Jersey string dress

Added Sep 23, 2011

by Laura Morgan

Sydney, Australia

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Description

I initially set out to use some left over fluro green jersey i purchased from a thrift store to make a top, but turns out it was long enough to be a dress and I love it!

I added some pleats on the back to make it look more professional when wearing it out.

I’m a little bummed that the stitching on the back at the top isn’t as straight as i’d like, i even put fusible facing there to stop it from stretching and puckering.. anyway!

Material Notes

fluro green jersey, nautical rope trim, two blue metal nuts

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Oct 7, 2011, 12.40 PMby burda-user-279566

    awesome! I love the color!!!

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    Sep 24, 2011, 02.44 AMby MaggieMoise

    I love the dress, looks like something out of j crew (with the belt), really nice job. If you don’t mind me saying, I would define the hem instead of leaving it un-hemmed. it would give it more of a defined look and more straight look. But please, don’t take offense, I just noticed that, and quite honestly the dress is gorgeous

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