Work Week Drape Drape

Added Nov 8, 2011

by madebymeg

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Description

It’s Monday, and that means time for a work-week dress. Last time you saw this pattern, it was in the form of a flannel shirt, so this is a little different take on the design (though probably a little closer to the pattern maker’s original intent). I had a few problems making this dress, including my serger going through all the layers and my lack of good fabric layout. Besides the fact that I had to cut the sleeves in two pieces, they were much more loose than I expected. I took them in, but they look best rolled up. Overall it was an easy, quick dress to make if you already have the pattern pieces cut out.

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Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Bohemian, Casual
Material
Knits/Jersey

Credits

Drape Drape Vol. 1's

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    Jan 23, 2012, 06.13 PMby Wendy Maxwell

    This is really classy .. & so versatile … I know that in Qld, it will be perfect in Autumn, Spring & mild winter days with tights … & I adore the way the side drapes turning into a side pocket …! You’ve done a terrific job of this & shold feel a million dollars when you wear it. I know I would!! :)

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    Nov 30, 2011, 09.52 AMby urbandon

    Beautiful!

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    Nov 15, 2011, 01.48 AMby liliashp

    Very chic- it looks great on you!

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    Nov 14, 2011, 06.30 PMby beckandmatt

    That looks fab…maybe a bit advanced for me though ;-)

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    Nov 9, 2011, 06.20 AMby carolyn-s

    Beautiful; you’ve done a fab job with this design!

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    Nov 8, 2011, 06.20 PMby tejka

    wow, ia am surprised. i think it’s quite difficult to make it:D maybe now i’ll try.

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      Nov 8, 2011, 07.09 PMby madebymeg

      well, maybe it helped that it was my second time around. and cutting out the pattern pieces takes a little effort

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    Nov 8, 2011, 05.44 PMby carottesauvage

    uh! That really swell! I always thought this would look quite baggy but it’s Ok!

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      Nov 8, 2011, 05.57 PMby madebymeg

      just the sleeves were baggy and needed to be modified. you also could gather or belt the waist…

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    Nov 8, 2011, 11.42 AMby magdamagda

    Interesting design, so comfy and versatile!

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