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Maxi knock off

Added Apr 14, 2014

by cougar2

Pitt Meadows, Ca...






Hooded maxi dress.
Saw a very costly dress in a magazine and thought I can do that! Made a few alterations to an out of print pattern and ta-da!

Material Notes

2 1/2 meters low stretch knit. Bold border print




Garment Type


My blog

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    Apr 19, 2014, 07.25 AMby nrobson


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    Apr 15, 2014, 12.53 PMby Ruthie-fish

    Great stuff! I’ll have to pop over and have a squiz at your blog!

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    Apr 15, 2014, 06.44 AMby IDia

    Realy great dress!

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    Apr 15, 2014, 05.11 AMby Mary Athey

    This is a great take on.the origonal. I love doing projects like this as well. X

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    Apr 15, 2014, 03.19 AMby slmnstyle

    Fantastic dress! Great way to take an old pattern and redesign it as needed. Wear it well!

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    Apr 14, 2014, 09.16 PMby rita61

    Your dress looks good. I wish you had modelled it for us???? I have that pattern. Looking at the Fanny’s stamp on it, gives us some indication of how old it is….. My daughter yesterday asked for a maxi dress, hmm, might have to ‘borrow’ your idea. I really like how you added the cap sleeves.

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      Apr 14, 2014, 10.55 PMby cougar2

      Thank you. Feel free to borrow! If you check out my blog you can see how I added the cap sleeves. I didnt model it because the print is totally over whelming on me. I know it would look amazing on someone tall, with a darker complexion.

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