perfect summer dress.

Added Jun 18, 2011

by purplejb99

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Description

Here’s a jersey dress I made last weekend, with inseam pockets and a peter pan collar. It’s really comfy, I can tell I’ll be wearing it a lot this summer, and well into the fall. There’s a bit of puckering along the skirt seams due to tension problems on my serger, so I’m planning to fix that this weekend.
I didn’t have a pattern, but I altered a template made from one of my old t-shirts.
UPDATE: Since so many of you have requested instructions, I’m posting a sew-along on my blog! Keep posted at http://nikiatpuddlewonderful.blogspot.com/ for instructions if you’re interested!

Material Notes

Navy blue jersey knit, white cotton, red lining.

Difficulty

Intermediate

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Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Casual, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Cotton, Knits/Jersey

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    Dec 25, 2011, 10.35 PMby ThomasLeeDesigns

    I always love a dress with a peter pan colar! Super cute!!

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    Nov 1, 2011, 08.07 PMby ArtNinja14

    I love it!!! I’ts Sooooo cute

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    Jul 1, 2011, 07.49 AMby Jamie Jacobs

    Please please please post instructions on how to make this dress! I’ve been searching for this EXACT pattern without any luck and then I saw your dress. So cute, please share the details!

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    Jul 1, 2011, 07.08 AMby tunfatimah

    wow … lovely clothes

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    Jun 30, 2011, 09.19 PMby thefabledneedle

    Adorable!!

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    Jun 30, 2011, 12.51 PMby miismeri

    its sooooo pwetty

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    Jun 30, 2011, 05.07 AMby Ida Zhu

    Is this called Indie Pop?

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    Jun 29, 2011, 07.59 PMby marylisa

    It is gorgeous!!! GEORGEOUS!!! Well done!

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    Jun 24, 2011, 06.39 PMby Dinosaurous

    This is cute. Lol, it reminds me of an older Madeline.

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    Jun 22, 2011, 10.30 AMby dian 1024

    yes…. it’s cute…..

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    Jun 20, 2011, 08.51 AMby lillybeeandpaul

    wow

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    Jun 19, 2011, 10.30 PMby purplejb99

    Wow, thanks everyone!! Since a couple of people have requested it, I think I will make a tutorial when I get the chance. :) Thanks again, stay tuned!

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      Jun 25, 2011, 05.12 AMby edier

      yay!! :) can’t wait!

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    Jun 19, 2011, 08.41 PMby Dee Durrant

    Love the blue, red, white combo. The peter pan collar really dresses up the jersey.

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    Jun 19, 2011, 08.01 PMby groovymama

    Love it!!

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    Jun 19, 2011, 05.32 PMby nouvellegamine

    wow! that’s really cute. i love it belted!

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    Jun 19, 2011, 03.34 PMby helenadoll

    this looks so cute and comfy!

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    Jun 19, 2011, 02.45 PMby marissabee

    LOVE it! I’m sure many of us would loooove a tutorial… wink wink nudge nudge No pressure though. Great job!

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    Jun 19, 2011, 01.28 PMby Priscilla Folley

    It really is awesome – so much that I decided to compliment you on it even though you’ve already received a ton of compliments! I really like the way you styled it with the red belt. I just love it. Congratulations!

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    Jun 19, 2011, 10.17 AMby lizah

    it’s really cute, love the collar!

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    Jun 19, 2011, 08.52 AMby kihli

    This is indeed a perfect dress – looking chic and comfortable at the same time! Also, I like your colour combination very much!

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    Jun 19, 2011, 08.45 AMby tirrs

    cuteeeeeeeeee! i want this dress! : )

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    Jun 19, 2011, 04.51 AMby Phamburger

    Cutesy!

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    Jun 19, 2011, 03.36 AMby tashmopolitan

    Very cute!

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    Jun 19, 2011, 12.57 AMby kelerabeus

    perfect it is! cute as a button :)

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    Jun 19, 2011, 12.32 AMby Irina Schwab

    Genius!

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    Jun 19, 2011, 12.30 AMby juebejue

    super cute!

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    Jun 18, 2011, 11.39 PMby babymomma

    Fabulous!!!!!!!! Can you show us how to make it? I am a novice sewer but I would love to try.

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    Jun 18, 2011, 11.00 PMby Anne Wagenhauser

    This is really cute! I’m NOT showing my daughters! :D

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    Jun 18, 2011, 10.42 PMby eddalind

    I want this dress

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    Jun 18, 2011, 10.40 PMby secondbedroom

    Well named – this is certainly a perfect summer dress. Adorable!

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