Red Beach Dresss

Added Feb 3, 2010

by mixtlii

Montpellier, France

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Description

I wanted to make a simple black dress – essential that I still don’t have… But I couldn’t find a black jersey. So I bought the red one, and this dress came out.
I made a “V” collar on both sides, and added a small bit of elastic tape to make discretes ruffles, and a tiny rose on top of it.

It’s very short (it was too long, so obviously I cut too much…), so I dare wearing it only to go to the beach… Or when my boyfriend is with me!

Material Notes

Jersey, elastic tape.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Beach
Material
Knits/Jersey

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    Sep 7, 2010, 01.43 PMby lisa7661

    Hey what pattern did you use because I love the fit!

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      Sep 7, 2010, 04.53 PMby mixtlii

      Hello, I didn’t use a pattern, I simply drafted the pattern from a Tshirt, and then I made adjustments. As it is jersey fabric, it’s very easy to obtain a good fit :)

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    Aug 31, 2010, 06.53 PMby peipe

    The dress looks great and it fits really good and the red – is just right!

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    Feb 8, 2010, 11.29 AMby olgie

    I love the red dresses a lot! :) looks great!

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    Feb 5, 2010, 08.53 PMby lizah

    gorgerous! i love that it’s red :)

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    Feb 5, 2010, 03.25 PMby stefilu

    it turned out very nice and I LOVE your sandals :)

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    Feb 4, 2010, 10.33 PMby sianysiany

    This really suits you – the shape, the colour, everything. So much better than black!

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    Feb 4, 2010, 07.41 PMby cquinn13

    cute! i have the opposite problem, I can never find any red fabric and have an over-abundance of black :) as to the too-short problem- if you have any fabric left over, what about attaching a ruffle to the bottom?

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      Feb 5, 2010, 09.27 AMby mixtlii

      Yes, I’ve think about a ruffle, but I want to keep the simple and straight shape. It would look a little bit… “flamenco” with a ruffle! but thx :)

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    Feb 4, 2010, 05.09 PMby emlj

    it looks great! fantastic red dress :-)

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    Feb 4, 2010, 04.39 PMby zickzack

    Red is definitely a good alternative to black, suits you! Very often it happens to me, too. I want to buy a specific fabric, can’t find it and buy something else instead. When did you take the pictures? It can’t be summer in Montpellier, yet.

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      Feb 4, 2010, 04.46 PMby mixtlii

      Acutally I took the pictures in my garden in Ireland, where I’m living at the moment. I was FREEEEEEZING!! ^^

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