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Monday, 11 July 2011

Duvet at the Races

As you know, TED enjoyed a day out at Newmarket Races last week, where I had the opportunity to wear my Duvet Dress.  I made it with one side of a double duvet from a leading UK discount store, coupled with a Vogue Repro pattern from 1953 (which was a free special offer from a daily newspaper).  Will definitely make this again!  It's flattering to wear and is very easy to stitch up.  I like the front pleat instead of darts.  The crossover front also gives room to manoevre.


2 comments:

  1. Your dress is beautiful, and I would never have guessed that the fabric started off life as a duvet, it looks very expensive.

    I'm sorry you're missing Ted, he is a wonderful companion, but I've no doubt William will soon settle in and be every bit as cheeky and fun as Ted. Please let us see William soon.

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  2. LOVE it! I've still to get one of the free patterns from the newspaper! But I love that you made this one from a duvet...it looks fabulous!

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