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Invite Me to That Dance:-)

Added Jan 1, 2014

by Oksana Starz...

Mykolayv, Ukraine






It is a really very nice feminine pattern that has perfect fitting. The pleats want some time but I guess it’s worth doing anyway and it’s nothing comparing with the perspective to sew them every time before washing or cleaning the dress:-) So I’d recommend the fabric with synthetic additions to keep the pleats’ mode.

My only change – lengthened sleeves: my fabric is pretty thick and I don’t like 3/4 sleeves for cold season. Besides, I think it balanced the pattern better.
I’m very glad with the result:-)

Material Notes

Thick jersey, very very red! Not sure what fibre is used. According to the price it’s some p/a but I ironed it with hot steam and nothing bad happened. The fabric is also very pleasant to a body and makes you feel completely comfortable in such a fitting dress.


Spring, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Bohemian, Classic, Evening Wear, Romantic, Vintage
Knits/Jersey, Polyester

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    Sep 27, 2015, 05.26 PMby SassyT

    To be shared on SSB Wednesday. Thanks for permitting. https://www.facebook.com/SassySewingBees

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    Aug 27, 2015, 12.19 PMby SassyT

    Thanks. I will let you know when, If you check out the page you will examples of what the page is all about.

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    Aug 26, 2015, 01.00 AMby SassyT

    Graet dress and colour! Would you mind me sharing this on SSB in the future? I link to your post and let you know when shared. https://www.facebook.com/SassySewingBees

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      Aug 26, 2015, 07.32 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Of course, you can with the mentioned links, it will be a pleasure for me:-)

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    Jan 5, 2014, 04.59 PMby Luz Kettle

    Great dress, great fit. I love the colour, great statement .

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    Jan 3, 2014, 09.18 PMby liliv-1

    It’s one of my favorites of your great collection of handmade clothes dear friend. Very feminine and smart and very flattering on you! A perfect LRD and you look fantastic:)

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    Jan 2, 2014, 10.58 PMby Brahdelt

    Great fit and colour! A perfect dress for a night out. :-)

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    Jan 2, 2014, 06.41 PMby rosiewednesday

    This is beautiful!! Splendid job.

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    Jan 2, 2014, 04.56 PMby Inga 888

    Wow, red is definately your color. Stunning dress!

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    Jan 2, 2014, 10.19 AMby thewallinna

    Дуже, дуже i дуже! Елегантно та жiного! Вам дуже пасуэ такий стиль! Я давно дивилась на цю сукню, але на моделi вона виглядала не дуже вдало. А от тепер в мене просто руки сверблять пошити :)

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      Jan 2, 2014, 03.27 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Дякую:-) Ну вже якщо сверблять, то не варто відмовляти собі в такому задоволенні та конфліктувати із власними руками:-) Сукня гарна, але з довгими рукавами мені більше подобається: кращий баланс між верхньою і нижньою частинами – принаймні для моєї фігури.

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    Jan 2, 2014, 04.09 AMby rita61

    You look awesome in this dress! Fantastic fit. I like your choice of shoes with this dress. The way it’s modelled in the picture turned me off; but I think I’ll take another look at this dress. :-)

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      Jan 2, 2014, 07.00 AMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you, Rita, very much! The dress is really worthy, give it a chance:-)

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    Jan 2, 2014, 03.21 AMby kisses

    Absolutely stunning and you look so glam in red

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    Jan 2, 2014, 12.23 AMby MojoHollz

    This is stunning! You look amazing!

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    Jan 1, 2014, 07.56 PMby smallone

    wow! wonderful dress!! fits and suits you so well.

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    Jan 1, 2014, 05.13 PMby slmnstyle

    Great dress! The fit is so flattering on you! Happy New Year!

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      Jan 1, 2014, 08.54 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you very much! And Happy New Year to you too:-)

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    Jan 1, 2014, 02.36 PMby cris orange

    Such an elegant ladylike dress, it fits you perfect and you look absolutely gorgeous! I must say, I like your version much more than the original in black.

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    Jan 1, 2014, 02.05 PMby Mary Athey

    Oh wow oksana you look gorgeous. I agree with ellen. This is one of the most beautiful dresses i have seen you in. The style suits you so well. You look like a red hot vixen. Fabulous fabulous fabulous xx

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      Jan 1, 2014, 03.36 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you, Mary:-) It is a great compliment from you:-)))

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    Jan 1, 2014, 01.44 PMby schnui

    This dress is beautiful and perfect for Christmas celebrations.

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    Jan 1, 2014, 01.09 PMby cchristie

    That really is a very flattering cut of dress and style, which looks fab on you. Health to wear and happy sewing in 2014

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      Jan 1, 2014, 03.35 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you for the comliment and nice greeting:-) Happy New Year and Happy Sewing to you, too:-)

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    Jan 1, 2014, 10.52 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    This dress is the prettiest I have ever seen you in……! You look fabulous and red is definitely your color <3!!

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      Jan 1, 2014, 12.58 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you, Ellyn! Your compliment is a great start for a new year sewing!

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