Thursday, June 24, 2010

The Dress

Nothing fancy, just my very first attempt at sewing up a pattern.  I forgot to put on the brown satin sash before taking the photos, but no doubt you'll be seeing this dress again.  Una likes it!





14 comments:

  1. As Fanny Price would say: 'Oh, this is beautiful indeed!' I wish I could sew something like that! Thank you for posting... I have been very interested to see it since you started talking about it.

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  2. oh my, quite lovely. with buttons too!!!

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  3. I've been waiting to see the dress. It's wonderful! I'd never wear anything less than dashing, if I could sew. Alas...

    Hello Max!

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  4. It's beautiful! how is it possible that this is your first attempt at sewing a dress??? You did such a great job.

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  5. it is sooo beautiful, and it looks pretty simple to make too...my daughter would LOVE one of those! what pattern did you use, if you don't mind me asking?

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  6. Cathy, it IS easy! It is the Regency Girl's Dress from Sense & Sensibility Patterns. On my right-hand sidebar below my archive you will find the link under "Crafty-ness"

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  7. What an accomplishment!! How beautiful and feminine!

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  8. Exquisite!!! And the dress is very, very lovely, too! What an accomplishment...

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  9. breathtakingly beautiful....
    your girl.
    your sewing.
    your pictures.
    the farm....
    God is smiling on you, dear nadja!
    have a blessed weekend!
    xo.

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  10. I LOVE IT!! So beautiful! Your first attempt? Are you serious?? It looks fantastic! Good job on the pleats. I've only done a couple...they were pretty difficult, I thought. Thanks for sharing the pic. Makes me want to go dig up my sewing machine.

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  11. Abby and I are sitting here admiring - and with more than a little envy! Una and dress are beautiful. Abby is hoping to start hers this summer - I am not going to be able to help much. I have a feeling she will be emailing you....

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  12. Dear Nadja,
    Oh it is so beautiful I am sure Una will wear it often.
    Have you found it practical though for everyday wear?
    I am looking for ideas for Confirmation Dresses for our girls for July.
    Hwever they are a bit well... busty I am never sure this is a good look for them.
    Any opinions?
    God Bless
    Gae

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