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Ode to Erdem

Added Nov 6, 2011

by eliseanna

London, United K...






Based on the red lace dress from the Erdem Spring/Summer 2011 Collection. I started this project last spring, intending to wear it to a wedding but then life got busy and I put it down until recently so I will have to wait another season to wear it out of the house! I’m itching to make it in the original red.




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Lace/Sequins, Polyester

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    Dec 19, 2011, 01.50 PMby sala22

    This is so beautiful!

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    Dec 19, 2011, 01.48 PMby pauline alice

    This is amazing! You really made a beautiful work with that dress. Did you draft your pattern yourself?

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    Nov 16, 2011, 07.53 AMby loulourosa

    It is a lovely dress, I like the colour, and I think it will do great for an upcomming Christmas or Newyear party. Maybe with a nice cardigan.

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    Nov 8, 2011, 05.38 AMby smallone

    oh my! how absolutely beautiful is this?!

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    Nov 7, 2011, 09.23 PMby so-sew-me

    i’m flabbergasted! i’d really want to be able to make a dress like that.

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    Nov 7, 2011, 07.46 PMby eliseanna

    Thank you everyone!

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    Nov 7, 2011, 11.53 AMby chula123

    oh my goodness, what a beautiful dress ! Absolutely adore the buttons ! That must have been so much work ! Did you do all this without a pattern?? Great work

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      Nov 7, 2011, 07.51 PMby eliseanna

      Yes yes I did, thank you so much for your lovely comments!

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    Nov 7, 2011, 07.00 AMby schnui

    Absolutely beautiful. Well done, I love your dress.

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    Nov 6, 2011, 08.22 PMby tranquiltornado

    Truely Beautiful, so elegant and floaty.

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    Nov 6, 2011, 06.23 PMby Miriamsyr

    This is perfect! I want one :)

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    Nov 6, 2011, 06.13 PMby CationDesigns

    Lovely…absolutely lovely! This would be stunning in red. How did you do the lace folding/pleating on the bodice?

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      Nov 7, 2011, 07.50 PMby eliseanna

      Thanks so much. I drafted it on paper using the slash and spread method and transferred it to calico, then played around with it until it fit properly.

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    Nov 6, 2011, 02.51 PMby Redsonia

    Really, really nice! I love the details.

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