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Blue Dot Dress

Added Mar 1, 2010

by wondermeg

Lynnwood, United...






I made this dress from a cotton blend knit fabric I picked up the other day. I used a simple pattern and cut the bust 2 1/2 times wider than called for to add the pleats. I ended up taking several inches off in various places to get the correct fit. I think it still needs a few minor fixes, but I was so excited to get it done in one day!




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    Mar 2, 2010, 03.21 AMby spacexshoes

    Wow, I love this. It fits you so well. You’re tiny!

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    Mar 1, 2010, 05.58 PMby wondermeg

    Thanks so much everyone! :-) I could do a tutorial on the pleats, but I don’t know if I have the best technique, I made it up as I went along to be honest!

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    Mar 1, 2010, 03.59 PMby sunnilj9

    Its darling and I love the detail on the bodice!

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    Mar 1, 2010, 02.04 PMby minnieburton

    Just great!

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    Mar 1, 2010, 01.49 PMby keren

    beautiful dress, and it is lovely on you. I love the fabric and the design.

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    Mar 1, 2010, 01.18 PMby icecjan

    it’s gorgeous! love the fabric, you’ve done a great job.

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    Mar 1, 2010, 01.01 PMby elaine-bin

    The dress is really nice and looks great on you, well done !!!!

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    Mar 1, 2010, 12.09 PMby sandoz18

    Great fit and fabric!! I’d love to see a how-to on the pleats if you ever do it again.

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    Mar 1, 2010, 11.56 AMby Anna Aasbjerg

    Looks really, really good on you! :-)

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    Mar 1, 2010, 10.44 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    The fabric is lovely and the pleats look great, nice addition, you look great in it, well done :)

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    Mar 1, 2010, 09.13 AMby imvisible

    Your dress is very nice, I love the fabric and I think it fits very well!

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