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sarah.g.vollmer
« on: July 25, 2013 09:30:03 PM »

I can't believe this dress only took me a day and a half! I found this fabric at a thrift shop and made a hybrid pattern from Simplicity 1873 and 1609... I redrew the scalloped collar from 1609 and used the bodice from 1873. I didn't have enough fabric for the skirt so I just made a simple pleated skirt from a long rectangle of the fabric.

I thought the colors on this fabric were pretty cool  Grin



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« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2013 09:40:55 PM »

I like the colors too.  You did a nice job and the dress flatters you.  GOOD JOB!  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2013 12:06:47 AM »

 Smiley wow I love the colours Cheesy

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« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2013 05:00:24 AM »

so cute!  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2013 05:57:44 AM »

I love that you cobbled together different patterns and added your own personal touches!  It really is a great reason to sew your own clothes, right?

You look wonderful in it...the skirt is so nicely done...good job...wonderful for the summer into fall as well!
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« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2013 11:23:43 AM »

Great job!  The dress looks fantastic, and the fabric is lovely.  I like how you have vertical & horizontal stripes.
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« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2013 03:11:28 PM »

Very sweet dress.
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Thank you so much! Grin Grin  Grin Grin
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« Reply #8 on: July 29, 2013 07:53:18 PM »

I'm not a big fan of stripes for myself but girl, you look fab in this!  The colours and style suit you perfectly!  Grin
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