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My very own Azalea

Added Feb 4, 2008

by spiderlily

San Clemente, Ca...




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I finally made the Azalea dress and I am happy with how it came out. It was a very easy pattern to follow. It came out a whole size larger than my actual measurements though so I had to take 2" from the side seams. It came out great anyway!

Material Notes

black double knit, white and red woven cotton.





Azalea Pattern

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    Mar 12, 2009, 05.09 PMby ladysophie

    Very Very nice! I must let you know that I looked at all the Azalea dress variations, I picked yours as my favourite! It looks so nice, and the fabrics are great together. I dont realy like the neckline, I prefer the real patterns neckline, but it really dosent matter when you have a knockout dress like yours! I love it!

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    Nov 4, 2008, 01.21 PMby alissarose

    I had an extremely low desire to make this dress due to its looseness, but after seeing yours – WOW!

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    Oct 17, 2008, 05.51 PMby Liza Azman

    Hi, love your azalea…can u add photo for the back view of the dress? Am going to start mine so need to have the clear view of everything…thanks. Really gorgeous dress!

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    Oct 16, 2008, 03.42 PMby ktuck79

    I hope mine comes out as cute as this one. I love it!

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    Jul 15, 2008, 10.41 PMby blueyedqt

    This is beautiful! I love the fabrics and colors :D

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    Jun 28, 2008, 08.21 PMby blondie631994

    this dress is NOT PRETTY, it IS BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!! i love the design and fabric..

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    May 24, 2008, 03.34 PMby metsanhaltia

    Great job! I’m going to do a version of the Azalea pattern, too. I wish it would come out as beatiful as this one!

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    Apr 27, 2008, 04.46 PMby sewstacey

    very cute! question- does the dress have two layers or is the black attached to the bottom?

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    Apr 1, 2008, 06.00 PMby akoko

    that’s a jaw dropper. simply beautiful.

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    Feb 15, 2008, 10.56 AMby marmota-b

    I also like the belt under bust much more… I have something with empire-line dresses. :-) It’s really great.

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    Feb 15, 2008, 09.27 AMby cmannering

    This dress is simply darling.

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    Feb 12, 2008, 09.17 AMby baerbelborn

    OMG, I can´t believe its the same pattern that I downloaded weeks ago! I thought it will turn out pretty, but yours is couture! I keep it in mind when I start mine, thanks for sharing this color idea!

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    Feb 12, 2008, 06.56 AMby efran

    Very lovely! And I like your version with the sash below the bust instead of at the waist. Looks more flattering..I have fabric in mind for a dress of my own! Thanks!

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    Feb 7, 2008, 03.43 PMby bellinda81

    Very cute dress! Love the material colours. I’m going to make myself one now!!

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    Feb 6, 2008, 11.08 AMby cicily

    love it, love it! I will try to make one myself, was really inspired by this one!

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    Feb 6, 2008, 05.50 AMby pslmom3

    This is beautiful. You’ve inspired me to start sewing again. My husband just may kill you! :)

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    Feb 5, 2008, 07.09 PMby miss-g

    I really like what you’ve done with Azalea – the fabrics work so well together.

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    Feb 5, 2008, 02.31 PMby emilykate

    I’m with escorpio, the more I see this the more I think… gotta have one! I like that people are using belts- the potential tenty-ness was what was putting me off. Your fabric is lovely!

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    Feb 5, 2008, 10.03 AMby lanikai

    Way too cute! Fantastic work! LOVE THE FABRIC CHOICE! Great job!

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    Feb 5, 2008, 09.21 AMby escorpio

    The more I see this dress the more I want it. You’ve done an excellent job and I think this dress might move into my to do-list, good thing summer’s coming up.

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    Feb 5, 2008, 09.00 AMby ceregana

    i really like the fabric combi – i didn’t liked azalea a lot till now. Your version make me think about making one.

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    Feb 5, 2008, 08.44 AMby fashion1

    that´s so beautiful!!!

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    Feb 5, 2008, 07.16 AMby justelaite

    it’s very beautiful… i’m mad about dresses, so i think you inspired me to make one one and precisely azalea:) very nice dress and great combination of colours.

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    Feb 5, 2008, 05.07 AMby senasews

    gorgeous! i love your choice of fabrics!

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    Feb 5, 2008, 01.34 AMby jd98

    absolutely gorgeous! thanks for the comments on finished size. I want one!!! (it’s winter here, so more into jackets and coats :p)

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    Feb 4, 2008, 10.16 PMby meadow

    My favorite Azalea yet! Really pretty woven fabric and the combo of colors is both simple and stunning. I like the touch of the longer black under-piece (not sure what it is called).

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    Feb 4, 2008, 09.03 PMby sunnyb64

    Very pretty! I like the fabric combo.

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    Feb 4, 2008, 07.33 PMby whiti

    It’s so pretty! I found there was a significant difference between my size and the finished measurement printed on the pattern. I went with the finished size rather than my size and made a muslin to fit – no adjustment needed. So far (touch wood) I’ve gone with the finished sizes rather than mine – I guess I like clothes to fit a little closer!! I love the colour combo of your azalea; it makes me want to make another!

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