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Added Aug 20, 2016

by Elpida Kyriakou

Athens, Greece






Samothace is an extraordinary island BUT not the best place to show off my sewing creations. Nobody cares about clothing here, unconventional style dominates (the less you wear the better) and there are several nudists too. So, I had to conform!
The “dress” is just a rectangle with two holes. It was ready in an hour time, it’s not a masterpiece but it’s exactly what I needed to catch the spirit of the island.
Photos from “Vathres”, natural pools created by the mountain streams as they flow down the rocks and form little waterfalls. Swimming there is a great experience (if you manage to climp up there)…

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    May 2, 2018, 03.59 AMby Amor Allure

    Did you self-draft it ? What do you suggest when self-drafting

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    Sep 11, 2016, 01.27 PMby nrobson

    this looks wonderful for the beach, it has a classical Greek style about it x

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    Sep 7, 2016, 12.19 PMby TeenyUK

    Done in a hour? I need that pattern!!!! My sunshine holiday is in eight weeks’ time and I need quick-sews. Well done! :)

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      Sep 8, 2016, 05.25 AMby Elpida Kyriakou

      I highly recommend this pattern! I was sursrised that it doesn’t slip away, it stays in place and it makes me feel safe…
      I think that this one may be even better
      I just didn’t have that bracelet and I was travelling next morning!

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    Sep 5, 2016, 03.17 AMby RedBelka

    Cool dress!

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    Sep 2, 2016, 11.37 PMby izbott

    Wow! Simple & elegant, great photos :-)

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    Aug 27, 2016, 11.39 AMby alice9163

    Really nice beachwear and beautiful picnic site.

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    Aug 24, 2016, 10.27 PMby Maria Loupa

    Ελπίδα το φόρεμα σου είναι τέλειο , το χρώμα και το στύλ αυτό σου πάνε πολύ! Ταιριαστό με το τοπίο της Σαμοθράκης, μυθικό!

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    Aug 24, 2016, 09.41 PMby Tzai

    τι ωραία ιδέα είναι αυτή! θα ήθελα να το φτιάξω και εγώ για παρεό,απίστευτο πως φτιάχνεις φόρεμα από ένα ορθογώνιο κομμάτι ύφασμα με δυο τρύπες:) ελπίζω να τα πούμε σύντομα από κοντα, θέλω να ακούσω τα νέα σου από τη Σαμοθράκη.

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    Aug 24, 2016, 08.17 PMby Daniela Ivanova

    Mary says something ,I agree 100% – you are like a water nymph in this dress ! Perfect choice of fabric for this model !

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    Aug 24, 2016, 12.41 PMby Réka Vanyolai

    This is a true Greek dress :) like in the ancient times… flawless!

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    Aug 24, 2016, 12.20 PMby kisses

    Lovely piece…nice place and the photos are great

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    Aug 24, 2016, 11.45 AMby SurMesure

    Totally agree about the water nymph! This color is so fantastic and matching the beautiful surrounding. It may be an easy piece but it’s so lovely on you!

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    Aug 24, 2016, 08.27 AMby chula123

    I totally agree with Mary: what a lovely nymph you make in this dress!! I love it and envy you for having been to such a wonderful place for holiday :-) If this Is the start of more holiday projects, can’t wait to see more :-))

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    Aug 24, 2016, 08.21 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    This is just great! and what a wonderful place to enjoy holiday ;-)

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    Aug 24, 2016, 07.36 AMby Beccki

    Great holiday piece and the photos are beautiful.

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    Aug 24, 2016, 06.39 AMby lomarilou

    Το φόρεμα αυτό εκτός από όμορφο, είναι και σούπερ πρακτικό φαντάζομαι. Κάποτε έλεγα να το φτιάξω κ εγώ αλλά το παράτησα γιατί δεν έβρισκα ύφασμα να μου αρέσει για το συγκεκριμένο κομμάτι. Πιστεύω το χάρηκες στίς διακοπές σου! Υ.Γ: τα δύο τελευταία ρούχα που ανέβασες είναι μονόχρωμα, αν δεν κάνω λάθος…Πρόσεξέ το! Χαχα!

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    Aug 24, 2016, 05.21 AMby Maria Hayek

    A practical piece for a holiday in a beautiful color :) And the place is so beautiful!

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    Aug 24, 2016, 05.20 AMby Mary Athey

    Elpida you resemble a water nymph in this lovely dress. I love the colour which goes so well with your surroundings. Gorgeous photos set the project of perfectly x

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