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« on: July 28, 2016, 08:18:54 AM »

I saw this dress

http://www.modemuseumhasselt.be/#/fotos/id/4733


And then saw this fabric. My only hesitation is that "tapestry's" from India are very coarsely woven. Though with washing have gotten softer. The thread count is 60 x 60.   

http://www.ebay.com/itm/262460097060?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

Any opinions?
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« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2016, 09:42:42 AM »

I'd be tempted!
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« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2016, 01:13:43 PM »

I, too, would be sorely tempted!
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« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2016, 01:57:53 PM »

Put me also in the Tempted column, depending on the size of the motif.
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« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2016, 10:28:05 AM »

I ordered it, so now we will see.   Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2016, 01:38:45 PM »

Interested to see how it turns out!
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« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2016, 02:54:29 PM »

Update:
Ordered and paid for on 7/29,
Shipped on 8/13   Undecided
Arrived at house on 8/19

It's a finer weave then expected, Ie not India "tapestry" weight. A definite semi sheer, that smells like everything that comes from India.  Roll Eyes   A brief look at the printing and there is a 2 ft section with flaws, so glad I got the 10 yards. So far -good. Am tempted to purchase another print with a 'best offer" choice.  Wink

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« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2016, 07:18:25 PM »

Check the color fastness before prewashing or making.
Remind me to show you my green dress some time.

That said, I would do a similar weight and print in a heartbeat. Which, you know in my case is uber fast. 😉
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« Reply #8 on: August 20, 2016, 02:49:29 PM »

Check the color fastness before prewashing or making.
Remind me to show you my green dress some time.

That said, I would do a similar weight and print in a heartbeat. Which, you know in my case is uber fast. 😉

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I'm happy to report it washed and dried just fine. Smells better too.  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2016, 08:36:18 PM »

OOH. These are great prints, especially with the amount of white space. I'm really tempted for Regency, too, although I sure don't need 10 yards for that!
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« Reply #10 on: August 22, 2016, 11:51:54 AM »

10 yards would be a lot for Regency. There are a lot of 5 yds choices though. 2.5 yd also.
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