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Classic 70s Style Wrap Dress

Added Jul 30, 2012

by sunnilj9

Cedar City, Utah...

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Description

This dress was made via a Sewalong on my blog. We used Simplicity’s 1880 and made either a faux wrap or shirt dress. This is my wrap dress version made in a 3 ply silk crepe that I purchased from Gorgeous Fabrics. I love this dress so much! It’s incredibly comfortable and very chic. I applied bias binding to the neckline instead of doing facings as the pattern would have you do, and opted to do a waistline stay as the skirt is too heavy for the bodice of this dress. For more info about the dress and the sewalong, visit my blog!

Material Notes

3 ply silk crepe, thread, zipper, petersham ribbon for waistline stay, hook and eyes

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Summer, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Silk

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    Jul 30, 2012, 03.06 PMby libra-s

    Very classy! Beautiful fabric, lovely pattern and great fitting!

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    Jul 30, 2012, 02.54 PMby Mary Athey

    lovely dress. well done xx

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