Added Apr 4, 2014
I just finished making this dress from our Tank Dress with Gathered Skirt pattern, and I could not like it enough! I was skeptical about the silhouette on my body at first, but the panels in a vertical stripe that I added really make this style flattering. I am a huge fan of maxi-dresses for the spring and summer, because they are long and flowy and I don’t have to worry about putting sunscreen on my legs.
I kept the casual look to this dress and styled it to be sort of hippie-grunge like the pattern originally suggests. The best part about this dress for me is that I only used leftover and scrap fabrics from previous projects! So I put three random fabrics together and they turned out to be flattering in a contrasting way. This project is my March Mash Up pattern, so be sure to check out that post to see how I added the panels and ultimately how I sewed this dress all together!
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Fashion & Trends
Style this summer favorite for early and late fall.
Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014
Check out Meg's latest mash up and see other BurdaStyle member's variations!
Sporty dresses, oversized cardigans, and easy tops in jersey and knits.
Pattern of the Week
This boho lace top is the perfect piece to start wearing this time of year.
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