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Studded Tree Dress

Added Apr 19, 2014

by Danielle Mac...

Brooklyn, New Yo...

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Description

I got this great vintage fabric on Ebay. I used a vintage pattern as well. It had a back zipper, but I found the fabric had enough stretch to eliminate it. I felt it needed a little something else so I added some studs on the sleeves. They actually came off a sweater I bought from Forever 21 that started falling apart immediately. The studs themselves actually seem to be of pretty good quality. I sewed and knotted each one on individually so they wouldn’t snap off when the fabric stretched like they did on the sweater. It actually seems to give the dress a little bit of shape and structure when wearing it.

Material Notes

Vintage knit fabric

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Casual
Material
Blends, Knits/Jersey

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    Apr 22, 2014, 03.19 PMby missjackieo

    Thanks , il remember that x

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    Apr 22, 2014, 02.21 PMby Danielle MacIndoe

    Thank you!

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    Apr 22, 2014, 11.09 AMby yenny lee

    Nice

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    Apr 20, 2014, 12.07 AMby rita61

    Nice!

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    Apr 19, 2014, 12.48 PMby Mary Athey

    Lovely dress, i love all the details like the studs and the fabrics gorgeous x

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    Apr 19, 2014, 10.45 AMby liliv-1

    I love it all: the shape and the vintage fabric and the studs!

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    Apr 19, 2014, 10.13 AMby SewingBeautifully

    Love the fabric and the cut of the dress. The studs definitely make it edgier. Great job.

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    Apr 19, 2014, 09.43 AMby missjackieo

    Is it a jersey knit ? I really like the sillouette , and the studs make it quite edgy .

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      Apr 21, 2014, 12.54 PMby Danielle MacIndoe

      Yeah it’s a jersey knit but a very nice thick one. They made better fabric then, I love finding a good piece to work with.

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      Apr 22, 2014, 01.00 PMby missjackieo

      Iv yet to delve into sewing with jersey , that’s interesting that you can get a tailored effect with it .

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      Apr 22, 2014, 02.28 PMby Danielle MacIndoe

      You should, it’s very easy and fun. They have good deals on Ebay. Look for fabric that has a lot of texture on the back side and it’s usually pretty thick.

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    Apr 19, 2014, 07.32 AMby SassyT

    Absolutely gorgeous.

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