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Denim zip-dress w quilted cap sleeves

Added Jul 5, 2010

by Nessa *

Adelaide, Australia

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Description

I have been admiring all the zippers out there this season, and really wanted to incorporate one into a casual dress…

The bodice is a modified pinafore pattern and the skirt is self-drafted. I was really lucky to be able to find a long metal zip in the second fabric shop I visited.

I think the quilted sleeves are cute and add an extra textural element. In hindsight, I wish that I had used thicker padding for the sleeves, but they turned out okay regardless, I think.

Material Notes

mid-weight cotton/elastine denim

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Casual
Material
Denim

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    Jul 6, 2010, 03.06 AMby littlecottondresses

    Simple yet stylish – gotta try to make this too

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      Jul 6, 2010, 03.50 AMby Nessa *

      Yes, you should absolutely give it a go. I think I will always wear mine with a slip underneath, though – the full-length zipper feels a little dangerous without!

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    Jul 5, 2010, 10.34 PMby sewingqueen-1

    The dress is great – love the sleeves and the zipper!

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    Jul 5, 2010, 07.57 AMby anajan

    Oh, this dress is sooo cute! Love it!

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    Jul 5, 2010, 05.16 AMby Nessa *

    Thank-you

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    Jul 5, 2010, 05.08 AMby keren

    It’s a beautiful dress. And the metal zipper on the front is great!!! Perfect!

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