Holy stripes! My first dress!

Added Sep 26, 2009

by lauramae0805

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Description

I bought this bright fabric at the thrift store and wanted to make an easy dress I could easily throw on. The neckline isn’t hemmed but I really liked how it came out, being my first dress.

Material Notes

cotton and elastic for the waist!

Difficulty

Novice

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For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Nov 24, 2009, 11.41 PMby petitmoutonbleu

    you look soo pretty!!!!! i can’t have enough of stripes!! so fun…by the way…i haven’t been able to sew elastic..any help or advice on how to?

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    Nov 17, 2009, 01.32 AMby petitmoutonbleu

    wonderful colors!

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    Nov 15, 2009, 11.40 PMby pixelink

    Simple and practical, I like how you reversed the stripes. Great job on your first dress ;-)

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    Oct 5, 2009, 12.54 PMby barbaraagatha

    Great name! Holy stripes: it’s super cute. I started with Anda too. Now I sort of want to change it into a skirt. We’ll see. Keep on sewing!

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    Sep 28, 2009, 08.44 PMby skwarynia

    ’Great work with stripes:)

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    Sep 28, 2009, 07.45 PMby sewneenee

    I agree the stripes make it…super cute dress!!

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    Sep 28, 2009, 04.20 PMby gtangel

    wow! congrats girl! this is amazing.. really like it!! good job!

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    Sep 28, 2009, 05.20 AMby galatina

    Wow! First dress!? Looks great!

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    Sep 27, 2009, 03.00 PMby lauramae0805

    thank you =)

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    Sep 27, 2009, 03.31 AMby alicelee

    Wow, this is great for a first attempt. I’m just starting out too and have been looking for a dress in this style – could you let us know where you got the pattern from. Is it based on the Anda? Thanks

    Loving the stripes as well!

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      Sep 27, 2009, 02.59 PMby lauramae0805

      thank you! Actually I didn’t use a pattern, just two cotton rectangles. The elastic is what really makes the shape

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    Sep 26, 2009, 10.42 PMby cthuliz

    How adorable! Great job.

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    Sep 26, 2009, 08.14 PMby formathilda

    this is such a great little dress- the placement of the stripes are perfect. Great work!

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    Sep 26, 2009, 08.14 PMby sewella

    Well done! I like how you combined the horizontal and vertical part of the fabric.

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