Merging stripes - 2014 Tessuti Jaywalk competition entry

Added Jun 9, 2014

by Couture Acad...

Perth, Australia

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Hiya everyone! I came up with the inspiration for this dress at 1 am one evening – isn’t that how it always is? It’s a straight dolman sleeve dress with an asymmetrical neckline. The shaping is introduced by sewing two black stripes together every 4th stripe. I love the effect, especially in the knit – it’s very dynamic when it moves. Anywho, lots of deets and guaranteed the weirdest spreadsheet you’ve ever seen on the blogo http://www.coutureacademic.com/my-projects/jaywalk-2014-entry/

Material Notes

Jersey

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Mod
Material
Knits/Jersey

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    Jun 28, 2014, 08.37 PMby Dance by the light of the moon

    Brilliant!

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    Jun 15, 2014, 08.37 PMby Tzai

    Beautiful dress, so modern! Brilliant idea, so simple detail but really places the design in a higher level. You look great in it. Congratulation , it’s so creative.

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    Jun 13, 2014, 03.28 PMby nadia r

    edgy

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    Jun 13, 2014, 01.53 AMby KIMAIS

    My favorite entry for the Tessutti / Jaywalk competition!!! cool location and great dress lovely modeled ;-) you are gonna stop the traffic in it!

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    Jun 11, 2014, 07.04 AMby Red Point Tailor

    1 am is the most creative time :-) great dress

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    Jun 10, 2014, 02.01 PMby jennyrecorder

    Congrats Kat on being a “featured member project”! PS- the dress is very cool :)

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    Jun 10, 2014, 01.13 PMby stefanisarah

    I hope you win!

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    Jun 9, 2014, 09.22 PMby kellykilburn

    Amazing! What a great idea and awesome use of fabric. Kudos!

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    Jun 9, 2014, 07.00 PMby maggieg5

    Wow what a great dress, fantastic look, love it

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    Jun 9, 2014, 06.08 PMby imvisible

    Wauw, such a nice dress! How creative to use the stripes this way! And the neckline also very original!

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    Jun 9, 2014, 02.36 PMby ronnielee

    WOW Kat dress is a Winner! So glad I didn’t enter into Tessuti comp.. I’ll be viewing spreadsheets in a entirely different way now! Fantastic job!

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      Jun 10, 2014, 12.48 AMby Couture Academic

      Hehehe…yeah, that spreadsheet is also quite an original :P

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    Jun 9, 2014, 01.46 PMby kisses

    Love the idea…the dress has a “WOW” factor to it. good inspiration

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    Jun 9, 2014, 11.51 AMby Mary Athey

    Gorgeous dress and wow for the stripes. I love this. Your photos are fab as well x

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      Jun 9, 2014, 01.14 PMby Couture Academic

      Thank you, Mary. always love hearing from you :)

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    Jun 9, 2014, 11.03 AMby yenny lee

    Wowww cool

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    Jun 9, 2014, 11.00 AMby liliv-1

    Brilliant!

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    Jun 9, 2014, 09.15 AMby cris orange

    Brilliant idea of sewing the black stripes together!

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      Jun 9, 2014, 11.28 AMby Couture Academic

      Thanks! Always keep a paper and pencil by the bed!!!

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    Jun 9, 2014, 05.52 AMby IDia

    The ideea its absolutely ingenious! The dress looks so fabulous! Thank you so much for sharing! Hope burda to post it as Member project if the week cause its realy realy great and inspireing!

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      Jun 9, 2014, 08.26 AMby Lindsay Hodgson

      Couldn’t agree more. This is fabulous work!

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      Jun 9, 2014, 11.29 AMby Couture Academic

      Thanks you guys, it was a heap of fun to make and design!

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    Jun 9, 2014, 05.37 AMby rita61

    Great effect; nice sleeves. Good Luck.

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    Jun 9, 2014, 04.34 AMby martinK

    That looks really amazing!

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