What do you think...

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Re: What do you think...

Postby skip » 22 Apr 2012, 15:53

Ooooh I can see you in that - beautiful. :D How exciting (not least because of the venison)... You're going to have a wicked time missus!
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Re: What do you think...

Postby ToothFairy » 22 Apr 2012, 16:05

RedRum wrote:My chef friend who's doing all the cooking is a veggie so I'm sure there will be options... :D


Best start looking for a hat then :wink:
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Re: What do you think...

Postby cloudcuckoo » 22 Apr 2012, 16:15

Lovely dress. The listing doesn't inspire me with confidence though... No feedback or comments, strange email address, odd language. I may be being over sensitive, of course.
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Re: What do you think...

Postby RedRum » 22 Apr 2012, 16:17

Ooooorrrrr.....I could make a Colette Eclaire. http://www.colettepatterns.com/shop/eclair I'd make it up a bit longer though as I'd want it below the knee.
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Re: What do you think...

Postby Noir » 22 Apr 2012, 16:23

You should so make your own! I wish I had, but listened too much to my mothers' mistrust of my abilities to do so. Think of how amazing Robyn's was though, how personal and lovely. Vogue usually has some nice vintage style wedding dress patterns too :D.
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Re: What do you think...

Postby scotrail » 22 Apr 2012, 16:39

Omg, love ot, go for it! Is it pure silk? Couldn't tell from the listing though it eas a lazy read.
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Re: What do you think...

Postby PicNic » 22 Apr 2012, 18:21

Both of those dresses are so beautiful and sound perfect for the amazing, chilled barefoot wedding you're describing. If you've got the skills to make yourself something like that I think it would be even more fab!
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Re: What do you think...

Postby doodlesmummy » 22 Apr 2012, 18:27

I love the collette pattern and love the idea of making your own - so much more personal if you can do it! Plus you know it will be a perfect fit!
How exciting! DM x
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Re: What do you think...

Postby blossom » 22 Apr 2012, 18:56

You're going to look beautiful whatever you wear RR.
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Re: What do you think...

Postby DIMDongMerrily » 22 Apr 2012, 18:58

Ooh, I like them both! The first one looks more weddingy to me, but I think if you're making the Eclair a little longer then it would probably look more weddingy that way, IYSWIM? But I think they're both lovely..

I will stop waffling and leave you with a couple of these :wed :wed

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x-posted with blossom - ditto that :)
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Re: What do you think...

Postby Spanner » 22 Apr 2012, 19:06

I think the dress looks just right for the occasion, not sure what is wrong with flower? I like it! :wed
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Re: What do you think...

Postby Tintin » 22 Apr 2012, 19:19

Oh my, I love love love the first one!
<wanders off, pondering proposing to DP just so I can get that dress>
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Re: What do you think...

Postby RedRum » 22 Apr 2012, 19:21

Hehe. I love it too, although clairee has made me a bit nervous. Would be heartbreaking for it to be some kind of scam.

I also really do like the idea of making my own...

OK, so if I were to make the colette one, what fabric should I use (as in type, not shade)? Love the look of the yellow fabric used in the images but not sure what it they have used... Their suggested fabrics are cotton, linen, silk twill, crepe or wool. I'm not into taffeta or owt like that that would be crinkly and too structured, would like something soft and floaty that drapes nicely, but not a complete arse to sew. Maybe a voile? Or a georgette? I've not much experience of sewing with either, but my experience of sewing with silk was murder so would like to avoid a repeat of that.

Also, all one colour, or contrast sash? Would go for a few shades off white anyway, an ivory or bone colour, was thinking maybe the underskirt could be in a salmony or peachy colour, but would it be nice to do the sash in the same contrast fabric or stick with the outer being all one colour?

Also, am I insane? I have No. Time.

Oh well, I do have five months...
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Re: What do you think...

Postby SparklePetal » 22 Apr 2012, 19:45

Agree with Clairee about that Etsy seller - not necessarily anything wrong, but it would give me more confidence if there were some reviews. I can see why you like the dress though!
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Re: What do you think...

Postby Pics » 22 Apr 2012, 19:48

i like the flower too!

Ooohhh - how exciting! :wed
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