Blue ombre-like maxi dress

Added Jun 19, 2012

by ariation

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This is a maxi dress I made using some lovely cotton fabric obtained from fabricmart.com. It’s a Marc Jacobs ombre-like fabric of lovely quality and at a great price. I was quite suprised when I got the fabric thinking the pattern repeat would be wider. The pattern however prepeated every 15 inches, so I had to be a little inovative. I cut out panels of the pattern gathered them to the tops and attached them in three layers. I made the bodice using the contour bust dress free pattern. It’s a great and simple pattern……..I only needed to tweak it slightly for my smaller bust.

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Intermediate

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Women
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Dress

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    Jun 20, 2012, 08.50 AMby Mary Athey

    this is gorgeous and the fabrics a fab choice, well done x

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      Jun 20, 2012, 01.53 PMby ariation

      Thanks a bunch!

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    Jun 19, 2012, 11.27 PMby ariation

    Thanks very much!

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    Jun 19, 2012, 11.13 PMby zoeope

    just lovely. i love the fabric and style.

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