Low Back Party Dress

Added Jun 1, 2011

by mockingbird5

Nixon, Texas, Un...

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Description

I bought this fabric not knowing what in the world i was going to use it for, but it just caught my eye. I think it may be a printed sateen. Then I saw this project and knew it was perfect!

i too had some problems with the fit. I made the pattern in the smallest size and still had to take in all the darts in the bodice (which i think may be because of my insignificant bust area ;)

After alterations, it fit perfectly!!! I used this in my portfolio when applying for school, and recently wore it to a friends wedding…I got sooo many compliments!!

I love the idea of having a chic, classy fit in a really fun print!

Material Notes

printed cotton sateen???

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Evening Wear, Other
Material
Cotton

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    Apr 28, 2013, 01.53 PMby Bert Horrocks

    How did taking in the darts in the bust area work for you. I have such a hard time doing that. (I too am lacking in that department.)

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      May 16, 2013, 05.27 AMby mockingbird5

      It was tricky, and I was pretty unsure about doing it myself, but once you start tackling it, it’s not as difficult or time-consuming as you would think

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    Jun 4, 2011, 07.35 PMby vanninja

    perfect print for the pattern… awesome job!!

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    Jun 2, 2011, 08.52 AMby loyl8

    great print and great job

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    Jun 1, 2011, 11.43 PMby wildflower31

    The fabricis very stricking and it fits you perfectly, love it.

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    Jun 1, 2011, 02.26 PMby mcphoon

    love the fabric!!

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    Jun 1, 2011, 10.45 AMby Priscilla Folley

    The fabric is gorgeous!

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    Jun 1, 2011, 10.34 AMby janene

    Very striking and well done for getting the fit so perfect!

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    Jun 1, 2011, 08.36 AMby cilekkmel

    awesome choice of fabric and awesome dress as well

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    Jun 1, 2011, 08.22 AMby erica-recycled

    That’s gorgeous

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    Jun 1, 2011, 07.59 AMby zenica

    What a great little dress!

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