tara-inspired maxi dress

Added Jun 24, 2008

by smvphotography

Phoenicia, New Y...

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Description

here is my dress loosely based on the tara pattern. i used elastic to make it more formfitting and then sewed ribbon over some of it. i continued the line of the top until it was floorlength. i also added inseam pockets. i’m really happy with it, it came out pretty much exactly how it was in my head. except of maybe it looks fancier than i imagined, but i think i can still wear it on an everyday basis.

Material Notes

fabric by oilily bought during my pilgrimage to oilily in alkmaar, netherlands. ribbon from joann’s.

Difficulty

Novice

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Credits

me for coming up with it and sewing it!

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    Jun 18, 2010, 01.40 AMby cface23

    how much fabric did you use to make your maxi?

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    Jun 5, 2010, 05.29 PMby steph6467

    I love this! The orange detailing is my favorite part.

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    Apr 22, 2009, 03.10 PMby clarerose

    I am late finding this great dress. I have been looking for a pattern to make a Maxi dress from with fabric that has a large border at the hem. This looks like it will be ideal. Great insperation!

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    Jun 28, 2008, 07.21 PMby memorii

    I love it! something I would buy if I saw it in stores. And you look lovely in it

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    Jun 25, 2008, 03.38 AMby naughtylittlepony

    It looks so beautiful on you!

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    Jun 25, 2008, 02.39 AMby viridiagreen

    A modern fairy tale dress… I love your colour choices.

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    Jun 24, 2008, 01.00 PMby teamydear

    Waw! Lovely! You look fabulous :)

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    Jun 24, 2008, 09.44 AMby OnYourHead

    i really love it!great use of tara pattern!

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    Jun 24, 2008, 09.43 AMby dianacirne

    So nice! Very sumery!

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    Jun 24, 2008, 09.43 AMby ursy87

    So feminine – it really suits you and your hair colouring

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    Jun 24, 2008, 08.59 AMby jd98

    great dress! very good modification of the Tara pattern! suits you very well :)

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    Jun 24, 2008, 08.51 AMby luzie

    wow! nice fabric, beautiful dress, great alteration – really cool! the dress goes perfect with your haircolour and fit’s you very well.

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    Jun 24, 2008, 08.40 AMby susisonne

    You made a beautiful dress! It looks great on you!

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    Jun 24, 2008, 08.17 AMby toupinette

    waouh! that’s a very fashion dress! Great alteration of Tara pattern! You made a great job and of course a really beautifull dress! Congrats and thank you ( I think I ’ll made a dress just like you)

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    Jun 24, 2008, 08.14 AMby fashion1

    it’s very beautiful! great idea to make a maxi dress out of the tara top. i like you fabric choice a lot. nice job!

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    Jun 24, 2008, 08.12 AMby polychromatin

    Wow, this is just beautiful. Great color and it fits and suits your very very well!

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    Jun 24, 2008, 07.55 AMby carottesauvage

    Hey this is very beautiful! Pleasantly surprising shift from the red colour palette you have been using so far. It suits you a lot, and emphasies your femininity

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