75 cent Shari

Added Oct 24, 2007

by kallers

Lewisburg, Penns...

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Description

My Shari made for the sew-along (and my birthday). I really love the flow of this dress, it’s really fun in such a lightweight, slinky fabric. I made some modifications: I moved the zipper to the side and didn’t line the dress. I also added elastic thread to the back of the yoke (because it ended up being too big), and added a line of elastic thread at the shoulder seams, since it tended to crease near the neckline, and this way the creases look intentional One suggestion: Make sure your yoke fits snuggly!

Material Notes

Some sort of vintage flowered rayon (yard sale for 50 cents). Zipper from a thrift store purse (25 cents). orange-dot cotton yoke fabric and light interfacing from my stash.

Difficulty

Novice

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Credits

burdastyle, the sew along…

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    Feb 3, 2009, 01.55 PMby rennyjay

    wow!!!!!!!! this is beautiful,i need to make one for myself

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    Apr 3, 2008, 09.21 AMby reneebeth

    Lovely! I can’t wait for the yardsales to start!

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    Jan 15, 2008, 04.58 AMby lybu

    I like it too, nice fabric. Thank you for the tips !!!

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    Oct 26, 2007, 10.36 AMby pinkhibiscus

    Thanks for the tips again, Kallers!

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    Oct 25, 2007, 03.51 PMby jellybeanlupin

    Yup this dress is lovely. Your fabrics look great together. A perfect dress for a birthday party too. Hope it was a happy one.

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    Oct 25, 2007, 10.09 AMby elainemay

    wonderful— love the fabric— it’s perfect for this dress.

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    Oct 25, 2007, 01.59 AMby nikkishell

    Fabulous! 75c huh? You should be taking the Wardrobe Refashion pledge if you aren’t already :)

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    Oct 24, 2007, 10.20 PMby jellybean

    That looks great and thanks for the tips about fitting the Shari.
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    Oct 24, 2007, 09.49 PMby amarie

    Oh so nice.

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    Oct 24, 2007, 05.37 PMby kasia26

    Beautiful creation and the colors are very well matched.

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    Oct 24, 2007, 04.23 PMby kallers

    My recommendation would be to cut the size according to the size chart, but resize the yoke if necessary. Since the dress is very flowing, attaching the top and skirt to a smaller sized yoke could be done with a bit of easing, and would look fine.

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    Oct 24, 2007, 04.13 PMby pinkhibiscus

    wow…I like the colors…:) So the original pattern didn’t fit well? Would you recommend cutting a size smaller?

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    Oct 24, 2007, 03.52 PMby fashion1

    beautiful! and great fabric choice!

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