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Chevron Work Dress

Added Nov 7, 2011

by daughterfish

Brooklyn, New Yo...

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Description

I made this dress for a friend, who’s a school teacher and mom to two little girls. She needed something that can take some wear-and-tear, so we chose a medium-weight striped denim. I made it using a vintage pattern, but altered it to cut the pieces on the bias and make the chevron shape. Since it’s on the bias, I didn’t need to insert a zipper.

I also tried bound button holes for the first time! I used Gertie’s technique, which is super easy. I really dig the button holes.

Also bloged here

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Nov 10, 2011, 10.40 PMby nouvellegamine

    love the fabric and diamond shaped straps.

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    Nov 9, 2011, 10.39 PMby daughterfish

    Thanks! Yeah, I’m a sucker for the chevron:)

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    Nov 7, 2011, 07.38 PMby nookie

    love the flap opening. the chevron stripe really makes this dress

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