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Chevron Tank Dress

Added May 3, 2012

by stephanieu

Denver, Colorado...






I used the bodice of Simplicity 2497. The skirt pieces are just an extension of the bodice with an elastic casing.

See my blog for more details: makes the things

Material Notes

woven cotton




Garment Type



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    May 5, 2012, 04.21 PMby bhs

    Super cute and comfy dress! love, love, love it! and I like the hem a lot!

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    May 4, 2012, 11.54 AMby haphy81

    I really like your dress :) Unfortunately the link to your blog didn’t work :(

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      May 4, 2012, 03.36 PMby stephanieu

      it should work! Go to makesthethings.com if you want instructions on how to make your own!


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    May 3, 2012, 09.22 PMby RedDynamica

    i was just going to say: your matching was Perfect! and i saw someone else already noticed :) pics are great as well!

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    May 3, 2012, 08.19 PMby infinite-plus-one

    Looks amazing, and you look great on the photos (:

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    May 3, 2012, 05.39 PMby turtlegirl00

    love this dress! i am really digging the chevron effect lately! Great job!

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    May 3, 2012, 04.47 PMby smallone

    what a great example of how to use stripes…so simple but so effective – love it!!

    ….oooooh and I just looked at your blog with those interior construction shots…your construction is so perfect!

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      May 4, 2012, 01.22 AMby stephanieu

      Thanks! It’s such a simple silhouette that I thought I should take my time and make the inside pretty.

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    May 3, 2012, 01.02 PMby aeira

    You look just great in this dress ! and it’s done so well! I love it

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    May 3, 2012, 11.58 AMby erica-penton

    That is gorgeous! I love the colours in it too!

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    May 3, 2012, 10.48 AMby Amelia Midgley

    Very cool! Your matching is impeccable as well, which is something i never manage to do!

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      May 4, 2012, 01.21 AMby stephanieu

      I used a walking foot! Otherwise things would not have gone so smoothly. :)

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    May 3, 2012, 08.45 AMby Ljiljan

    Love it,it’s adorable !! :)

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    May 3, 2012, 06.27 AMby madebymeg

    love it! easy elegance

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