Fake Suspenders Dress

Added Sep 12, 2012

by tiffa34

Gold Coast, Aust...

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Description

Yet another dress made using the excellent contour bust pattern. I came across a dress online that had similar contrasting straps reaching the waist, and couldn’t resist making my own! I considered making them removable with buttons at the waist but decided against it as I could picture the straps constantly falling down and driving me nuts!

Also after a finished it I decided that the straps kind of look like suspenders, which I quite like the look of. I’m excited to wear this as the weather gets warmer over here in Australia.

Material Notes

Red and black cotton fabric

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Other
Material
Cotton

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    Sep 24, 2012, 02.25 AMby sadafmurad

    love it! which contour bust pattern did you use?

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    Sep 22, 2012, 11.36 PMby Lindsay Whitehead

    I love the dress and straps. Perhaps you could get some buckle/fasteners to make the suspender look complete. Even if they are permanent like you have made them. I reckon it would make the end more interesting.

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    Sep 22, 2012, 09.36 PMby fashionfreek

    Loving the colour. The dress looks fab on you:-D

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    Sep 13, 2012, 08.07 PMby Chynx

    This dress is awesome…really what a work you did with fake suspenders…superb :-)

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    Sep 13, 2012, 01.39 PMby wendymichelle1015

    Oh my goodness, so chic and so clever. Love it!

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    Sep 13, 2012, 08.55 AMby krice

    Gorgeous dress, you look stunning!

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    Sep 13, 2012, 05.41 AMby meggiemoo

    What a beautiful dress! I have a feeling I may need to have a go at using this pattern, there’s so many great versions around… and I love your ‘suspenders’ too, that’s such a great idea! Is your skirt a half-circle skirt?

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      Sep 13, 2012, 10.42 AMby tiffa34

      Thanks! And yep, it’s a half-circle.

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    Sep 12, 2012, 09.31 PMby Mary Athey

    its a gorgeous dress on you. the contrasting straps work really well x

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