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FabricKate

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YSL Mondrian dress

I have always loved this iconic dress, from Yve St Laurent's 1965 collection. He based that collection on the paintings of modern Dutch artist Piet Mondrian. He owned a Mondrian which was displayed...


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Re: YSL Mondrian dress

Wow - a message from Claire Shaeffer - that means so much to me (I have made a couple of your jackets in the past). Many thanks!

Re: YSL Mondrian dress

Hi Mignsew. The dress is seamed, not appliqued.

Actually it was quite easy to make up. I drew straight chalk lines 2cm apart on 5cm wide torn strips (along the grain) of dark navy linen, and joined them to the colour blocks, on to which I put a seam allowance.

The back zip is placed slightly off CB in order to run between a navy stripe and the white and is stitched in two different colours so it nearly invisible.

Hope this helps!