Birthday Sweetheart Dress

Added Nov 22, 2013

by cequimby

Bloomington, Uni...

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Description

This dress is a reminder for me of why sewing is so awesome. My body ratios are not ready-to-wear friendly (small bust and waist, hips to be reckoned with), and I’ve never been able to wear sheath dresses as a result. I made this dress for my birthday, I customized the fit, and I feel amazing in it. I also adjusted the position of the straps after reading Kathy’s review here. I also added side panels to the skirt. More on my blog!

Material Notes

stretch cotton sateen

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Nov 30, 2013, 01.48 AMby mrsoneill

    I love the print and the lovely hourglass contrast panels are so very flattering! You made it fit perfectly

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    Nov 25, 2013, 10.06 AMby madyb

    I love this!And it looks realy good on you!

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    Nov 25, 2013, 01.23 AMby Manic Pop

    This is fantastic! Huge fan of contrasting fabrics. Nice job!

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    Nov 24, 2013, 01.25 PMby yenny lee

    Lovely

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    Nov 23, 2013, 06.42 PMby Laurel CJ

    The fit is really flattering and I love the print you used, looks great!

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    Nov 23, 2013, 05.12 AMby nadia r

    luurrrrrve this – awesome fit and the contrast panel thingees x

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    Nov 23, 2013, 01.08 AMby barmaglot

    I love the combination of fabric. It’s a flattering and elegant dress. looks lovely on you!

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    Nov 22, 2013, 05.49 PMby liliv-1

    It looks fantastic on you, the fit is perfect!

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    Nov 22, 2013, 04.10 PMby Mary Athey

    This is simply gorgeous, i have this on my to do list but for next year as its freezing here now lol. I have the same problem with clothes only the opposite to you. I’m apple shaped, broad shoulders good boobs but slim hips and legs. If a dress fitted my top half it would be baggy on my bottom half and i could never buy suits only seperates. Sewing has given me the wardrobe i always wanted and sure thats what us girls want lol x

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    Nov 22, 2013, 01.53 PMby schnui

    I love your version of this very lovely dress. The 2 contrasting fabrics looks great together.

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