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Melissa's One Night Stand

Added Feb 3, 2010

by Passiona Cottee

Sydney (Inner We...






Left work, had dinner, got home, made a Melissa.

She’s a little racier than the pattern. Taken in generously at the knees and sits low on the hip (instead of a high waist – achieved by using the length of skirt provided in the pattern with a thin waist band turned inside).

This is a great pattern to make, try on, take in, try on, take in a little more, then go out on the town… all in one night.

Material Notes

Cotton poly double knit with lace feature




Garment Type
Evening Wear, Romantic, Victorian
Cotton, Polyester



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    May 2, 2010, 03.55 PMby kleinfee

    So great on you! Love your style! Beautiful fabric.

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    Feb 4, 2010, 03.43 PMby niña blanca

    Oh…I a little hard to see it on picture…great…that’s even better!

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    Feb 4, 2010, 08.53 AMby nessys

    Wow – that IS fast! I wish I could complete things as quick as that!!! Go girl!!! That fabric is really cool – did the lace come with it or did you put it over the top of the knit? Love the green tights!

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      Feb 4, 2010, 10.13 AMby Passiona Cottee

      Hi Nessy, the lace came with it. Neat, huh!? I am counting down to your Vogue 8469… :D

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      Feb 5, 2010, 12.09 AMby nessys

      Wow – that is cool!

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    Feb 3, 2010, 03.25 PMby wzrdreams

    Good work! Don’t you just love fast skirts?

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      Feb 4, 2010, 10.05 AMby Passiona Cottee

      hehehe… Yesss!

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      Feb 4, 2010, 10.07 AMby Passiona Cottee

      oh, and thanks for the comment! I have been admiring your Jennifer for some time :)

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    Feb 3, 2010, 12.45 PMby Claire .

    I love the fabric ! It’s gorgeous !

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      Feb 4, 2010, 09.56 AMby Passiona Cottee

      I am glad you like it. I went to the fabric store for a completely different reason (the pink and red project) and came home with this lovely lace overlayed on a knit.

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    Feb 3, 2010, 12.43 PMby niña blanca

    Love the design of material…

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      Feb 4, 2010, 09.55 AMby Passiona Cottee

      Thanks! The lace is a real weave, not a print, which is great.

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