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Rose red evening gown

Added Nov 22, 2013

by Elsine

København Ø, Den...






This dress is made of red cotton with rose print. The entire dress is lined with dark red satin. The bodice features a separate corselette, which I hand sew to the neckline. I made the pattern for this dress myself and I am very happy with the result, especially since it is the first time I have made a strapless dress. You can find similar patterns here on Burdastyle.

I also made a drawstring bag to go with the dress.




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    Jan 28, 2014, 03.14 PMby lpremo

    Hello. I’ve been looking over the pattern for the dress that you based your design on, and have one question – How do you finish the top neckline of the dress? Is this sewn, or glued with a fabric adhesive? I’m not as experienced as a dress maker, and I wasn’t able to divine this detail from the instructions. Thanks very much for your time.

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      Jan 29, 2014, 08.51 PMby Elsine

      I made this pattern myself so I do not know how the neckline is supposed to be done in your pattern instruction. But I made a corselette and a separate fully lined gown and hand-stitched the two together at the neckline. The corselette has hook and eye closure while the actual dress has an invisible zipper.

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    Nov 24, 2013, 06.01 PMby Lela Thompson

    Awesome! I would never have thought to use cotton but it looks great

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      Nov 24, 2013, 06.44 PMby Elsine

      Thanks! That is very nice of you to say.

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    Nov 23, 2013, 04.40 PMby kaitiek

    wow, you look amazing! nice work and what a great fit!

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      Nov 23, 2013, 06.50 PMby Elsine

      Thanks a lot! You are very kind.

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    Nov 23, 2013, 02.38 PMby Lora Martinez

    Wow, very sexy!

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      Nov 23, 2013, 06.46 PMby Elsine

      Thank you!

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    Nov 23, 2013, 06.22 AMby Ariana Bauer

    I love this dress and you look spectacular! Awesome work.

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      Nov 23, 2013, 06.46 PMby Elsine

      Thank you very much. That is so sweet of you to say.

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    Nov 22, 2013, 04.24 PMby MandieW

    Very Jessica Rabbit! This dress is gorgeous on you.

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      Nov 22, 2013, 06.44 PMby Elsine

      Thank you so much! I actually went as Jessica Rabbit for Halloween this year. I just added a red wig and purple opera gloves. I also made a Roger Rabbit costume for my boyfriend.

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    Nov 22, 2013, 08.06 AMby Lady Sparks Designs


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    • Henriette_rose_red_profile_large

      Nov 22, 2013, 06.40 PMby Elsine

      Thank you!

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