strapless maxi-dress

Added Jun 22, 2009

by lauriana

Den Haag, Nether...

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Description

Sometimes, the fabric calls and you just have to listen. As long as I’ve had this fabric (graphic white flower print on black with a border print along one selvage) I have taken it out of the drawer from time to time, draped it around my body, and known that it had to be a strapless dress with that border print as its bodice. The dress itself is very simple: a strap of fabric with the border print, faced with thin black cotton and a long A-line ‘skirt’. The dress closes with the tie at the back. Unfortunately, I only had just enough fabric to get the pieces out at all, so I couldn’t even start trying to match the print at te vertical seams.

Material Notes

black and white printed cotton (with some polyesther in it I’m afraid)

Difficulty

Novice

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    Mar 13, 2012, 04.11 PMby Elizabeth Defrain-Krausche

    LOVE it! does anyone know which pattern this is? thanks!!!! :) Really excellent work!

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    Sep 24, 2011, 08.31 PMby Kimberly Newell

    loooove it

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    Jun 28, 2009, 10.00 PMby sewingbecky

    This is stunning!! Well done

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    Jun 24, 2009, 01.10 AMby lastregatta

    I love this dress!!and it seems easy to make…and this print…amazing!

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    Jun 23, 2009, 11.39 AMby meghanjm

    This is so cute! I love how you did the tie in the back. I haven’t seen any maxi dresses like that before and I LOVE IT!! Good Job!

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    Jun 23, 2009, 11.32 AMby tejka

    just lovely!

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    Jun 22, 2009, 11.21 PMby artanis

    great job!!!! love fabric!!!

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    Jun 22, 2009, 03.28 PMby alizwa

    Love this!

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    Jun 22, 2009, 03.15 PMby bola

    This is fab!! I love the style and the print is gorgeous!

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    Jun 22, 2009, 11.52 AMby gtangel

    love this! :)

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    Jun 22, 2009, 11.05 AMby evette

    I LOVE IT!!!!

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    Jun 22, 2009, 11.02 AMby thejam

    I really love this dress. I wish u had taken a picture without the strapes hanging down so i could see the opening at the back. Good job though.

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