Friday, February 11, 2011

Heart of Ice Dress

I did a "hold" yesterday on the progress of the suit jacket of January and I decided to dress quickly to follow the path of Sew Weekly this week.

I had completely forgotten how much fun it is to work on a commercial pattern, this dress is made from a Burda magazine November 1994, I have in my stash a collection of Burda magazines from time immemorial, always collects this since I was a teenager, love patterns of this magazine, are one hundred percent reliable and fit perfectly to my body.


A few hours yesterday afternoon were enough to copy the patterns, cut fabric and assemble the dress for a test, there was nothing to rectify except cut the hem of the skirt an inch and the decision to opt for short sleeves in place long sleeve  that offers the original dress.
While I was sewing the dress I noticed the beautiful color of the fabric, it's a beautiful blue that reminded me of the ice, the fabric is a beautiful dream to sew, easy to handle and easy to iron, could you ask for? ?
At first I was going around to the way the pattern has a few strips of fabric in contrasting colors for the neck, sleeves and hem of the union of the pieces on the bias of the hips, I thought they cut a curtain beige color fabric left over from a jacket years ago.
At some point I remembered I was in a box in my sewing corner of a strip of trimmings on organdy embroidered with hearts, so I searched frantically and luck smiled when I realized that the colors were perfectly matched to the fabric.
      So this dress is called "Heart of Ice. "


From there everything else was fun .....

I made this crochet shawl about ten years ago, I think this dress is perfect to wear it. If anyone wants the pattern crochet shawl just ask ...

My favorite photographer is becoming more artistic photos, he was really inspired today, so just enjoy the pictures ...




Beautiful sunset on this side of the Atlantic Ocean ....



15 comments:

  1. This is so beautiful Rosy! I love the hearts, trim, gloves & your photos!! I got your link to this dress & I entered you in my Fashion Friday Runway! I was still on the computer correcting my mistakes on the post so your in for this week!!
    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  2. Beautiful - the dress, the photos. You look just like a model in a magazine. You certainly put that dress together quickly!

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  3. I love the lace hearts on the neckline! Perfect for Valentine's day.

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  4. The dress is very beautiful! The cut is perfect for the retro look.
    Compliments to the favorite photographers, he did a good job. In these photos you get fancy vacation, sun and sea;-).

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  5. The detailing is adorable and I love your brooch and gloves! Gorgeous photos ad sunset too.

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  6. Gosh! Everything is so lovely - right down to the breeze! (and the shawl and gloves are perfect ice accessories to the hearts)
    Happy Valentines Day, Rosy!

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  7. SO BEAUTIFUL! I absolutely LOVE the fabric (what kind is it)? The embroidered hearts work perfectly with the dress! I lOVE, LOVE, LOVE the photos...the breeze is fantastic and the location is so picturesque!

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  8. Wow, Rosy... qué románticas las fotos ¡estás guapísima! :DDDD

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  9. Beautiful dress and it fits you perfectly. I love the heart trim around the neck.

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  10. What a beautiful dress. The color is gorgeous and the trim is perfect for it. It looks like you had fun posing at your photography session.

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  11. Such a beautiful and romantic dress, I love it! You MUST make a post showing us your old Burda magazines so that we can decease with envy^^

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  12. Your dress is so beautiful, you look gorgeous in it. I love the color..Thanks for stopping by my blog

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  13. Absolutely beautiful...the dress...the pictures and what a gorgeous view.

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  14. Rosy Rosy! So lovely! - you, the dress and the photos!

    Heart of Ice - perfect name for the dress. But you have a Heart of Gold.

    Have a wonderful Valentine's Day!
    Susan

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  15. Lovely dress, Rosy. And the heart trim is perfect. The backdrop of your photo session is amazing. Beautiful pictures.

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