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Shadowed Sapphire

Added Nov 1, 2012

by Anniemollison

Melbourne, Austr...






Stop Staring have a gorgeous red polka dot wrap dress which I decided I must try and replicate http://www.stopstaringclothing.com/sunshop/glmwp-03-rdwhd-166.html

I didn’t want to buy any more fabric as my stash is so huge at the moment so I used a blue dot instead. I had a blue spot called Shadowed Sapphire which I purchased from Tessuti (on sale!)

The fabric is Ponti and I have to say , I LOVE IT! Not only is it easy to work with it’s really forgiving on the body. I used a vogue pattern Vogue V1192 and down sized it to allow for the stretch. I deleted the back zip and added the bows to the shoulders which are removable.

more here: http://sewninestitches.blogspot.com.au/2012/11/stop-staring-replica-dress-in-blue.html

Material Notes

Blue spot on white back ground printed ponti knit – 72% Rayon 23% Nylon 5% Spandex.




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    Apr 24, 2014, 03.53 AMby Mokara

    This is a beautiful dress. Though I’m not a big fan of bows, but I really like it on this dress! I think I’m going to add this on my to do list :)

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    Dec 11, 2012, 07.09 AMby The Tropical Sewist

    Wow, I love it! The waist details are lovely, and the bows just take the cake. I love how you styled it too – you look so gorgeously fresh and striking!

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      Dec 12, 2012, 12.04 AMby Anniemollison

      Thankyou, I wasn’t sure about the bows in the beginning, but I think that they add a point of difference.

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    Dec 11, 2012, 04.01 AMby meaganrutkowski

    Echoing a previous response – STUNNING! You look great! The dress is beautiful!

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    Nov 12, 2012, 12.24 AMby crystalpleats

    Lovely, lovely dress all the way around.

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    Nov 8, 2012, 01.08 PMby imvisible

    I love this dress! The fabric is so nice with the pattern. Hope you gonne wear it a lot!

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      Nov 9, 2012, 02.18 AMby Anniemollison

      yes I will wear it alot.
      I’ve already worn it to my sons birthday dinner and I plan on wearing it out to a girls night out soon.

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    Nov 8, 2012, 01.08 PMby imvisible

    I love this dress! The fabric is so nice with the pattern. Hope you gonne wear it a lot!

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    Nov 6, 2012, 07.45 PMby loulourosa

    a lovely and sweet dress, the combination fabric and dress style is realy good, and the fit is great!

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    Nov 4, 2012, 10.43 AMby toupinette

    You’re gorgeous in this dress! I love your necklace too!

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      Nov 6, 2012, 02.55 AMby Anniemollison

      Thankyou. The necklace is great. A pressie from my hubby who has fantastic taste.

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    Nov 3, 2012, 10.39 PMby Denise Angela

    So love this….gorgeous!

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    Nov 2, 2012, 09.30 PMby sewtessuti

    this is absolutely gorgeous!

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    Nov 2, 2012, 05.31 AMby leokadia

    Es ist ein wunderschönes Kleid und macht große Freude die Fotos anzusehen. Ich weiß, ein wunderbares Gefühl, ein so tolles Kleid selbst genäht zu haben. Viel Freude mit diesem Kleid wünsche ich und viel Freude für alle neuen Projekte.

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      Nov 6, 2012, 02.57 AMby Anniemollison

      Dankeschön für eure lieben Kommentare

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    Nov 1, 2012, 08.48 PMby freakusbzzz

    Stunning and you have n amazing figure to go with it.

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      Nov 2, 2012, 01.52 AMby Anniemollison

      the ponti does amazing things for your figure! Ha Ha.

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    Nov 1, 2012, 06.49 PMby madebymeg

    you look fabulous!

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    Nov 1, 2012, 04.40 PMby Mary Athey

    this is gorgeous x

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    Nov 1, 2012, 01.58 PMby schnui

    Really lovely! Ponti is great to sew and as you wrote, so forgiving. I love this fabric and your pattern. I was disappointed you didn’t get a look in, in the Tessuti Awards. In fact, I was disappointed in the finalists. The judges see things differently to me obviously but I still think you deserved a final spot. Are you wearing this dress to a Melbourne Cup function?

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      Nov 1, 2012, 07.39 PMby Anniemollison

      Thank you for your encouraging comments. II really loved the second place in tessuti awards, it was very modern . I’m not going to races but hopefully will get to wear it somewhere!

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    Nov 1, 2012, 01.49 PMby sarahwau

    It’s gorgeous! I wouldn’t have guessed it was made from ponti by looking at the photos.

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    Nov 1, 2012, 11.59 AMby Sewing Your Style

    lovely!! it’s a pitty that I missed ordering this dress in my last purchase :(

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    Nov 1, 2012, 11.55 AMby kisses

    Nice dress love the bows on the shoulder….

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