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Rorschach Jenny

Added Feb 10, 2010

by nikkishell

Melbourne, Austr...






I made a size 36. I took the skirt in at the side seams and at the shoulder seams. I’m pleased with the fit after these adjustments, my previous Jenny skirts were a size 34 and are pretty snug. Any future Jenny’s will be made between a 34 and 36. I love this dress, i love the style, the fit and i love the fabric which is an Andiamo designer end, i love their fabrics!

Material Notes

Andiamo cotton/elastane from Tessuti Fabrics, Vintage buttons from my stash, invisible zipper



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Garment Type
Casual, Classic, Evening Wear

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    Jun 16, 2011, 10.09 PMby peaches2218

    This dress is really, really gorgeous. I liked the Jenny dress pattern well enough at first, but your dress makes me want to buy and make it, as in right this very minute. If I saw you on the sidewalk wearing this dress, I wouldn’t be able to stop staring, but in the best way.

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      Jun 18, 2011, 01.39 PMby nikkishell

      Oh thank you! What a lovely compliment.

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    May 26, 2010, 09.15 PMby meseide

    Love the fabric and the whole look of your Jenny version! Looks like you could dress it up and down, easily.

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    May 24, 2010, 02.06 PMby poerava

    Hi, I was wondering how much fabric you used for the dress. I want to make it but I am limited on fabric. Yours is fantastic.

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      May 25, 2010, 11.21 AMby nikkishell

      Goodness, i’m not sure i remember exactly but i’d say no more than 1.5 m.

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      May 25, 2010, 01.55 PMby poerava

      Great. Thank you. I have 2 m so hopefully it will be fine.

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    Mar 26, 2010, 12.23 PMby gabcorb

    This is a great dress – I love the fit! Also I like your taste -I got some of this fabric too and made a top – but nothing like as glorious as your dress.

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    Feb 18, 2010, 06.10 AMby beastofcotton

    Very nice.

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    Feb 14, 2010, 11.04 PMby passthepins

    This is a beautiful dress. Lucky you for getting the last of the fabric!

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    Feb 12, 2010, 01.19 AMby camilaustral

    very nice

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    Feb 12, 2010, 12.24 AMby elegantmusings

    Oh wow—that fabric is amazing! Gorgeous!

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    Feb 11, 2010, 11.04 AMby quiltsewsewsue

    Fabulous dress!

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    Feb 11, 2010, 03.23 AMby sew4my3

    Great job and I love your fabric!

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    Feb 11, 2010, 12.03 AMby tanyaaa

    So stylish. =]

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    Feb 11, 2010, 12.03 AMby smallone

    the more i see this dress done in a single fabric the more I like it…especially if that fabric is super fantastic…. as yours is :)

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    Feb 10, 2010, 08.18 PMby pixelink

    so sophisticated, you’ve won me too…time to download! ;-)

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    Feb 10, 2010, 06.45 PMby kevans79

    Beautiful!! This dress looks great on you. I’ve been debating this pattern for the past week…..I’m now going to buy it!

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    Feb 10, 2010, 05.12 PMby irmchen

    This is a perfect dress for you! :-)

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    Feb 10, 2010, 01.16 PMby emlj

    wow thats fantastic! i have this pattern ready and waiting but donthave fabric inspiration as yet..this one looks great on you

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    Feb 10, 2010, 01.02 PMby distie

    That fabric is gorgeous! And it looks fantastic on you!

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    Feb 10, 2010, 12.20 PMby bussey

    So nice, well fitted… and appropriately christened!

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    Feb 10, 2010, 12.05 PMby kaithladios

    The dress is very beautiful and looks really well made!! Kudos to you!

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    Feb 10, 2010, 11.52 AMby susisonne

    I totally love your dress, it looks really beautiful and the fabric is perfect! 5 points! – I just have downloaded the pattern…

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    Feb 10, 2010, 11.51 AMby sokkenmonster

    wow, this is a good version of the jenny dress! good choice of fabric and very well made :)

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    Feb 10, 2010, 10.40 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    I agree, gorgeous especially in this fabric, I hope it’s in the online store so I can order some for me I promise I’ll use it for a different pattern, hehe) :) I can’t wait to try this dress now, thanks for the inspiration! xx

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      Feb 10, 2010, 11.32 AMby nikkishell

      Sorry to be the bearer or bad news but there is no more of this fabric, i got the last piece!
      Mwahahahahahaha! ;)

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      Feb 10, 2010, 01.10 PMby thecuriouskiwi

      Lucky you! :) That’s ok, my Tessuti order arrived today (so fast!) and I love the new fabric I chose, I can’t wait to use it, I’m so jealous that you also get to have your BSC meet at sucha great fabric shop xx

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    Feb 10, 2010, 10.21 AMby anajan

    Gorgeous dress!

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