Added Jun 11, 2012
I originally made this dress to wear to a Quincenera, but I didn’t end up wearing it there so now it is just another fun summery dress in my collection! I actually made this in a couple hours the night before, using the pattern from my lace dress I made. The floral silky fabric was a 1/2 yd remnant I found at Joanns for about $3.75. The top is of yellow shantung that I had leftover, It has a light blue satin lining and deep violet satin seam binding on the inside. I used a simple 12 in black zipper on the back. I styled this with my new Black Oxford Heels that I absolutely love, I got them at Dressbarn, they were initially $39.99 but I got them on sale for only $12.99!
1/4 yd Soft Yellow Lightweight Shantung, 1/4 yd Baby Blue Satin, 1/2 yd Floral Print Silky Polyblend
What do you think of these summery styles?
Sewing & Techniques
Check out this step-by-step on sewing our wrapped and pleated mini skirt
Check out the debut of this lovely designer style pattern with angular pleats
Behind the seams with Marina von Koenig Part 1
Dreamy dresses, floral prints, and cute spring tops.
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