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The '20 dresses project' - #3 / Le 'projet 20 robes' - #3

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Hi everybody,
My '20 dresses project' is going strong - I've managed to take many pictures of a couple of dresses sewn recently. Today I'm showing you an interpretation in black and white of the dress pattern Style 1528, a pattern I've challenged myself to repeat 20 times in 2017!
For dress #3, I've digged in my fabric stash and picked a fantastic print by Oscar de la Renta. I fell in love with this print many, many years ago (it was bought at EOS) and I decided I would use it for this simple dress pattern and let the fabric do the talking - something I like to do a lot it seems... The background is actually ivory, not white, more like the bottom pictures.
Again I chose a rich print that was repeated quite symetrically, but I decided to break the pattern as much as I could to make it appear random. With the skirt made of A line panels it would have been impossible to match anyway.





The fabric is a gorgeous stretch cotton sateen with body to th…

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