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About My Dress

Pattern Used:
My own design

Fabrics Used:
Blackpool Cherry Stripe, Lappi Indigo Spot

Time To Create:
A couple of months on and off

Dress Influenced By:
Inspired by the beautiful photo by Louise Dahl-Wolfe of Mary Jane Russell wearing a 1950s Dior dress.

Additional Information:
The bottom of the dress was inspired Alice in Wonderland style.. with a hint of garlic clove! For me the fitted, boned bodice helped to balance out the billowing skirt form. Ideally I would have loved to make this in green - step it away from the US flag... :-)

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