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Little Gray Dress

Added Aug 16, 2010

by apfelbluete

Duesseldorf, Ger...






I made this dress for my special girlfriend who lives 9.000 km away from me.
I only had her weight and my dress form Gladys …
She sent me the fabric. Thus, this fabric has made a journey from afar Kasakhstan to Germany and back.
The dress is completly with lining.
The belt with bow I made, following the example from my project “Parisian Chic”.
The dress is based on a New Look pattern 6749th
This pattern, I would not really recommend as a basis for any further project.
I had to change very much, to achieve a good fit.

Material Notes

Strech Wool, Lining, Zipper, grosgrain ribbon




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Bridal, Business, Classic, Evening Wear

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    Nov 6, 2010, 01.15 AMby nishavinod2009

    so elegant! its fits ur friend perfectly!

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      Nov 6, 2010, 01.28 AMby apfelbluete

      thank you very much:-)

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    Oct 23, 2010, 02.58 PMby cocoretro

    I love that style…simple and elegant

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      Oct 23, 2010, 03.04 PMby apfelbluete

      Thank you!:-)
      but this is not vintage. and I love vintage.I love New Lokk style from Christian Dior 1947…
      this dress has been made for my girlfreand.

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    Aug 20, 2010, 07.37 PMby cantare

    I’d like to change the title to “Gorgeous Gray Dress”! What a lovely creation, is this you or your friend modeling? It’s such a great fit.

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    Aug 17, 2010, 07.39 AMby irmchen

    Well done! I ADORE the fabric. That is a fantastic woolen fabric with a special sophisticated brilliance.

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    Aug 17, 2010, 04.19 AMby littlecottondresses

    Looks very nice and classy on you – great it too/

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    Aug 16, 2010, 11.33 PMby learningnewtricks

    You did a beautiful job, and it looks so lovely on your friend.

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      Aug 17, 2010, 06.58 AMby elegant-impressions

      Thank yu very much:-)
      I am pleased:-)


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    Aug 16, 2010, 10.40 PMby mayadaughterofsun

    Great fit! I can tell your friend is happy with the result! Good job:)

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      Aug 17, 2010, 06.54 AMby elegant-impressions

      oh thank you! :-)
      My friend is very happy with the dress and her husband also :-)

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    Aug 16, 2010, 09.38 PMby seasidelaundry

    Outstanding effort from afar! So very pretty.

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      Aug 17, 2010, 07.00 AMby elegant-impressions

      Yes. and also a lot of excitement, if everything goes well :-)


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    Aug 16, 2010, 09.29 PMby silmolin1

    It is a really nice dress, looks very sophisticated :)

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      Aug 16, 2010, 09.36 PMby apfelbluete

      Thank you very much!
      so I did not expect. I’m touched.

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    Aug 16, 2010, 09.22 PMby lkeogan

    I like your version better. Great fit. It looks amazing :)

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