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" Leathery " dress

Added Oct 17, 2017

by Frenchy-C

Whitby, Canada






Luckily it is cold outside in October…this dress was quite warm to wear at this function…
I did have to topstich all seams to make it look like leather…
It turned out nice, I am happy with the results.




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    Nov 1, 2017, 07.00 AMby sewing fanatic

    this is a spectacular result, the fit, stitching, form, its great!

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      Nov 4, 2017, 12.25 AMby Frenchy-C

      Thank you so much. I do love it. :-)

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    Oct 22, 2017, 06.34 AMby Maria Loupa

    The dress is gorgeous, it ’s on my list.

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      Oct 23, 2017, 10.40 AMby Frenchy-C

      Thank you.
      It is a great pattern.
      Happy sewing xx

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    Oct 19, 2017, 04.03 AMby Elpida Kyriakou

    What a beautiful dress! It’s 7 a.m. here. I have to attend a business conference today and I find nothing appopriate in my closet. And I just saw your dress… I wish I had it !

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      Oct 19, 2017, 07.20 PMby Frenchy-C

      Ahh! thanks. I do like it quite a bit.
      Really glad I tried the pattern even if it needed modifications because of tall pattern.
      Happy sewing. xx

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    Oct 18, 2017, 08.55 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Wow! You look Lovely my dear ♥

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      Oct 19, 2017, 01.46 AMby Frenchy-C

      Such kind words. Thanks

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    Oct 18, 2017, 01.37 PMby evanick

    Beautiful dress, you look lovely.

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      Oct 19, 2017, 01.46 AMby Frenchy-C

      Thank you very much. :-)

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    Oct 18, 2017, 12.37 PMby SurMesure

    Beautiful dress! I think the faux leather gives this dress a very urban look. The fit can’t be better :)

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      Oct 19, 2017, 01.48 AMby Frenchy-C

      Thank you so much.
      Means a lot.

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    Oct 18, 2017, 06.22 AMby Maria Hayek

    It looks great on you! The fit is spot on!

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      Oct 18, 2017, 10.35 AMby Frenchy-C

      Thank you Maria. :-)
      Because of the fabric it was rather difficult to make the dress “drape” well…
      The soft faux leather didn’t quite behave like I wanted it to.
      Happy sewing to you .xxx

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