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Paper Doll

Added Apr 20, 2012

by rifka

Denver, Colorado...






Simple linen dress from a vintage Vogue (7455) pattern. Opted to not include the collar or belt, but rather fashion my own. Painted collar, button, belt and hem detail.

Material Notes

Linen, Satin Lining




Garment Type

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    May 9, 2012, 07.04 PMby Vanessa Leigh

    Great tip about the fabric paint! Perfect.

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    May 3, 2012, 11.43 PMby pixelink

    this is gorgeous

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    Apr 26, 2012, 07.51 AMby MyRomanApartment

    Hilarious and beautiful!

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    Apr 23, 2012, 12.09 PMby redslippers

    very very cool

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    Apr 22, 2012, 05.16 PMby milkyway

    Beautiful!! so vintage, love the color combination

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    Apr 20, 2012, 10.19 PMby mollykatherine

    What a brilliant idea, and so neatly executed! AMAZING!

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    Apr 20, 2012, 08.28 PMby peaches2218

    Those painted details are a brilliant idea. What a great way to add interest to a dress with making it harder to iron!

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    Apr 20, 2012, 08.15 PMby Laurel CJ

    This is great! I love the application of the trompe l’oeil it looks so professional, really impressive.

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    Apr 20, 2012, 07.49 PMby jacquipardue

    wow, the dress is darling. how clever that the details are painted-very cool!

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    Apr 20, 2012, 06.33 PMby chillwear

    Love it, painting the details is fantastic

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    Apr 20, 2012, 04.07 PMby sigrid

    So clever. I like this a lot.

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    Apr 20, 2012, 11.47 AMby groovymama

    Absolutely amazing. Love every thing about it.!

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    Apr 20, 2012, 07.58 AMby kihli

    This dress is so beautiful and special! Love the painted details!

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    Apr 20, 2012, 07.29 AMby kelerabeus

    ha ha, this is so clever! I like it a lot :)

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    Apr 20, 2012, 06.14 AMby sophienissirios

    Very cute dress :-)

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    Apr 20, 2012, 04.32 AMby nattyjane

    I love trompe l’oeuil!

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    Apr 20, 2012, 04.19 AMby smallone

    Rifka, every time I see your stuff I think this woman needs to produce a line of clothing!!

    This is soooo inspired and whimsical and elegant and just all round great.

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      Apr 20, 2012, 02.24 PMby rifka

      Thank you. You are always so kind.

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    Apr 20, 2012, 03.58 AMby nouvellegamine

    this is totally beautiful. i love the painted details. is it washable?

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      Apr 20, 2012, 02.23 PMby rifka

      Yes, I used a washable fabric paint. Washes quite well if set properly.

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