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« on: April 03, 2012 03:35:31 PM »

 This dress is made from a bamboo knit.  It is sooo soft; just feel how soft it is!  Oh wait... you can't  Cheesy

It was pretty quick to make.  Next time I will make a fuller skirt. I am hoping to (re)acquire a dress form, which will make the bust/top half much easier!

I highly recommend bamboo knit! It is so comfy, seems breathable, washes well and... did I mention, it is sooo soft!

So, here it is:


(note to self, next time wear with the Bridget Jones style undies, lol)
Anyway, I still need to hem it, but I wore it today and my beloved was able to snap a few pictures despite the icky weather...


Next time, I will also make the straps wider.  I was aiming for wider... but... yeah.


Crazy face/no-neck.  Oh well. I like the back... Simple, but flattering  Smiley

So... happy sewing!  Anyone else had some fun with bamboo?

ps. Anyone from Albuquerque? Send me a message, if you have a few minutes! I am thinking of moving that way and would love to hear your thoughts.
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« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2012 04:02:42 PM »

I LOVE bamboo knit! I discovered some bamboo jersey that looks a lot like yours in a store in Toronto, and I've wanted to use nothing but since.
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« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2012 04:59:06 PM »

I am with you on that.  It is so luxurious! I am slowly working at making my whole non-work wardrobe out of the stuff  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2012 05:37:39 PM »

great dress! Will have to start looking for that at the store.
very nicely done
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« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2012 08:14:57 PM »

That color is gorgeous on you!! The fabric looks soft and flows well - you look fantastic!
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It looks great on you! Great job!
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« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2012 09:30:38 AM »

 Cheesy Thanks all! I anticipate getting a lot of use out of it this spring!
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« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2012 01:32:35 AM »

I could'nt agree more Cheesy This dress really suits you Smiley
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