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Fitted ponte sheath dress with tucks

Added Sep 24, 2013

by manjubusybee

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Ponte roma dress I made using a butterick pattern. Full details on my blog:




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    Sep 26, 2013, 01.47 AMby velvetribbon

    Fantastic dress!

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      Sep 26, 2013, 06.03 AMby manjubusybee

      Thanks velvetribbon.

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    Sep 25, 2013, 12.14 PMby sala22

    What an incredibly flattering dress!

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    Sep 25, 2013, 11.55 AMby noo222

    Chic, flattering and beautifully made. It looks amazing! :)

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    Sep 25, 2013, 09.00 AMby tamsinwp

    This is amazing . It fits you beautifully and the colour is amazing!

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    Sep 24, 2013, 07.24 PMby wildflower31

    Beautiful dress, looks great on you. Did you use a serger? I have this pattern but I have not worked with jersery fabric yet and I don’t know who to use a serger.

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      Sep 24, 2013, 08.22 PMby manjubusybee

      Hi wildflower. Thanks. I did use a serger. But the majority of the construction is done on the sewing machine – like all the darts and tucks and applying the facings etc. you could definitely make this on a sewing machine. I would recommend using your stretch stitch if you have one and a universal or ballpoint needle.

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    Sep 24, 2013, 04.36 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Fantastic work! lovely dress – I would love to have one like this! :)

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      Sep 24, 2013, 05.22 PMby manjubusybee

      Thanks Ellen – it can be yours if you get the pattern ;-)

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    Sep 24, 2013, 04.14 PMby RedDynamica

    WOW, eye catching & head turner!

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    Sep 24, 2013, 03.19 PMby mokosha

    really beautiful dress.. and you look fabulous in it

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    Sep 24, 2013, 02.30 PMby GeorgieT74

    You did a beautiful job with that dress. It really flatters your figure.

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    Sep 24, 2013, 09.51 AMby liliv-1

    Another dynamite dress! Really great in red!

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    Sep 24, 2013, 09.24 AMby Mary Athey

    Fabulous dress and it’s wonderful on you. I have this pattern on my to do list. You did a smashing job on the dress x

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      Sep 24, 2013, 09.31 AMby manjubusybee

      Thanks Mary.

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      Sep 24, 2013, 02.30 PMby GeorgieT74

      This dress is on my list too.

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    Sep 24, 2013, 09.14 AMby schnui

    Your dress is beautiful and you look fabulous in it. You have sewn it beautifully too.

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