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Black and Blue Ice Dyed dress (New Look 6209)

Added Aug 20, 2013

by Jane Lange






I’ve been playing with different dyeing techniques. The main part of this is based on ice dyeing. I chose a pattern with uber flattering black side panels to allow the print to take center stage (and to give an illusion of an hourglass figure). I made this in a size 10, but had to take in the sides a lot to get a more fitted silhouette. The side parts are stretch denim, so it was possible to get a pretty close fit without too much trouble.

The second dress was a muslin for this one.

Material Notes

Dress 1: Dyed cloth is a hemp-cotton blend. Side panels are a black stretch denim, sleeves are a lightweight denim.
Dress 2: Cotton poplin, and green denim




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type

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    Aug 23, 2013, 01.14 AMby Ridoggs


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    Aug 22, 2013, 08.05 PMby marlalalalere

    love it love it love it!!!!

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    Aug 21, 2013, 02.18 PMby yasin lopez

    Very beautiful. Love it!

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    Aug 21, 2013, 01.26 AMby Lela Thompson

    beautifully done!

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    Aug 20, 2013, 08.33 PMby papermothballvintage

    Thats so amazing that you dyed the fabric yourself!

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    Aug 20, 2013, 08.13 PMby Jane Lange

    Thanks guys! This was a super fun project for me. Happy sewing:)

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    Aug 20, 2013, 07.51 PMby cris orange

    really really nice!

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    Aug 20, 2013, 04.45 PMby rachp

    just wow!

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    Aug 20, 2013, 03.58 PMby liliv-1

    I love it!

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    Aug 20, 2013, 01.52 PMby max

    I got hooked on ice dyeing! I love the unexpected effects! Your dress is beautiful on you and I love the center panel.

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      Aug 21, 2013, 07.09 AMby Jane Lange

      I know, it’s kinda tempting to turn my entire apartment into an ice dyeing enterprise:)

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    Aug 20, 2013, 12.47 PMby kisses

    Nicely done…like the dyeing on the first dress

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    Aug 20, 2013, 12.19 PMby nishavinod2009

    Wow! Its a fantastic dress! the dyeing has come out great and the pattern is superb! Love the whole dress, pattern, fit n everything!

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    Aug 20, 2013, 09.42 AMby Mary Athey

    both are lovely. the black ones gorgeous though and the dying job looks fab x

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