Newsletter-photo

Top 50 Blogs
for Fashion Sewers

Subscribe to our FREE email newsletter and get the Top 50 Best Bloggers for Sewing Enthusiasts.

Elsa Gone Wild

Added Jul 16, 2012

by corinaladue

San Ramon, Calif...

Dress0_thumb

Views

2135

L2_large

Description

I have been in love with the Elsa pattern for a long time now but was waiting for just the right fabric. I didn’t know what I wanted but I figured I’d know it when I saw it. When I came across this fabric buried under mountains of other fabric I’ve collected over the years I realized that a classic print like leopard would be the perfect mate for this pattern.

I didn’t modify it much. I dropped the neckline about 1.5 inches, used black lace for the belt, no buckle and finished the sleeves with bias tape to add a little contrast. Great simple pattern with a flattering shape. Love it!

http://reverseclothing.blogspot.com/

Material Notes

cotton blend with a very slight stretch, lace, bias tape, zipper, hook and eye

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Vintage
Material
Cotton, Blends

6 Comments Sign in to add a post

  • 37e1cb0668f5cd782c1c3df78e2bc63db326c6e0_large

    Jul 21, 2012, 09.25 AMby sophienissirios

    Beautiful dress :-)

    1 Reply
    • Dress0_large

      Jul 21, 2012, 03.31 PMby corinaladue

      Thank you Sophie!

  • Avatar_large

    Jul 17, 2012, 11.26 AMby irmchen

    Your Elsa is so superbly beautiful! I feel flattered that you picked up my design! :-*

    1 Reply
    • Dress0_large

      Jul 18, 2012, 11.14 PMby corinaladue

      Thank you for posting it! I’m thinking of making another one….

  • C9c58f92ed60d1987d1a711106e37cb70262f08a_large

    Jul 17, 2012, 08.30 AMby anajan

    I like this variation of Elsa very much :)

    1 Reply
  • Brooklyn_march_2_large

    Jul 16, 2012, 11.21 PMby RuellaDesigns

    love it!

    1 Reply
  • Dsc00015_large

    Jul 16, 2012, 09.05 PMby pamchar

    Love the belt!

    1 Reply
    • Dress0_large

      Jul 18, 2012, 11.16 PMby corinaladue

      Thanks! I almost went with a solid black but I thought this would be more interesting.

  • Sc20140213-172446-1_large

    Jul 16, 2012, 06.39 PMby Mary Athey

    Gorgeous dress x

    1 Reply
    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post

Add to Favorites 7 people added it

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/elsa-gone-wild?image=281937