Mocha Convertible Maxi

Added Jan 12, 2011

by bluephin

Qld, Australia

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Description

Worn on my sis-in-law’s engagement party, this convertible maxi is made of soft and silky knit with a very good drape.

Compared to the “infinity dress” to which it is based, I added a bodice band with a strap holder as I cannot bear not wearing bra underneath my clothes. Thus, I called it convertible instead of infinity as the band on top stops me from doing some of the other styles .

Photos of me actually wearing it are yet to be compiled and posted.

Material Notes

knit

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

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

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    Jan 13, 2011, 02.28 PMby marlalalalere

    I don’t think it means you"re conservative not showing your body to everyone…..anyway….great job , and, do you have a pattern for this?

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    Jan 13, 2011, 02.57 AMby redrosesews

    It is very elegant! I was thinking about doing something similar for my prom, so it’s wonderful to see it all made up! Hope to see your pictures soon :)

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      Jan 13, 2011, 03.45 AMby bluephin

      thank you, redrosesews…

      I’ll try to post a photo of me wearing the dress (once I get a chance to compile them)…

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    Jan 12, 2011, 11.39 PMby aceshey18

    love the addition, will have to try that sometime. I have made three convertable dresses, two in the usual way and one with a waist added, but below the straps, so they behave as normal. great job!

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      Jan 12, 2011, 11.56 PMby bluephin

      I had to ponder a long time on how I can create a version of this infinity dress that would be suitable for my “conservative” taste… this is the best that I can think of.

      Thanks for the comment.

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