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my first knit dress!

Added Dec 20, 2011

by lisa g

Northborough, Ma...

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Description

i recently got a serger and was super excited to work on my first knit dress! i am very pleased with how it turned out. the knit is a medium weight interlock (organic even!) and is so soft and comfortable. it’s like wearing a sweatshirt! the bodice is self-lined and the skirt is lined in a turquoise tricot material.

i couldn’t decide on the best tights & shoes combo… feel free to weigh in!

as always, more on my blog: notes from a mad housewife

Material Notes

shell: 100% organic cotton, interlock knit. lining: tricot.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic
Material
Cotton

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    Dec 21, 2011, 02.40 PMby melongrowergirl

    Very cute! I like the red tights most and and would be perfect with red belt! But the dress alone is good too, you did a good job!

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      Dec 21, 2011, 03.31 PMby lisa g

      thanks! i’m kind of partial to the red tights also… they’re just so festive!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 07.31 AMby zetinja

    I’d say all the shoe/tights combos are great.

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      Dec 21, 2011, 02.48 PMby lisa g

      thanks, i’ll probably mix it up each time i wear it!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 10.31 PMby jennyrecorder

    I would be pleased too, it looks lovely on you and beautifully made :)

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      Dec 21, 2011, 02.45 PMby lisa g

      thank you!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 10.02 PMby keren

    lovely! great color and fit. I love the flower!

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      Dec 21, 2011, 02.41 PMby lisa g

      the flower was a last minute touch. i’m so glad i added it though!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 09.34 PMby sala22

    looks amazing! congrats on your first knit dress!

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      Dec 21, 2011, 02.40 PMby lisa g

      thank you! i’ll definitely be making more!

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