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One Piece Dress

Added Jun 1, 2009

by kathariney

Hong Kong, Hong ...






An asymmetrical silk dress I made with one side seam only. No darts or anything else besides the left side seam with zipper, and those pleats at the neckline. It just drape on the right side following your movement and do whatever the fabric wants to.

I loved this dress a lot, but after gaining a few pounds, the dress got too snug on me :(
I made a How-to, for those who are interested in seeing how i made this dress.

Material Notes

Double faced charmeuse, China Silk




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    Jan 18, 2010, 02.54 AMby kathariney

    Thank you for your kind comment :)

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    Jan 17, 2010, 09.48 PMby agnarogn

    wow I really love the simplicity of it, the drapes and neckline do all the hard work… beautiful

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    Jan 4, 2010, 04.43 PMby niqaivah

    once again, absolutely gorgeous! i’m definitely going to make it. i’m just beginning to discover china silk, most of the things i’ve made so far needed a heavier fabric. this is perfect for me right now!

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      Jan 10, 2010, 08.20 AMby kathariney

      I LOVE silk, and for a luscious drape, I prefer to use a slightly heavier silk (than regular charmeuse). Cause the weight definitely full the drape nicer. Double-faced charmeuse is by far my favorite for project like this :)

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    Jun 3, 2009, 11.12 AMby yesicap416

    wow im soo going to try to make this ill post it up..soon!!! i have a dress form at home..

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    Jun 2, 2009, 01.49 AMby anajan

    WOW! Such a smart design! And looks gorgeous in white fabric. Too bad the dress is snug, but you can always repeat the process and make another one. I would really like to see a pattern for this one, or at least a how to.

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    Jun 1, 2009, 11.53 PMby sew4my3

    What a unique design! It looks so fashion forward and the fit is divine! Beautifully done! I would love it if you shared your design!

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    Jun 1, 2009, 01.47 PMby ralarkins

    Wow! Looks like a fun dress!

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    Jun 1, 2009, 01.17 PMby Jodi Wade

    Gorgeous dress!

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    Jun 1, 2009, 11.45 AMby lizah

    It is great! really good job :)

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    Jun 1, 2009, 11.14 AMby prad7carm

    This is beautiful! GREAT JOB!!!

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    Jun 1, 2009, 09.57 AMby lala86

    :O I love it!! please please please upload te pattern or a how to! I’d like to learn to do a dress with just one side seam and no darts. Did you cut it on bias?


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