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Astica
« on: April 10, 2009 07:50:35 AM »

I was wondering where I might be able to get fabric like this watercolour print (that overlaps the opaque silk layer in the dress below).
The fabric doesnt need to be indentical, but it you know of any sites with fabrics that are similar and could be used for the same purpose - please let me know! Cheesy

http://www1.macys.com/catalog/product/index.ognc?ID=373728&CategoryID=22122

Thank-you!
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BT
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2009 01:04:14 PM »

The fabric looks like it was hand dyed.
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amazing_784
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2009 02:22:17 PM »

You might try looking for Batik fabrics, they tend to have the free-form dye look to them.  Also, some of them are hand-dyed as well, so it might be close to what you want.  I would show you links, but there are tons and I don't know what type of fabric you are specifically looking for.
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amazing_784
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2009 02:23:40 PM »

I did find this particular page though... http://www.fabric.com/quilting-fabric-batik-fabric-artisan-batiks-patina-handpaints-rainbow-batik.aspx
That's a good example.
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Astica
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2009 08:27:53 AM »

Thanks for the help!  Cheesy
I'm thinking that I might go a different route for making my dress, but I really appreciate knowing what's out there Smiley
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