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Sheerness with Purple-dot-ness

Added May 27, 2011

by alasse

Munich, Germany






This idea had been brewing for quite some time.
After finding on of my favourite dress patterns EVER in no. 101 from burdamagazine 02/2011 I finally got it done! The bodice is a really nice fit and easy to alter, which I love, because it makes so very different ideas as this one and my Asymmetrical Dress possible from just one rather simple pattern!
I obviously changed the neckline region and added a strip of the sheer fabric at the hem.

If you’ve got a minute, maybe you might be interested in taking a little stroll over to my blog ? There might be cookies over there. That’s not a promise. Actually it’s probably a lie, but, you know… nothing’s impossible :)

Material Notes

heavy black cotton, chiffon with purple and white dots, black satin bias-tape




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Classic, Evening Wear, Romantic, Vintage
Chiffon, Cotton



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    Jun 1, 2011, 06.23 PMby shielaimbao

    lovely indeed!

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    May 31, 2011, 07.21 PMby ladymacbeth86

    it’s lovely!

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    May 30, 2011, 09.54 AMby daisylynn

    Absolutely awesome twist on the basic dress! I really like the combination of sheer and solid fabric you have going here.

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    May 29, 2011, 04.03 PMby LauraClaire89

    Lovely dress!

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    May 28, 2011, 06.59 PMby Liora Litman-Cohen

    very feminin and stylish

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    May 28, 2011, 03.35 PMby domestic-divaonline

    Every sweet. The sheer hemline is a great addition!

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    May 28, 2011, 12.30 PMby Priscilla Folley

    It looks adorable! I can’t tell you how much I like it. I’ll definitely go check out your blog in search for those promised cookies….

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      May 28, 2011, 12.49 PMby alasse

      You might actually find some now ;)

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    May 28, 2011, 11.38 AMby violetsky

    This dress is absolutely droolsome. You look stunning Alasse.

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    May 28, 2011, 07.12 AMby freakusbzzz

    I love this

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    May 28, 2011, 05.54 AMby sealtopaz

    Wow, stunning beauty, so beautiful and elegant. Really well done (-:

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    May 28, 2011, 03.36 AMby kanamithedreamer

    Super cute _

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