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Added Jun 11, 2011

by threadsquare

Somerville, Mass...






If this dress weren’t so barely there and floaty already, it would be threadbare by the time summer is over…I love wearing it already. I’ve been holding on to this amazing textile for a couple of years now, and I hope I’ve done it justice. Back in the swing of things over at threadsquare

Material Notes

Anna Sui silk, China silk, zipper




Spring, Summer
Garment Type


Vogue 9768

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    Mar 29, 2012, 01.42 AMby Elena Hoh

    did you draft your own pattern for this? I absolutely love how the bodice drapes.

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    • Cali_large

      Mar 29, 2012, 01.00 PMby threadsquare

      Oops! I forgot to add a credit. It’s Vogue pattern from the 90s (9768).

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    Jun 26, 2011, 02.28 AMby nessys

    This is such a gorgeous print! That fabric is just divine – I’m a sucker for anything thing with birds on it! But this is EXTRA nice. I am sure it is as lovely to wear as it looks! Nice job Honey.

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    • Cali_large

      Mar 29, 2012, 12.58 PMby threadsquare

      I never saw your comment… doh! It feels so lovely on the skin, especially in hot weather :) I’m only concerned about sweat ruining the silk.

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    Jun 21, 2011, 03.26 PMby ichigogirl

    Oh, didn’t I comment this dress? I thought I did, it’s really, really pretty and I love the print. It’s very retro in a modern way!

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    • Cali_large

      Jun 21, 2011, 08.23 PMby threadsquare

      Thank you :) I’m glad you’re blogging again…can’t wait to see more projects!

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    Jun 12, 2011, 02.59 PMby janul

    looks great on you and I love the fabric! such cheerful colours :)

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    • Cali_large

      Jun 12, 2011, 05.09 PMby threadsquare

      thanks! it’s been so rainy the past few days, so cheerful colors are a necessity :)

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