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Anthropologie-Inspired Tie-Neck Sweater Dress

Added Dec 16, 2011

by CationDesigns

Los Angeles, Cal...






I saw a sweater dress at Anthro with a cute bow detail at the neck, but I wasn’t a fan of the length or colors. I had this sweater knit fabric at home that I knew would be perfect for making into my own version. I didn’t use a pattern for this; just traced off an old t-shirt I had to figure out the dimensions. The collar is just a really long rectangle attached at the neckline that extends out to tie into a bow. I did end up cutting a slit in the front under the bow and facing it in order to get my head through the top more easily.

The sweater knit was pretty easy to sew, even without a serger. However, it was difficult to keep the grainline straight and I don’t think I quite succeeded.

More details and pictures here.

Material Notes

red sweater knit of unknown composition; it had little black fibers running through it as well




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    Dec 24, 2011, 02.13 AMby bernieandi

    Wow I love it! You look so chic!

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    Dec 17, 2011, 09.53 AMby anneecharri

    really nice!

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    Dec 17, 2011, 02.24 AMby schnui

    Lovely dress and the red fabric is beautiful.

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    Dec 17, 2011, 12.07 AMby refutabletruth

    so cute! i love creating my own anthropologie-inspired clothes. :)

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    Dec 16, 2011, 10.08 PMby patti-r

    Love your version much better!!! Thank you for sharing the PDF and your talents!!

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    Dec 16, 2011, 09.30 PMby manola6176


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    Dec 16, 2011, 09.30 PMby manola6176


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