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floral flounces

Added Feb 5, 2011

by fabricaddict

Durban, South Af...






I had seen this dress made by a few others and really liked the flounce detail and the classic look of it and thought it would suit this grey and red floral fabric I’d bought a while back. The pattern is Simplicity 2360. I roll hemmed the flounces, and used electric blue satin bias binding for the neck and arms, the dress is quick to make – but I haven’t worn it yet because I haven’t gotten round to tacking the belt and pressing it flat – I can be such a procrastinator once the excitement of seeing how the garment has turned out is over! But tomorrow I will press that belt and wear this to work on Monday :-)




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type
Casual, Classic, Romantic

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    Mar 11, 2011, 02.23 AMby kiwi-holly

    I am making this now after seeing what you produced! But…. unfortunately I made it a size too small… After unpicking it all and making the seams smaller and putting in a zip, hopefully I will be able to wear it before summer runs out.!

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    Mar 9, 2011, 01.35 AMby sassisewer

    making it right now! ;)

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    Feb 14, 2011, 03.35 PMby little-meep

    I’m working on a version of this pattern at the moment, so its great to see another example of it made up. Will post mine when I finally get round to finishing it!

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    Feb 12, 2011, 08.29 PMby prairieponygirl

    Gorgeous job and gorgeous fabric.

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    Feb 11, 2011, 11.58 PMby aleah

    Great dress! I found a dress in the same style at H&M, and I really wanted to make something like it… now I’ve got a pattern thanks to you. The fabric looks lovely.

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    Feb 11, 2011, 07.40 PMby mamamodista


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    Feb 11, 2011, 06.14 PMby Käsekosmonautin

    I have to get the pattern ;-)

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    Feb 11, 2011, 03.27 PMby lennert

    Really nice! Love the ruffles and the fabric…

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    Feb 7, 2011, 01.40 PMby loulourosa

    This is a very cute dress, and it looks so good on you!

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    Feb 6, 2011, 09.33 PMby sarsaparilla

    Gorgeous dress! I really love the fabric you chose :)

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    Feb 6, 2011, 09.22 PMby missycas17

    Fabric and pattern are perfect for each other. Very cute.

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    Feb 6, 2011, 12.10 PMby margrietmg

    Pretty! The fabric is perfect!

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    Feb 6, 2011, 05.09 AMby madebymeg

    this looks great. definitely better than the pictures on the pattern! i don’t know why but the project runway patterns always look so boring to me—you made this one come alive.

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    Feb 6, 2011, 02.31 AMby rebeccalady

    awww it’s so cute!!! :-) i want to get my hands on the pattern now!

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    Feb 6, 2011, 12.04 AMby amberlove

    It’s beautiful, great job. All of you making this pattern are inspiring me to do the same!

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    Feb 5, 2011, 11.18 PMby junaluska

    I love the fabric, and the flounces look fantastic!

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    Feb 5, 2011, 09.36 PMby Erin E

    The dress is really cute, but so are your shoes! Heehee :)

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    Feb 5, 2011, 08.39 PMby charlotteauzou

    This is a really pretty fabric and the ruffles are cute !

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