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Eggplant Dress

Donna Karan Vogue Pattern.
Shoulder detail
Collar detail
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Donna Karan Vogue Pattern.

Donna Karan Vogue Pattern.

This was the first dress I actually made a muslin prior to cutting the fashion fabric. This sold me on making muslins. It enables you to check fit and gives you the opportunity for a trial run with tricky techniques. Even with the fashion fabric, I carefully hand-basted the collar and shoulder before stitching on the machine.

Comments (10)

billblair10 billblair10 writes: This is very nice.
Posted: 6:03 am on April 6th

SewCarol SewCarol writes: Beautiful job on a complicated pattern. I made this when the pattern first came out and wish I had done a muslin first!
Posted: 10:06 pm on August 13th

Jane63 Jane63 writes: beautiful, dress, beautifully presented. I have plans to make this one day but possibly with an a-line skirt as I am very tall, never wear heels and don't wear straight skirts as I am already tall and straight. Keep on making gorgeous clothes.

Posted: 1:15 am on April 17th

SewingSteph SewingSteph writes: Really lovely!
Posted: 9:08 am on April 16th

frenchwoman frenchwoman writes: Vogue pattern ? is'nt it ?
I wanted to sew it but it was really to hard for me. Great work!
Posted: 9:49 pm on April 11th

Erica_M Erica_M writes: Love it all! Good work!
Posted: 6:42 pm on March 19th

eMMb eMMb writes: Great dress. Love the color!
Posted: 6:05 pm on March 7th

Mahogany_Stylist Mahogany_Stylist writes: Nice dress. Congratulations!
Posted: 7:08 pm on March 5th

LuvThreadsMagazine LuvThreadsMagazine writes: You just won the "It's so hot I'd wear it, and I'm a guy" award!

Posted: 5:36 pm on February 23rd

HappyGenny HappyGenny writes: BEAUTIFUL! Thank you so much for sharing. IF I may ask, what is the fabric, please? It's drop dead gorgeous too! :)

Posted: 12:46 am on February 23rd

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