First Summer Dress. Thanks Maryy!

Added Feb 28, 2010

by nightgoat

Modena, Italy

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Description

This is my first dress.
I love this pattern, it’s easy to make and perfect fitting… I designed new straps for a kind of ‘50s look. They can be tied around the neck or on front, creating a nice knot (I forgot to take a pic of it, I’ll add it soon).

Material Notes

Floral print cotton, invisible zipper.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Romantic, Vintage
Material
Cotton

Credits

Maryy Dress

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    Jul 3, 2010, 01.07 PMby daliashawky

    u look great

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    May 21, 2010, 02.48 PMby urbanandra

    the cut of the bust is PERFECT!! you killed it!! please share some tips, you didnt gather like the hot hot heat dress….

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      Jul 4, 2010, 08.15 PMby nightgoat

      I gatherd it by hand, sewing separately inside lining ad outside. Nothing difficult ;) You can see cups are bigger cause I added 2 cm to the pattern, I think it’s necessary for this dress if you wear more than a 32/34!
      Thanks girl!

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    Apr 25, 2010, 04.51 AMby biza

    The dress looks really cute on you! I love the fabric. (:

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    Mar 23, 2010, 12.06 AMby simo-1

    It’s so pin-up style! I love love love your variation!!!

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    Mar 18, 2010, 08.48 PMby madstitchress

    I’m glad to see a fellow “ample bosomed beauty” rocking this dress! I was sort of on the fence about it, but now I can’t wait to whip one up. So, can you tell me if “the girls” feel secure? I’m always afraid of a wardrobe malfunction in low cut numbers. Thanks! Wonderful job!

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      Jul 4, 2010, 08.08 PMby nightgoat

      The girls are secure ;) usually I wear this dress with a lace tank top or anything can match nicely under it…just not to show too much!
      Anyway I tried it on while sewing, added 2 cms to original size 42. Then I regulated the back to hold tight.
      + Inside is all lined with a heavy stretch cottong, it really helps…les jeux sont fait!
      Thank you*

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    Mar 8, 2010, 10.02 PMby roxyralyn

    by far my FAVE!!!

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    Mar 3, 2010, 11.49 PMby paunnet

    LOVE the dress and your style in this picture! _

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    Mar 2, 2010, 10.59 PMby nightgoat

    Thanks ladies :) I’m loving this site, you’re all so creative and ingenious. A great inspiration to me.

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    Mar 2, 2010, 05.33 PMby leeavent

    Hot and Sexy! Looks great on you!

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    Mar 1, 2010, 04.40 PMby chichil

    I love this dress, it’s so pretty and sexy!

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    Mar 1, 2010, 11.15 AMby zozowahine

    Looks fantastic! Really retro

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    Mar 1, 2010, 09.39 AMby susanne2011

    Very nice, it fits you very well!

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    Mar 1, 2010, 08.19 AMby lizah

    it’s so cute!!!

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    Mar 1, 2010, 05.35 AMby cquinn13

    love the strap mod!

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    Mar 1, 2010, 03.38 AMby lilybart

    Gorrrrgeous!! You look so pretty! Love it.

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    Mar 1, 2010, 02.35 AMby sew4my3

    Oh how beautiful you look! Great job!

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    Mar 1, 2010, 12.45 AMby ktinaaa

    Very nice. I love the straps and fabric!

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    Feb 28, 2010, 11.33 PMby nenasew

    So gorgeous. I think this is such a girlie sexy dress. It suits you perfectly.

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