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pullover holiday dress

Added Jan 20, 2012

by bellamabella

Plainfield, New ...






With only a few days till christmas, i found myself in a pinch when i realized i had nothing to wear. All my vintage patterns are in storage so i ended up at walmart and saw a pattern by lisette (made by simplicty) and it looked cute and quick.

once i opened it i realized, it was…kinda boring. well for a holiday dress. so i refashioned the pattern and tweeked it where i didnt need to make button holes (i also tweeted the sleeves since the original sleeves looked like they my cut off my circulation).

i added lace to the top bodice and back as well. i can easily say it is one of the most comfy dresses i own

you can see i paired it with my green cape (also made around the same time)

Material Notes

cotton sateen, lace, charmuse




Garment Type

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    Jan 23, 2012, 09.55 AMby kihli

    You did a great job on this dress! Love the buttons on the shoulder!

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    Jan 21, 2012, 08.06 PMby Stephanie Raupach

    Even faster—use velcro for the closure and put buttons as faux

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    Jan 21, 2012, 03.06 PMby woman

    love the lace, it makes it look so classy! you’re gorgeous :-)

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    Jan 21, 2012, 12.19 PMby sewingfan1

    Beautiful! Great use of the lace :-)

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    Jan 21, 2012, 03.11 AMby lisa g

    i love your lace detail, what a fantastic idea. very pretty dress!

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    Jan 21, 2012, 03.03 AMby corarae

    I love this dress! What a great job & such neat details. Kudos!!!

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    Jan 21, 2012, 12.55 AMby bruisedangel

    That is really cute! I think I have that pattern too, so now I know how easy it is to tweak the pattern. Thank you for sharing!

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