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The Green Silk Dress

Added Sep 12, 2013

by stephanieu

Denver, Colorado...






I made a silk dress! It’s the first time I’ve ever sewn with silk georgette. I’m pretty excited about it. I used Vogue 1344. See below for fabric links.

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Garment Type


Silk Georgette
Silk Habotai

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    Sep 18, 2013, 10.29 AMby liliv-1

    This color looks perfect with your hair!

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      Sep 18, 2013, 02.58 PMby stephanieu

      Thank-you! I"m really drawn to greens right now.

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    Sep 18, 2013, 07.32 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    This dress is gorgeous! Suits you so well – and what a job! You did great ;-)

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      Sep 18, 2013, 02.58 PMby stephanieu

      Thank-you so much!

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    Sep 15, 2013, 12.36 AMby ink

    Oh gosh I dream of making a beauty such as this. Silk is so wonderful. Love all of it and congrats I would imagine it must have been very difficult to sew. But you did it AND you did it beautifully the first time so imagine what is able to come!

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      Sep 18, 2013, 02.59 PMby stephanieu

      Right?!? Yes, I’m excited to tackle another pattern in silk. It’s not so scary! Thank-you!

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    Sep 12, 2013, 03.00 PMby carolynsuzanne

    Wow, so beautiful! The color is fantastic and the pleats (?) on the back shoulder are really lovely. And it suits you so well.

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      Sep 13, 2013, 05.31 PMby stephanieu

      Yes, they are pleats! Thank-you so much!

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    Sep 12, 2013, 01.19 PMby MegH

    This is lovely on you!

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    Sep 12, 2013, 05.35 AMby Mary Athey

    This is gorgeous on you, its my favourite colour. So far i’ve only tackled tops in silk chiffon and would love to do a dress but it is daunting. love yours x

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      Sep 12, 2013, 02.18 PMby stephanieu

      It’s my favorite color too! I think tops would be harder. This pattern doesn’t even use a zipper! Just an elastic waistband. Thanks for the kind words.

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    Sep 12, 2013, 04.29 AMby slmnstyle

    Very nice dress and great color! I’m glad for you that silk chiffon didn’t scare you off of future projects. It is such a dream fabric to wear-worth all the effort and aggravation to sew :)

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      Sep 12, 2013, 02.19 PMby stephanieu

      It is SO beautiful and such a pleasure to swish around, but yes, a nightmare to sew! I’ll tackle it again just because the result is so fun to wear.

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