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Syracuse dress

Added Jul 27, 2010

by sewella

South Of Eden, M...






This is a dress I made for my vacation in Italy. As every self-respecting, craze-driven seamstress, I was sewing ( in the end by hand) until our departure, and still didn’t manage to embroider the dress except for one flower, so I thought I might take it with me and finish it there. Because from our past experiences I knew we’ll be having “rest time” in between visiting museums, cathedrals and historical sites, and since I am a “no-nap girl” I finished the embroidery, which was supposed to be the highlight of the dress.
I finished it while in Syracuse. It seduced me mostly with its floral scenery. Hence the name.

More pictures and the story here




Garment Type
Ethnic, Romantic
Chiffon, Cotton, Blends, Silk

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  • Cherrys_047_large

    Aug 1, 2010, 06.24 PMby nenasew

    I love your embroidery work. Dress is very beautiful. Lovely colors.

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    Jul 28, 2010, 08.15 PMby manuelabug41

    Ovo je zaista vise nego fenomenalno:)))BRAVO!!! U tako predivnoj haljini i treba tako lepo da se smesis:)))

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    Jul 28, 2010, 09.03 AMby anajan

    Fenomenalna haljina! Vez je odlican – daje stvarima blagi etno ton, u kontrastu sa ostatkom dizajna. Svaka cast! Nadam se da si se lepo provela u Italiji.

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    Jul 28, 2010, 03.31 AMby olystyrene

    This turned out just gorgeous! The embroidery looks fantastic! I too have just been doing the “no-nap” (although it should really be called “no sleep” in my case this week!) to finish the hand sewing of a lovely dress. :)

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    Jul 28, 2010, 12.54 AMby nessys

    I absolutely adore this dress!!! Firstly because I am really attracted to the three colour combination you have got going on – the contrast of the textures (velvet ribbon etc), secondly the wonderful embroidery – it is so beautiful – you are incredible and thirdly because you look so darn beautiful in it and it fits & suits you so well! I think it looks like incredibly like an authentic vintage piece – that someone made many, many years ago by hand with lots of care, that has been well cared for and lovingly handed down though the generations. Sounds like you had a fab trip!

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    Jul 27, 2010, 10.28 PMby lilioleana

    Hey there! Lovely embroidery! Very well done.Welcome back. Hope you had great time in Italy. Looking forward to seeing great photos from your trip on your blog.

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      Jul 27, 2010, 11.27 PMby sewella

      Thanks a lot O.!

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