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Date: 2/6/12 9:38 AM

I fell in love with a Herrera Spring 2012 dress that I would like to emulate, even if I can't do the exact same thing. I am looking for suggestions on a commercial pattern that would be similar in to the link below: (on this link, you should see a knee length, v-neck dress with a red bird print, dress #22 in the collection).

I am looking for something with a similar cut to build on. Thanks!

http://www.elle.com/Runway/Ready-to-Wear/Spring-2012-RTW/CAROLINA-HERRERA/CAROLINA-HERRERA#mode=base;slide=21;
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Date: 2/6/12 10:44 AM

Just adding the photo.

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Date: 2/7/12 2:13 PM

Cute! I would start with looking at New Look and Vogue Very Easy dresses; I suspect you can quickly find a similar silhouette. Looking at the pic, I wonder whether the center front seam means that each half is cut on the bias - it's hard to tell with the print.

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