Windowpane sheath dress

Added Jan 24, 2014

by DanaRose84

Toronto, Canada

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Description

This is the same self-drafted pattern that I used for this dress. This is my first project that required we to match horizontal lines so I’m glad I had this tried-and-true pattern to work with.

Much of the construction techniques I used are from Classic Tailoring Techniques: A Construction Guide for Women’s Wear.

I’f you’re interested in how the pattern was drafted, I posted all about it here. Come and say “hello!”

Material Notes

Lightweight wool men’s suiting
Bemberg rayon lining

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Preppy
Material
Wool

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    Jan 26, 2014, 11.43 PMby ChiChiNwizu

    This dress is divine! Great for the 9 to 5.

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    Jan 26, 2014, 08.34 PMby Denise Wild

    Great job on this dress- fits you perfectly! :)

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    Jan 26, 2014, 09.44 AMby liliv-1

    I love the dress and the styling!

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    Jan 26, 2014, 09.44 AMby liliv-1

    I love the dress and the styling!

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    Jan 25, 2014, 10.24 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Nice dress – and well done :)

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    Jan 25, 2014, 08.30 PMby caymango

    I love this dress, so classy and still “sassy”! Thanks for the many pictures too!

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      Jan 26, 2014, 07.27 PMby DanaRose84

      Thank you, I love it, too!

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    Jan 25, 2014, 03.46 PMby Mary Athey

    The dress is gorgeous on you. I love how you styled this with the cardigan and shoes. It’s so stylish and fits you so well x

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      Jan 26, 2014, 07.26 PMby DanaRose84

      Thank you! I realized afterword that I’ve styled myself just like the woman from “Diary of a Sewing Fanatic”.

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      Jan 27, 2014, 12.38 AMby Mary Athey

      Looks good though lol x

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