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Topic: Ooh-la-la... A stripey sweetheart necklined dress pour moi!  (Read 3227 times)
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« on: February 11, 2013 12:25:05 AM »

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Here is my new favourite dress. It is some sort of synthetic stretchy knit in the BEST black and white stripe I have ever come across.  The mesh is reclaimed from a sassy nighty that was not fulfilling its true potential.  I wanted to experiment with interesting neckline shapes and contours in a knit.  I am quite happy with the result, particularly the sweetheart and the back collar bit.  For some reason it makes me feel quite French... certainly the beret adds to the effect:



The back (sorry - Sepia!):


I did not get a very good full length front image.  I will go with this no-leg one  Smiley:


Thanks for looking! Happy crafting, everyone  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2013 12:42:55 AM »

So chic!
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« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2013 06:21:11 AM »

this is Stunning. I love it. You are right the stripes are amazing. thanks for the inspiration.
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« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2013 07:28:08 AM »

C'est bon!!  Tres chic  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2013 08:36:01 AM »

I love the style.
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« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2013 10:22:19 AM »

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« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2013 10:33:22 AM »

Beautiful.  I love the mesh and the back collar
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« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2013 12:30:08 PM »

This is gorgeous!  You did an absolutely marvelous job at joining the knit and the mesh--that would have made me cry!
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« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2013 12:40:52 PM »

Thanks for the kind words!  I would like to move onto something more complicated like this: http://img1.etsystatic.com/004/0/5365128/il_fullxfull.357249117_en0q.jpg <I looovvee the super-hero-meets-retro-vixen look of this top.  I have trouble sewing contours in knits, so the stripey dress was a good practice run!
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« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2013 12:44:47 PM »

Oh, super cute!  Good luck with it!
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