Flowy strapless dress

Added Feb 21, 2011

by Sallee

Sydney, Australia

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Description

I finally found a home for the black contour bust that I made recently!

I had some charcoal cotton/rayon(?) jersey material, which i just loved the feel of due to its flow, but have been indecisive as to how to use it as I am a novice and have never worked with this kind of fabric.

I didn’t have a pattern for the skirt, I just cut out the material of the length from waist to floor high and three times the width of my waist, then just cut out a concave arc for the front piece and added a convex arc shape for the back. Folded the fabric into pleats before attaching to the bodice, then layered a shorter piece inside the front for a kind of tiered effect.

Absolutely loved the jersey fabric, definitely looking forward to making more dresses out of them, they can look so elegant!

Material Notes

Cotton/Rayon(I think) Jersey for the dress… not sure for the bodice, something that stretches one way but not the other way..?

Difficulty

Novice

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Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Apr 20, 2012, 09.18 AMby chuoixinhxinh

    ưell, you are so great in sewing, I love this so much, can u share the pattẻrn?

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    May 17, 2011, 08.03 PMby Nourhane457

    wow this looks absolutely amazing. well done!

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    Feb 27, 2011, 02.10 PMby gimmeonekiss

    wooooo…very very smart and sexy!

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    Feb 24, 2011, 11.57 AMby misskriss

    This is such a cool dress, i will defo be trying something similar!!

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    Feb 23, 2011, 09.22 AMby sansancouture

    It’s just beautiful !! I’d like to make one for myself too !!

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    Feb 22, 2011, 02.06 AMby sophienissirios

    Gorgeous dress and it really suits you. I really like the colour as well :-)

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    Feb 21, 2011, 03.23 PMby von-nation

    exquisite! I love the short front and long train at the back.

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    Feb 21, 2011, 09.37 AMby Gurtlamorous

    a-mazing

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    Feb 21, 2011, 05.06 AMby keerthana Sundarkumar

    this dress is super sexy! see latest project, somewhat similar.

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    Feb 21, 2011, 02.52 AMby laha5822

    Wow, this is just beautiful!

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