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Sivi Dan

Added Oct 23, 2014

by lejditea

Beograd, Serbia






♫ ♪ Sivi Dan

Here is one simple, but special dress.. The fabric was a gift from Mokosha .. It was sitting in her stash for a long time, and she didn’t know what to do with it.. The fabric was too dark for her taste and she thought that I might like it.. Lucky me :) I loved the fabric at first glance.. It’s hard to see at only one look all the elements someone doodled for this design.. There are dark hair girl and her eyelashes, a tree, butterflies, roses, stripes, faces, hands.. True example of horror vacui on the fabric.. Only problem was length of the fabric – only 1 m!! The fabric is some kind of viscose.. I wanted to make a dress for autumn.. Pattern #133 from Burda 12/2012 proved to be the best choice for busy prints.. It was my fourth time that I’ve used it (1 , 2 , 3).. One half of 1 m fabric I saved for the skirt, and from the other half I made the bodice and the sleeves.. There was not enough fabric for long sleeves, but I didn’t want to leave them as ½ sleeves.. I added pieces of about 15 cm to the sleeves so now they are covering my elbows.. Thanks to busy print, that seam is barely visible.. The skirt is just a gathered rectangle..

You can see more photos, and read my Blog hop Q&A here ..




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    Jan 6, 2015, 03.57 PMby sunriseruby

    wow materijal je fantastican! a i haljina je odlicna! super si to uspjela samo sa 1metrom!

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      Jan 6, 2015, 07.41 PMby lejditea

      hvala :) bio je pravi izazov napraviti haljinu dugih rukava sa tako malo materijala ali sam uspela :) sreca pa je print potpuno lud i ne primecuju se mnogo savovi na rukavima koje sam bila resena da napravim tako da pokrivaju laktove :)

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    Oct 24, 2014, 11.25 PMby Mary Athey

    Wow you did a fantastic job with just one metre of fabric. The dress is gorgeous x

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      Oct 25, 2014, 07.31 PMby lejditea

      thank you Mary :)

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    Oct 24, 2014, 06.04 PMby izbott

    Its a great dress & it fits you perfect! I like how you placed the girl image graphic in the front of the dress. That really is such cool material.

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      Oct 25, 2014, 07.30 PMby lejditea

      thanks :) placing the girl image was the trickiest part and I’m glad I made it work :)

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    Oct 24, 2014, 03.34 PMby Ivanamania

    great choice of simple pattern for such a beautiful fabric! you’ve let the fabric to speak for itself

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      Oct 25, 2014, 07.29 PMby lejditea

      hvala, drago mi je da ti se svidja :) dovoljno puta sam koristila ovaj kroj da znam da je odlican za situacije kad se imam malo materijala i lude printove :)

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    Oct 24, 2014, 08.01 AMby elletjebee

    Just beautiful! Lovely, lovey fabric.

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      Oct 25, 2014, 07.27 PMby lejditea

      thakns :)

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    Oct 24, 2014, 05.24 AMby rita61

    Your dress looks great on you; great fabric.

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      Oct 25, 2014, 07.27 PMby lejditea

      thanks :)

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    Oct 24, 2014, 12.36 AMby neveenkarnes

    love the fabric, prints are great … Well done!

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      Oct 25, 2014, 07.27 PMby lejditea

      thank you :)

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    Oct 23, 2014, 09.24 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Oh, I love this print fabric and your dress is awesome! Lucky you :-)

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      Oct 25, 2014, 07.27 PMby lejditea

      oh, yes, lucky me :) thank you Ellen :)

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    Oct 23, 2014, 08.29 PMby Bbtiny

    This dress is beautiful! I love it. The fabric is very nice and how you made the best out of it with this great pattern, I love it! And it fits you perfectly!

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      Oct 25, 2014, 07.26 PMby lejditea

      Thank you so much! I really love this pattern, it proved to be the best solution for small amount of fabric and busy prints :)

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