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The '20 dresses project' - number #2 / Le 'projet 20 robes' - numéro #2

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Hi everybody!
Today I'm showing you dress #2 - it's part of my '20 dresses project' challenge. You may or may not know about it: I'm challenging myself to make 20 dresses out of the same pattern in 2017! The sewing is going well - I have many more versions to show you - but I'm behind with the photo shoots (it's too cold outside and I don't have enough light for indoor shots).
Dress #2 is made from a wonderful silk brocade by designer Suno (bought at EOS); it's a rich and complex print that has to be appreciated in person (mostly silk with some poly).

I pushed the enveloppe a little bit with my fabric choice; it's not really what the pattern calls for (fluid rayons and silks, soft cottons). Linda at EOS also listed this fabric as good for structured dresses, coats, etc., but after tracking down some images of what kind of garments the designer made with this fabric I knew I could make it work for a fit and flare dress.


I deci…

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