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Bow tie blue orange dress

Added Oct 2, 2009

by verypurplepe...

Tokyo, Japan

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Description

The fabric is actually not real batik because the pattern is printed, but it’s cotton and very comfortable. As the pattern of the fabric is rich enough, I made it into a simple dress and finished the neckline and armholes with binding strips. When turned around, the dress has a pair of ties in the back, tied into a bow tie.

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Material Notes

cotton

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Material
Cotton

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    Mar 19, 2010, 10.01 PMby claraverde

    It’s adorable. I especially love the bow in the back and the front neck line…

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    Dec 22, 2009, 09.40 PMby nojallakuutamo

    Blue tights FTW!

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    Oct 22, 2009, 11.03 PMby buzzybee

    Beautiful! Love the neck detail and how you styled it with the blue tights!

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    Oct 12, 2009, 03.21 PMby mischi

    Gorgeous dress and beautifully styled!! I’d love if you could post a pattern/how to!!

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    Oct 5, 2009, 05.30 PMby lillasyrran

    Fantastic fabric and a great design of the dress!

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    Oct 5, 2009, 02.05 AMby lala86

    I adore the fabric, what you did with it and the overall look! great job!

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    Oct 4, 2009, 07.20 AMby flyaways

    I love the fabric the fit and the cute peep in the back!

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    Oct 3, 2009, 08.42 AMby amibambini

    So cute. You certainly have an eye for amazing fabrics!

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    Oct 2, 2009, 10.04 PMby nenasew

    Gorgeous bow in the back. Love the fabric as well.

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    Oct 2, 2009, 04.18 PMby galatina

    Love it!

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    Oct 2, 2009, 01.10 PMby Lee Avant

    Super. I want one! Did you make the pattern yourself?

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      Oct 2, 2009, 01.18 PMby verypurpleperson

      Thank you!
      Yes I made the pattern myself. It’s pretty basic, just a slight A-line dress with bust darts. If you want to make it, you can use a simple dress pattern and change the back zipper into ties like this .

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    Oct 2, 2009, 12.08 PMby stefanisarah

    oh! love love love.

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    Oct 2, 2009, 10.20 AMby capraia

    This is very sweet also, -love the matching stockings!

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    Oct 2, 2009, 10.06 AMby janul

    Wow, I want this! And those tights too :)

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    Oct 2, 2009, 09.44 AMby mprevitali

    It’s an happy dress! Lovely

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    Oct 2, 2009, 07.47 AMby crasson

    soooo nice ! I love it

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    Oct 2, 2009, 07.12 AMby gillthecat

    i loooove it and your tights too

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    Oct 2, 2009, 06.34 AMby citycat

    very,very,very beautyful!

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