Polka dot dress with sleeves

Added Dec 6, 2011

by picklelilly

Stockholm, Sweden

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Description

I made this dress a couple of months ago and it instantly became a favourite. I wanted to create a simple and versatile design that lasts more than one season, and I’m happy with the result! It’s perfect for autumn and winter with its long sleeves. When I don’t want to wear it just as it is, I either dress it down with a white shirt underneath, or I add som pearls and heels to wear it at more classy events.

I drafted the pattern myself, and made the covered buttoning in the back instead of a zipper. I think that’s a detail that makes this otherwise pretty simple dress look well made and neat.

Material Notes

No idea!

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Mod, Preppy

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    Jul 30, 2012, 06.51 PMby pampula

    Oh, this is too lovely! So simple, pretty and comfortable, the fabric covered buttons are great too :-)

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    Dec 20, 2011, 10.05 PMby Jenny808

    Gorgeous, the simplicity paid off really well!

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    Dec 15, 2011, 11.46 PMby jaderbug

    This is so awesome!

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    Dec 7, 2011, 07.55 AMby monikapullerits

    Very stylish and girly! Buttons are greta details :) LOve the stockings ;)

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    Dec 7, 2011, 01.09 AMby Tracey McGowan Wirth

    Anything with polka dots I love! This is sooooo cute and I think you are right about the covered buttons on the back- perfect! It would be a dress that I would wear! Great job!

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    Dec 6, 2011, 10.59 PMby turtlegirl00

    the print is perfect for the style—looks GREAT!

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    Dec 6, 2011, 09.06 PMby Lucha Suarez

    So cute! I love it with the socks!

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    Dec 6, 2011, 08.50 PMby laurii

    this is the cutest dress ever! you look adorable in it:) x

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    Dec 6, 2011, 08.36 PMby sunnilj9

    I adore it! Such a great retro/60’s vibe too. Fabric is to die for – I love polka dots!

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    Dec 6, 2011, 07.46 PMby Mari Np

    looks gorgeous and very comfy!

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    Dec 6, 2011, 07.14 PMby Andrea Delesdernier

    Adorable!

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    Dec 6, 2011, 06.10 PMby groovymama

    Love it!

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