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Chevron-striped Jersey Dress

Added Aug 19, 2011

by suzeb

New York, New Yo...






I’m loving this reddish-orangey-coral jersey dress I made this week, which was inspired partly by Burdastyle members sprucedoll’s “How-do-you-Bardot Maillot” and Oonabaloona’s “Birthday Date Dress,” which both featured chevron stripes created by cutting striped fabric on the bias. I made the pattern for this by draping on my dressform, and sewed the whole thing on my serger, even the blind hem. The bodice is double-layered, with white jersey underneath to give it a bit more support (and a faux piped neckline). The skirt was super simple: just two long rectangles sewn together and gathered. I made a waistband, but ended up wearing a belt on top. I blogged about it here: http://mybeaubaby.blogspot.com/2011/08/chevron-striped-jersey-dressand-great.html




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type
Casual, Classic, Romantic
Cotton, Knits/Jersey

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    Nov 16, 2011, 08.33 PMby daughterfish

    How am I just seeing this?! Lovely! Really dig that orange color!

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      Nov 17, 2011, 01.22 AMby suzeb

      Thanks! Your maillot was my inspiration.

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    Aug 24, 2011, 01.51 AMby wildcatspow


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    Aug 20, 2011, 04.42 PMby Dee Durrant

    Lovely dress!

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    Aug 19, 2011, 07.33 PMby ilksen bahşi

    Very sweet design.I like

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    Aug 19, 2011, 06.20 PMby zickzack

    Love the bias and the colour!

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    Aug 19, 2011, 11.35 AMby suzeb

    Thanks, ladies!

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    Aug 19, 2011, 08.58 AMby The Tropical Sewist

    loving the colour and swinginess!

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    Aug 19, 2011, 06.16 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

    i really like the colour! and the idea of bias cut strips. its very lovely :)

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    Aug 19, 2011, 06.16 AMby emlj

    that looks great!

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