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Topic: Help making dress from sheer Matthen williamon fabric  (Read 1577 times)
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« on: March 03, 2009 10:47:26 AM »

I have been literally hiperventilating for the past half hour, theres a women who livess at the end of my street who offered to let me have a look through her fabric stash because she feels bad not using any of it. Very exciting at the best of times, but i found out that she knows this place where you can get the cut offs of designer fabrics from the collections, one day a yeah on discount. Anyway, along with alot of other beautiful quility fabric she gave me 3 meters of matthew williamson spring 2007 fabric... pure silk... beautiful print... i have never been so thankfull in my life, i cant belive she would give that away!



Anyway, now that i have the fabric i'm thinking this dress from the collection, the other in this fabric is too floaty and swishy for my taste but i think this is adorable!




So so cute! Any ideas on where to start? I'd say i was an intermediate level sewer so i might be able to (end up) makingmy own pattern for at least the top part if i cant find anything.
The fabric is really see through, i think i'll have to put another layer under it for it to be decent.

Any advice is appriciated!
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« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2009 12:48:39 PM »

holy cow, you lucky woman. I think you should try and make that dress. It is so cute.
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« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2009 02:47:21 PM »

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Amazing!

The dress looks pretty easy, I wonder if it'd be possible to find an existing top similar to that (a grandad-collar blouse maybe?) and just add the tube of fabric to the bottom?
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« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2009 07:46:47 PM »

where is this place!?!? i would die of happieness
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