What to do with that sari fabric?

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I bought the sari fabric with the plan of making it into a beach cover up.  But the reality of that idea was more horrible than I thought.  It came off looking more like a slutty negligée which is not the look I was going for on a public beach.  And I really don’t have the body for that kind of look any way.  (Not that I am fat shaming myself.  I believe beauty comes in all sizes.  One just needs to accentuate ones assets and down play the flaws.  We all have them…even supermodels. The sari beach cover up did the opposite!)

But the fabric is too pretty to let go to waste.  So the next plan is some sort of Edwardian evening gown.  My costuming bud Lottie, has pinned a picture on Pinterest that might have elements that work.

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The sleeves would use up fabric and make it shorter but I have seen dresses with the fancy bead work ending higher up.  Like this dress for example.

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Anyone know where you can get a pattern for this?  Anyone know where I can find the time to actually make this?

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2 thoughts on “What to do with that sari fabric?

  1. Dorothy Simon says:

    Could you put the cover on the dress form for us to see?? Can only imagine! 😃

    I really like that Edwardian idea! That’s another of my favorite periods where everything was still so elegant. Keep us updated!

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