Added Jul 5, 2010
Queens, New York...
I’ve been wanting to make a dres like this for a long time after seeing them EVERYWHERE in the stores, but knowing I could make it so easily and for so much less. So I finally got around to doing it. Both fabrics where $1.50 a yard, the orange was even a remnant so it was ridiculously cheap.
The skirt is just the same elasticized wait skirt I make sooo often now, but this was my first attempt at making a tank top. It was really easy. I just traced the front of a tank I already had, used that for both the front and the back to make it even simpler then sewed it with a zig-zag stitch on my machine. To finish the edges I just turned them over.
The secret of this dress is that it’s not really a dress. I left the tank and skirt separate so I could wear the tank with other skirts. Maybe I will attach them one day like I had intended to…
cotton, jersey, elastic
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