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liliv-1
« on: June 23, 2013 07:39:11 AM »

I made this last summer, its a very simple dress but one of my favorite garments ever made.  The fabric is a medium weight taffeta which holds very nicely the shape of the pleats.






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« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2013 07:57:35 AM »

It's a beautiful dress (as always)!
I love the neckline and the pleats and the colour looks great on you too.
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« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2013 08:36:26 AM »

Gorgeous! It's things like this that make me wish I wore dresses....
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« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2013 10:04:45 AM »

Gorgeous! It's things like this that make me wish I wore dresses....
Thank you very much! Why don't you wear dresses?
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« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2013 10:05:27 AM »

Thanks a lot BeaG!
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« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2013 11:02:35 AM »

Lovely colour and shape. Did you draft this yourself or make it from a pattern? I've been looking for a dress pattern like this!
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« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2013 01:09:42 PM »

Thanks!! The bodice is model 101 from burda 02/2011. The skirt is model 107 from burda 11/2007.
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« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2013 07:16:40 PM »

Gorgeous! It's things like this that make me wish I wore dresses....
Thank you very much! Why don't you wear dresses?

I just can't pull off looking stunning like some people, lol. I feel awkward, which makes me act awkward. But I do very much love this dress. You did such a great job, and the color is perfect!
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« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2013 03:03:17 AM »

That color is super flattering on you - and I love your smile!
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« Reply #9 on: June 26, 2013 01:40:34 PM »

Thanks a lot Helcura!
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