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liliv-1
« on: September 21, 2013 02:58:43 AM »

I made this last summer and it is my favorite dress I have ever made. I used the dress pattern 125 from november burda 2007, this pattern is just perfect: it has adorable little sleeves with gussets, and a very flattering neckline with pleats at the arms, so feminine and retro!! The pattern called for a petticoat but I didnt add it because I wanted to reduce the vintage look. I used a stretch satin with a snake texture (it isnt visible at the photos but it is very pretty).





















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« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2013 03:48:13 AM »

It's a gorgeous dress, liliv!
And it looks very flattering on you.
You are an amazing seamstress.
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« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2013 05:00:45 AM »

I agree with Beag!  It is very flattering and looks comfortable...what an unusual fabric as well.

Love seeing your dresses!
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« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2013 07:42:59 AM »

No wonder that's your favourite dress, it's gorgeous!!  You're an awesome seamstress, Liliv  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2013 09:09:22 PM »

That's gorgeous and so well fitted! It must be very versatile, too.
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« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2013 06:21:49 AM »

BeaG, alwaysinmyroom and Midnight Sun thanks a lot from the amazing seamstress:-*.  Thanks very very much Clare-Dragonfly!  It would be very versatile if it wasn't satin: it is too shiny (much more than it looks at the pictures) and it can't be dressed down:(
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« Reply #6 on: September 22, 2013 12:16:39 PM »

Two words: perfect and HOT!!  Grin

Great work as always liliv! I can see why this is your favourite dress, I want one too...
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« Reply #7 on: September 22, 2013 10:33:12 PM »

I can see why it's your favorite.  You look stunning in it!  You're such an incredible seamstress!
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« Reply #8 on: September 23, 2013 10:06:13 AM »

Wendiek you have every time something sweet to say!! Helcura you too! Thank you very much both! I'm very glad to hear copliments about my sewing because I am a sewing maniac!
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