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Winter Break Wrap Dress

Added Jan 9, 2013

by colleen-marg...

Elmira Heights, ...

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Description

Four weeks off of school and this dress is what I looked forward to finishing the most. I bought this knit fabric online back in the spring and never got past cutting out half the pattern. I adore it!

The pattern is Butterick 5206. The only major change I made was lengthening the sleeves (I always try to pull down 3/4 sleeves when my arms get cold, so I avoid them when possible). Being fairly new to knits, I had some issues with the bias binding but got through it slowly but surely. And somehow I lost the belt pattern, so I followed Mimi G’s Obi Belt Tutorial.

Material Notes

red jersey

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic
Material
Knits/Jersey

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    Jan 15, 2013, 01.06 AMby Cristina Staicu

    This type of dress is never out of trend. And it looks great on you :)

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    Jan 12, 2013, 12.27 AMby candyjoyce

    you look great in this!

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    Jan 11, 2013, 04.52 PMby MadeinAmandine

    I absolutely love long sleeves dresses, and I adore red dresses. so this one is juste perfect !! great job !!

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    Jan 10, 2013, 05.08 PMby sleepy-dumpling

    absolutely beautiful!

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    Jan 10, 2013, 02.00 PMby parze

    I love it. Very feminine.

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    Jan 10, 2013, 05.52 AMby leokadia

    sehr schick und trotzdem gemütlich für den winter!

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    Jan 10, 2013, 02.33 AMby Kerie

    This is gorgeous! :)

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    Jan 9, 2013, 09.34 PMby Mary Athey

    This is so gorgeous.its.just.a timeless classic dress and I love.it.x

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      Jan 9, 2013, 09.41 PMby colleen-margaret

      Classic is just what I was going for. Thank you!

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    Jan 9, 2013, 09.00 PMby schnui

    Beautiful!!! I hope you enjoy wearing your lovely dress.

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      Jan 9, 2013, 09.31 PMby colleen-margaret

      Thank you! I have a feeling it’s going to get worn quite a lot.

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