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The "never say never again" maxi-dress

Added Sep 10, 2012

by Vanessa Vela...

Valencia, Venezuela

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Description

Few months ago I noticed that neon colors are trendy one more time. Being a teenager in the mid 80’s, I thought I had my share of this, and was pretty sure I won’t fall for this tendence again. Wrong!!! I found this jersey knit with bold neon stripes and couldn’t help myself, so i introduce you my “never say never again” kind of maxidress (not so maxi because I’m a shorty person) I used about 2 and a half yards of fabric, and still have enough fabric to cut a little skirt for my girl, pictures coming soon!!!. Self drafted pattern, irregular hem, kind of fish tail aka high-low cut. Hope you like it!!!
P.D: please forgive my dusty floor. We are changing our patio terrace tiles ; P

Material Notes

2 1/2 yard knit jersey, elastic

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Sep 13, 2012, 01.30 AMby elisana

    lovely, Vanessa. Nice contrast between the straight and biased stripes. Love the high low hemline too you wear it very well

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    Sep 11, 2012, 12.19 PMby schnui

    Looks lovely and cool and perfect for hot, steamy weather.

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      Sep 11, 2012, 02.08 PMby Vanessa Velasquez

      yep!! thanks God is always hot and steamy in this part of the globe!!!

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    Sep 11, 2012, 07.40 AMby loulourosa

    What a cool dress!

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    Sep 11, 2012, 07.08 AMby Mary Athey

    its fab on you!! i love the fabric x

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      Sep 11, 2012, 02.09 PMby Vanessa Velasquez

      thank you. i love the fabric too, it had me at hello!!! ha,ha

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