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*Little Black Dress*

Added Mar 26, 2013

by Redsonia

Piedmont, Italy






The pattern is from April 2013 issue of Burdasyle magazine: what I liked the most about it are the simple cut of the dress and the pleats at the neckline that give the romantic and elegant touch to the whole outfit. For a more fitted style I decided to add a gathered elastic waistline.
I also embellished the neckline with black beading in order to spare myself of the headache of choosing the accessories that complement the dress. Fabric used: 1.20 m of D&G lightweight Cady made in Italy.
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Material Notes

D&G lightweight Cady




Garment Type

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    Jun 12, 2013, 11.48 AMby Karen Mitzel

    Well done! I think you have sold me on trying this one too :)

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    Apr 30, 2013, 09.19 PMby Mary Athey

    gorgeous dress, its lovely seeing it in a block colour. i made this as well but i used two fabrics and made it reversable. your versions fab on you and your photos are lovely as well x

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    Mar 26, 2013, 07.58 PMby liliv-1

    It’ s an awesome dress and I like that you paired it with brown, very stylish

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      Mar 26, 2013, 09.35 PMby Redsonia

      Thank you, liliv-1!

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    Mar 26, 2013, 02.07 PMby chula123

    This is georgeous ! Love the belt and shoes with it and the photos are fantastic, as always ! (Looks a bit warmer where you are, than here) I was actually looking at that pattern, I particularly like the top (blue with laced back), so it is nice to see it made. But, I am not yet in the mood for spring projects, toooooo cold :-((

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      Mar 26, 2013, 02.11 PMby Redsonia

      Thank you so much! Yesterday we had a really nice spring day with about +15 C, but today it has been raining all day long again. The pattern is really nice. Hope to see your version soon.

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    Mar 26, 2013, 01.47 AMby Denise Angela

    Beautiful & love the design of the dress!

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      Mar 26, 2013, 08.57 AMby Redsonia

      Thank you, denisedamedesigns!

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    Mar 26, 2013, 01.05 AMby vianderek

    Well done! I love the dress, the shoes, the photo shooting….

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      Mar 26, 2013, 08.58 AMby Redsonia

      I am glad you liked it, vianderek

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    Mar 26, 2013, 12.49 AMby schnui

    Your LBD is lovely and I am so glad to see this made up, outside of the Burda magazine. My copy has yet to arrive in Australia, but I have looked at this dress on the April Burda reviews and thought this would be perfect for a piece of fabric that I have. Your black fabric has a lovely soft drape as does my fabric so you have inspired me to use this pattern. Your blog is great too, so I will be following on that and will enjoy reading about your projects. Your sewing skills are excellent and it is a pleasure to read about them.

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      Mar 26, 2013, 08.59 AMby Redsonia

      Thank you so much, schnui! Your comment made my day!

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