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A Very Interesting Use of Quilting
A Quilted Designer Dress
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Date: 10/18/12 10:56 PM

I came across this dress tonight while browsing for inspiration. This is such a unique use of quilting in a garment.



I tried to insert the image, but if that didn't work here is the link.

The quilting looks a bit "poofy", which makes me wonder what is between the fashion fabric and the lining. At almost $1200 I won't be ordering one to find out though, lol.

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Date: 10/19/12 0:29 AM

looks like matelasse on this little monitor
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Date: 10/19/12 8:07 AM

Adorable and chic; wow what a price tag!!! Makes you realize why we sew!!

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Date: 10/19/12 11:04 AM

That's a really cool idea for making a simple little dress much more interesting. I'll definitely have to file that away for sometime when I have more time (I'm thinking sometime around 2035).
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Date: 10/19/12 12:22 PM

Quote: talesofawannabe
The quilting looks a bit "poofy", which makes me wonder what is between the fashion fabric and the lining. At almost $1200 I won't be ordering one to find out though, lol.

It looks like a high loft batting, which will poof more in the areas which are less densely quilted.

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Date: 10/20/12 11:31 PM

My favorite quilted piece I have seen this season is a leather skirt by Chloe. Can see on net a porter.
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Date: 10/20/12 11:50 PM

Trapunto, perhaps?

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Date: 10/21/12 1:54 AM

Let's see if I can embed some images


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Date: 10/21/12 4:27 PM

Thanks for putting the pics on here! I tried and could not get it to work no matter what I did.

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