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Wool Danielle

Added Mar 26, 2010

by corduroycoat

Portland, Oregon...






I found this gorgeous green jersey wool on the remnant table for a steal, there was just over a yard left . Lucky for me, the 5’1" woman, that was enough to squeeze out a dress. It took my a while to decide exactly what I wanted to do with it, but Danielle seemed like a classic and very useful dress, so I decided on that.

I skipped the zipper and used a stretch stitch, giving me just enough leeway to slip the dress over my shoulders. It’s outrageously comfortable.

Material Notes

Green wool jersey.




Garment Type
Business, Casual, Classic

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    Apr 10, 2010, 01.51 AMby Archie Henderson

    i love it! gorgeous

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    Apr 5, 2010, 12.41 PMby beastofcotton

    LOVE the colour! It looks great on you; very tailored looking yet still casual. You made me want to make this dress.

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    Mar 29, 2010, 06.30 AMby elkarage

    Just perfect…Lovely colour!!! Brava bravo bravisimo…

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    Mar 29, 2010, 12.56 AMby storres56

    The color looks wonderful on you. The dress is very chic.

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    Mar 29, 2010, 12.46 AMby nessys

    This really is lovely – I am totally in love with that green – and am always in favor of skipping a zip!!! Looks comfy too – and practical – you can dress it up or down.

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    Mar 28, 2010, 10.56 PMby kphollander

    SOOO darling! :)

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    Mar 28, 2010, 09.56 AMby bttn

    I love your Danielle in this vibrant green fabric, and envy your necklace :)

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    Mar 28, 2010, 12.26 AMby nenasew

    Love, Love. Great color.

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    Mar 27, 2010, 09.15 PMby twoboos

    This is my favorite pattern of all time!!! The GREEN wool is perfect for it and you look super cute!! well done!

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    Mar 27, 2010, 12.36 PMby elaine-bin

    Love the dress it looks great and the colour is lovely.

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    Mar 27, 2010, 02.56 AMby txlibrarian


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    Mar 27, 2010, 01.29 AMby Laci Hodges

    LOVE the color! very cute!

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    Mar 26, 2010, 10.20 PMby BeYou TiFul

    This looks just gorgeous, perfect color, suits you very well!

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    Mar 26, 2010, 09.17 PMby suzetewilliams

    Ooooh, great dress and fantastic colour! I love your haircut by the way. :-)

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    Mar 26, 2010, 08.41 PMby Anna Aasbjerg

    Love the dress, love the color, love the way it fits you! You’re lucky to be able to make dresses out of small pieces of fabric! I’m 5’9,5"!

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    Mar 26, 2010, 08.06 PMby Brumby Ramsay

    I really like this, you have completely changed my opinion on the Danielle, I never would have even looked at making it before seeing your project!

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      Mar 26, 2010, 08.24 PMby corduroycoat

      I had never considered it either, but without the sleeves in a beautiful solid color it really made such a fantastically classic basic. Plus it’s super easy to make! It only took me about 3 hours to put together!

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    Mar 26, 2010, 07.43 PMby 0mega

    Very very nice – it’s funny, I was just trying to figure out how much fabric would be needed to make this without sleeves! Thank you for including that useful bit of information.

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      Mar 26, 2010, 08.26 PMby corduroycoat

      You’re very welcome! ;-)

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    Mar 26, 2010, 07.10 PMby ink

    You lucky lady! I have a friend who is tiny like you and she needs like 1 yard to make a gown! I can barely make a couple of sleeves with the same quantity! You look stunning in this dress. (looks like you feel amazing in it) Love the colour and the tailoring, the fabric looks well-made even in a photo. Stunner colour on you!

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      Mar 26, 2010, 08.25 PMby corduroycoat

      Thank you! I do always feel a little smug when I leave the fabric store with a mere yard of fabric. It can literally pay to be short sometimes, hehe.

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    Mar 26, 2010, 06.37 PMby evildaemonlady

    Very cute – I love that color! Great necklace, too.

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