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Topic: The Slinky Blue Japanese Dress (Simp 3775)  (Read 23677 times)
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« Reply #60 on: April 02, 2008 11:03:52 AM »

Where did you find that fabric?  I live in a small town so I can't walk into a store and buy it.  *sad*

Actually I got it at a run-of-the-mill Joann store. There were a whole bunch of "slinky" fabrics (basically like a thin swimsuit material) that they were clearancing with all these great random Japanese prints/cartoons on 'em. I've been holding on to the yardage for years waiting until I actually know how to sew with the stuff! This dress is the most ambitious, but I've made a few pairs of leggings out of the same sort of fabric, which I love. It's got this way of being *cool* all the time.
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« Reply #61 on: June 13, 2008 06:20:43 PM »

Where did you find that fabric?  I live in a small town so I can't walk into a store and buy it.  *sad*

Actually I got it at a run-of-the-mill Joann store. There were a whole bunch of "slinky" fabrics (basically like a thin swimsuit material) that they were clearancing with all these great random Japanese prints/cartoons on 'em. I've been holding on to the yardage for years waiting until I actually know how to sew with the stuff! This dress is the most ambitious, but I've made a few pairs of leggings out of the same sort of fabric, which I love. It's got this way of being *cool* all the time.

New to Craftster, and had to comment on this dress!  Very cute and flattering too!
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« Reply #62 on: June 13, 2008 10:07:07 PM »

Oh, m'gawd.....I can't even say how much I love that waist/midsection!!! And I recently got a ton of the most perfect fabric, too!!! It's not the gorgeous stuff you used, but it's wild! Tongue
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« Reply #63 on: June 15, 2008 09:09:56 PM »

gorgeous! you gots a bangin' body, darlin!  Cheesy
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« Reply #64 on: April 05, 2012 07:45:00 AM »

That is GORGEOUS! I will not rest until I have found this pattern! (Which, honestly, probably just means I'll stop by the fabric store after work and they'll have it, and that'll be that.)
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« Reply #65 on: April 11, 2012 08:40:45 AM »

It's so beautiful and looks wonderful on you as well. You are very talented!
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« Reply #66 on: April 12, 2012 03:56:20 AM »

oh my goodness! this is just fabulous!  great fit and fantastic material print! love the necklace too =-)
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« Reply #67 on: April 12, 2012 07:42:23 AM »

This dress is amazing you look amazing in it. thanks for the inspiration off to find the pattern on line.
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« Reply #68 on: April 13, 2012 10:29:51 PM »

I made this pattern a few years ago and have to agree that it's a very flattering pattern for us larger gals. 
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« Reply #69 on: May 30, 2012 08:07:25 PM »

I know I'm incredibly late to the party, but wow!  The fabric and style are perfect for you.
I'm also a size 16, so here's hoping I can still find that pattern. 
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