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Black and white chevron dress (Simplicity 1803)

Added Mar 5, 2014

by bernieandi

Sydney, Australia






I love black and white together! I added a chevron to the center front seam (sorry but that’s the only place I bothered with matching the stripes).

I used Simplicity 1803 I did make a few changes to the pattern…

The fit is a little looser than i’d like, but I do enjoy how this dress makes me feel ladylike!

More project images and details on my blog!

Material Notes

Plain weave poly/cotton stripe material (from lincraft at about $5 per meter it was half price), Invisible zip, Gtermann polyester thread, Iron on interfacing (for facings)




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    Mar 7, 2014, 03.24 PMby MegH

    Super cute!

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    Mar 6, 2014, 09.41 PMby abiewan

    fabulous job!!! you lined the lines just right! awesome JOB!!

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    Mar 6, 2014, 02.52 AMby kisses

    Great dress and you match the stripes up perfectly

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    Mar 6, 2014, 02.20 AMby nrobson

    gorgeous, like the directions of the stripes

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    Mar 6, 2014, 01.23 AMby rshelly13

    I have been wanting to do a chevron dress. Looks great!

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    Mar 5, 2014, 08.41 PMby nookie

    gotta love a chevron dress. you look great in it.

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    Mar 5, 2014, 08.40 PMby kelerabeus

    Oh, I love all of your dresses! You work so well with these bold graphic prints.

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    Mar 5, 2014, 03.02 PMby Mary Athey

    I love the way you have handled these stripes . Fab dress x

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    Mar 5, 2014, 02.04 PMby Jelena Mitic

    Lovely! :)

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    Mar 5, 2014, 11.06 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Very nice and chic dress! Love the way you have sewn it! :)

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