Ultguide_webbanner_218x126

Learn How SIMPLE
Digital Patterns Really Are!

Sign Up to Receive
The Ultimate Guide to Digital Sewing Patterns eBook + a FREE Skirt Pattern!

80s Wrap Dress with Sailing Boats

Added Apr 16, 2017

by sophiestix

Frederiksberg, D...

Zsofia-200x200_thumb

Views

569

Wrap_dress_1_large

Description

I love the 80s vibe so I was so happy to find this nice little dress pattern on Burda Style!

I had this funky grey jersey with sailing boats on it, and thought to give it a try! I got a couple of compliments at my workplace and everybody was asking where I bought this dress. That is the best compliment ever! :-)

One of the modifications I made was to sew it a little bit shorter. Usually I wear it with boots, either ankle or long boots, so the shortness cheats the eye to give me longer legs! :-) I learnt this trick from Lucy Liu in the series called Elementary, she looks phenomenal on the show!
The other is the length of the sleeves, I made them 3/4.

Material Notes

Soft grey cotton jersey with sailing boats

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Bohemian, Casual, Grunge
Material
Cotton, Knits/Jersey

4 Comments Sign in to add a post

  • C__data_users_defapps_appdata_internetexplorer_temp_saved_images_untitled_large

    May 14, 2017, 09.33 PMby nrobson

    I like your work, your trousers are cool also, and this dress rocks x

  • Img_2020_large

    Apr 17, 2017, 11.11 AMby Deanna31

    The sleeves look phenomenal! You look incredible! I bought this pattern but I have’t tried it yet – there are things I love about it but there’s something I need to change and I’m trying to figure it out, although I love the changes you’ve made to it.

  • 11_large

    Apr 17, 2017, 09.50 AMby Luda Tomashevska

    Really chic look! I even like your dress more than that one in magazine)

  • Img_3596_2__large

    Apr 17, 2017, 08.10 AMby Maria Hayek

    The dress looks great! I love it!

    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post

Add to Favorites 1 person added it