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Added Mar 11, 2013

by kisses

Kingston, Jamaica




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This is a basic dress that is made from leftover fabrics that does not have any darts. This is a technique that is called “flat pattern cutting” Sometimes it does not give a proper fit but I think I achieved it in this dress. This technique is better suited for knits or fabrics with stretch.

The dress has round neckline with extended shoulders, invisible zip at back. The top is of a snake skin fabric and the skirt is plain with a slight A line shape.

This is a perfect use of leftover fabrics. What do you think?

Material Notes

1/2 yd snakeprint
1 yd linen




Garment Type

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    Mar 11, 2013, 12.53 PMby tilshmil

    This dress looks amazing on you! What a great way to use your left over fabrics. Well done! ~Tillie

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      Mar 13, 2013, 01.48 PMby kisses

      Thanks tilshmil, it is indeed a great way to use up fabrics

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    Mar 11, 2013, 06.59 AMby Mary Athey

    Its lovely. I had the same fabric.and.i made a dress and a top with the leftovers. Its a great dress on you x

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      Mar 13, 2013, 01.49 PMby kisses

      Thanks Mary….I intend to use up my leftovers to make other projects

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