red cowl back dress

Added Jan 19, 2013

by Mary Athey

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Description

this is mccalls 9464. i’ve made three of these now with a slight variation on each! this one was’nt meant to be. my daughter had asked for a red cowl back maxi so i dutifully cut it out and then she changed her mind lol. now i don’t suit maxis and i did’nt want another all red dress so i decided to do the cowl in a contrasting fabric. i actually really like it now.

Material Notes

red jersey and double patterned jersey for the cowl

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Style
Evening Wear
Material
Knits/Jersey

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    Jan 24, 2013, 01.15 AMby Cristina Staicu

    Of course it’s very very nice and we can’t wait to see you wearing it! Xx

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      Jan 24, 2013, 06.19 AMby Mary Athey

      Cheers crisa. At the moment its freezing here (below zero at night) so it might be a while.before.i wear it.lol x

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    Jan 23, 2013, 02.26 PMby Cristina Staicu

    A very interesting combination :)

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      Jan 23, 2013, 03.54 PMby Mary Athey

      Hopefully a nice interesting combination lol . It looks really nice on. I must get a photo on x

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    Jan 23, 2013, 09.14 AMby chula123

    What a great idea to use two different materials ! Looks great and like you say you might get a lot more use out of this one than the sequinny ones ! Love it XXXX

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      Jan 23, 2013, 09.21 AMby Mary Athey

      Thank you. I love this dress even more as it was never meant to be. If my daughter had.nt of changed her mind it would.ve been a red cowl back maxi. I love maxi.s just not on me so I decided to alter.it for me and this is what I came.up.with. The rest of the.patterned fabric I made into another more casual dress x

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    Jan 20, 2013, 01.43 PMby razieh khlili

    very gooooooooooooooood

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      Jan 20, 2013, 01.56 PMby Mary Athey

      Thaaaaaaaank you lol.xx

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    Jan 20, 2013, 03.39 AMby kisses

    I like a plain front and a sexy back….the contrasting cowl was a great idea. U go girl

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      Jan 20, 2013, 10.17 AMby Mary Athey

      Thanks kisses. I really like.this.one x

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    Jan 19, 2013, 11.16 PMby Lollyrosedragon

    Gorgeous. I will be draping a variation for myself. Thank you for the inspiration.

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      Jan 19, 2013, 11.29 PMby Mary Athey

      You.re welcome. I can’t wait to see.yours x

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    Jan 19, 2013, 08.13 PMby Mary P.

    It,s a big surprise!!! A simply front dress, a sexy back!!!

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      Jan 19, 2013, 08.22 PMby Mary Athey

      Thanks. I think the plain colour shows this pattern of so well. I.ve made this in gold fishscale and green as well. This versions more wearable as.sequins are more xmassy. X

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