bit tricky with the cross over section, but I took my time and it was worth the effort.

Material Notes

cotton with some stretch, zipper, interfacing




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Classic, Evening Wear

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    Jul 18, 2014, 09.04 AMby loulourosa

    Nice dress, the fit is great!

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      Aug 6, 2014, 01.13 PMby chula123

      thank you very much loulourosa ! I love wearing it.

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    Jul 14, 2014, 01.52 PMby nrobson

    like this front detail. you make some very lovely dresses!

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      Aug 6, 2014, 01.13 PMby chula123

      thank you nadia ! The front detail is what attracted me to this dress :-)

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    Jul 13, 2014, 04.52 PMby learningnewtricks

    You look really lovely and elegant in this dress. The style fits your body perfectly. I can see you making more of this style.

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      Aug 6, 2014, 01.14 PMby chula123

      ohh thank you very much learningnewtricks! And you are right, already got some black material for the next one !!!

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    Jul 10, 2014, 07.45 PMby calatrava92

    Great dress, it looks really good on you!

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      Aug 6, 2014, 01.15 PMby chula123

      thank you calatrava92! I love wearing it.

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    Jul 9, 2014, 07.15 AMby Mary Athey

    Oh wow!! I have been looking at this dress and now I want to make it. This is fabulous chula. It looks so chic and elegant on you and the two styles with the tan and black both look great. I love your tan shoes. So that’s your shoes and your handbag and your dress I would like please lol. Lovely photos as always. Xx

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      Aug 6, 2014, 01.18 PMby chula123

      thank you soooo much Mary ! I quite love the tan shoes with it too, but last friday we went out and I wore this dress with some high heels I found in my “shoe-wardrobe”: high heels in a cream with a salmon heel, they went fabulously with the dress ! might have to add a picture for you to see.
      As for the handbag, I discovered it in a shop where everything was £5,— and couldn’t resist. xxx

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      Aug 6, 2014, 02.28 PMby Mary Athey

      I would go mad if I found a shop selling bags for. £5 lol. I found a seller on eBay whose shoes are £12.99. I bought a pair of green heels and they’re gorgeous. I ordered 3 more lol. Got them yesterday. Multi glitter, orange and turquoise. I want them all x

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      Aug 6, 2014, 03.01 PMby chula123

      yeah, know what you mean. It took me forever to decided which bag to buy, wanted them all, but in the end I decided on this one because I thought the colour would go with almost everything. Can’t wait to see a picture of your new shoes, a total weakness of mine, shoes, shoes shoes and more shoes :-)

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    Jul 9, 2014, 05.45 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    You have done a great job with this! Lovely!

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      Aug 6, 2014, 01.20 PMby chula123

      thank you Ellen ! I love this dress and have already material to make a second one, just haven’t had the time yet :-(

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    Jul 8, 2014, 07.56 PMby rita61

    Such a nice dress on you !!! (Glad you mentioned it was from April) You have been very busy, and have posted some nice outfits.

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      Aug 6, 2014, 01.21 PMby chula123

      Thank you very much Rita61 ! have to admit, this is one of my favourite dresses.

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    Jul 8, 2014, 06.32 PMby KristenPW29

    Looks lovely on you

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      Aug 6, 2014, 01.21 PMby chula123

      thank you Kristen.

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    Jul 8, 2014, 05.31 PMby kisses

    Great dress and you look good in it

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      Aug 6, 2014, 01.22 PMby chula123

      thank you kisses for the lovely compliment !

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