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Batwing White/Gold Dress

Added Oct 1, 2010

by abiah88

Brooklyn, New Yo...






I really love the cut of this. Since it is getting colder I wanted to make something that would be versatile enough in the cold weather!

Material Notes

This fabric was so cheap (3 dollars a yard) and I love it. It is a knit, somewhere between the weight of a light sweater and jersey, and is primarily white with strips of gold going through.


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    Mar 9, 2011, 09.02 PMby amanda129

    I love your dress!!!!

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    Jan 10, 2011, 05.43 AMby snow-sews

    so simple and i love it! great work!

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    Dec 23, 2010, 02.27 AMby kimprevost

    You inspired me to make this dress! I made it but its more of a practice one till I find some special fabric for it :) I kinda tagged you in my post tee hee!

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      Dec 24, 2010, 04.57 AMby abiah88

      hah awww thank you so much! your version is terrific, good luck finding that special fabric!

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    Oct 2, 2010, 08.27 AMby hongkongsewing

    I love this dress! Is there a pattern?

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      Oct 5, 2010, 08.00 PMby abiah88

      I based it off of a McCall’s pattern (m6161). And best of all it is one of their one hour patterns! It also has instructions for an added cowl neck or a v-neck

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    Oct 2, 2010, 02.24 AMby marloncosta

    Simple yet super beautiful and modern! It`s all about the material and how it drapes!

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    Oct 1, 2010, 10.07 PMby flynnflynn

    yowza – that’s awesome. that’s a fantastic dress for upcoming holiday parties!

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    Oct 1, 2010, 08.12 PMby sewdiva-1

    this is gorgeous!! did u use a pattern? if so which one?? lol

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      Oct 5, 2010, 07.59 PMby abiah88

      thank you so muchh!! I did not completely follow a pattern but is is based off of a McCall’s pattern (m6161). I just basically made it shorter…made the sleeves longer…and made the base of the dress (the hips) wider. It is a great pattern though and also offers variations for a cowl neck and v-neck, with various sleeve lengths.

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