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Mock Wrap Dress

Added Jul 1, 2008

by sunnyb64

Bear, Delaware, ...






A wrap-looking dress made from Butterick 5206. The tie belt is sewn to the front, crosses in the back and then ties again in the front. I made a few changes— eliminated the zipper because it didn’t need it, took in the sides a bit more and stitched down the wrapped top at the seam binding so that it wouldn’t gap open while I was wearing it. This was almost entirely constructed on my serger, other than the binding, which I had to do partially on my sewing machine.

Material Notes

polyester knit, thread




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    Aug 9, 2008, 11.02 PMby freelancergal

    Very cute! The fabric and binding combo looks very nice.

    This pattern looks very similar to a store-bought dress I have – it doesn’t have a zipper and I’m baffled that they included one in this design. Clearly not necessary, good call on omitting it!

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    Jul 2, 2008, 02.53 PMby milkyway

    Oh my, I love wrapped dresses very much, they are so comfy and elegant. yours is great, I really like the fabric and the belt detail. Congrats!! you have a very classy piece of wardrobe

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    Jul 2, 2008, 01.39 AMby anajan

    Beautiful dress! I like the contrasting band you used for the belt and the neckine seams finishing. And, I love wrap garments :)

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    Jul 1, 2008, 05.28 PMby heatherrique

    Wow! What an electrifying dress!

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    Jul 1, 2008, 03.30 PMby carlatv

    Oooo what a pretty dress. Like your idea to eliminate the zipper. Great job!

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