Simple Wrap Dress

Added Aug 29, 2011

by Maudene Nelson

Yonkers, New Yor...

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Description

This is a simple wrap dress made of 7 pieces — 2 fronts, 2 backs, 2 belts (side ties), 1 belt loop. It has all-in-one sleeves and a pleated collar that extends into the front neckline.

Material Notes

A while ago my daughter bought this jersey knit for a rainy day project. And, so this rainy, windy weekend I pulled out a pattern (Butterick 5101) and got started. Even though it’s the second time using the pattern, I got stumped on the belt attachment. And, when I lengthened the dress when cutting out the front & back pieces, the hem in the fully assembled dress was wonky! It was upsetting to get the whole dress together and be so dissatisfied with the final step.

Difficulty

Novice

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Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Aug 31, 2011, 10.24 PMby nouvellegamine

    wow! perfect fit!

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    Aug 30, 2011, 12.30 PMby gray

    I love wrap dresses and this looks fantastic. Stretch material can be such a cow to work with… I find it a struggle!!

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    Aug 29, 2011, 07.58 PMby Deborah Zimmerman

    Looks great~

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    Aug 29, 2011, 06.34 PMby loulourosa

    Lovely dress, the fit and the fabric are great.

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      Aug 29, 2011, 09.02 PMby Maudene Nelson

      thanks, my 6’ tall daughter really makes it look good

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    Aug 29, 2011, 12.33 PMby ilksen bahşi

    very beautiful fabric . it is look like ethnic fabric(may be orgin African?). I like dress and fabric

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      Aug 29, 2011, 12.38 PMby Maudene Nelson

      thanks! … no clue where the fabric design comes from. It reminds me of coleus leaves — the fabric was probably in a mill end box in the garment district downtown

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