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Summer Sewing Challenge - Express Yourself in Linen

Nandi’s Green Dress

Front view of the dress.

 

I made this dress from scraps of fabric in my stock. The lighter green fabric is 100% linen and the slightly darker green fabric is 50/50 cotton/linen. I had a lot of modular pieces so I sewed them together, using some quilting type methods. For the bottom, I pleated the fabric to create a ruffle. I left a slit on the right side, and the fabric is also asymmetrical because of the scrap pieces of fabric I used. This is my own pattern. I basically just made it by draping fabric onto a dress form. The belt is my own (store bought).

 

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  1. User avater
    kellyhogaboom | | #1

    I'll bet you get lots of compliments when you wear this - it is very unique. I love the colors - I am a big fan of green. A fearless dress and a creative seamstress!

  2. debs1951 | | #2

    I love this dress, it makes me feel cool looking at it, a lime Popsicle feel, fun and cool........very flattering at the shoulders

  3. JacquelineS | | #3

    Great summer color and unique design. I especially like the use of fabric that you already had to create a new use for it.
    Love the neckline and halter-type top.

  4. User avater
    ghis | | #4

    Well,there is no dout that you have great imagination and creativity including lots of talent but,I would not wear this dress,wouash!!You are such a pretty young ladie and this dress does not do anything for you,I am so sorry to tell you this but I felt you had to be told because I am sure you can come out with something so stunning to wear.Believe me when I say ,
    that I am sorry to tell you this.
    ghis

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