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Team Spirit Dress

Added Mar 19, 2011

by robiedodson

Austin, Texas, U...

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Description

I make this dress out of 100% cotton…I started with a pajama pattern, but tweeked it by removing the sleeves and the button placket – replacing the sleeves with dainty ruffles and the button placket with loops.
As you can see by the photo, sometimes I add an extra layer for fun…and also to work as a slip.
I call it the Team Spirit Dress because it’s really fun to make and wear in your favorite team’s colors….Co Cowboys!

Material Notes

It looks darling in a print, but I mostly make it in solid colors. Almost always using 100% cotton, but I’ve also used blends and wool.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Casual, Preppy
Material
Cotton, Blends, Eyelet, Linen

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    Mar 20, 2011, 04.12 PMby charlotteauzou

    You seem to have so much fun wearing these dresses :)

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    Mar 20, 2011, 03.12 PMby erin

    The idea is so great, wish i had such a group…

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    Mar 20, 2011, 01.22 AMby sewneenee

    love this dress! I just found you on Etsy last night and then today here! I love your work and you are an inspiration to just have fun with patterns and make it your own.

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      Mar 20, 2011, 04.49 AMby robiedodson

      Hey, thanks so much!! how fun to have “run into you” twice in one day!

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    Mar 19, 2011, 07.16 PMby lizah

    lovely picture and lovely dresses!

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    Mar 19, 2011, 06.48 AMby giunta

    i wanna get in that group too ;)

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    Mar 19, 2011, 03.37 AMby lanternwaste33

    This is so cute! I love the idea of using a pj pattern. I have done that before! Awesome colors.

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