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My Stingray Dress

Added Sep 6, 2012

by Redsonia

Piedmont, Italy






After have bought the whole collection of Pattern Magic books here I am with my first project inspired by Stingray dress in Pattern Magic 3. My version is not an exact copy but a variation. It wasn’t so difficult as I would expect. The fabric is leightweight knits.

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  • Princezica_large

    Sep 20, 2013, 08.36 PMby mokosha

    yup, i love it! dunno would i dare to make one for myself, my hips are too wide already :)

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    Jan 26, 2013, 01.52 AMby aarista

    by the way how did you make the neck lining? I find jersey fabric impossible to make bias tape from and it’s so annoying to work with jersey, how did you do it?

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      Jan 26, 2013, 07.41 PMby Redsonia

      Hi, the neck lining is cut on the lengthwise grain. I love working with knits, it’s such a forgiving fabric.

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    Jan 26, 2013, 01.51 AMby aarista

    you should check out the drape drape series. The first was eh (found it at the library) the second was pretty good and now i’m waiting for the 3rd. I made a similar dress for my sister but it was a v neck in the front and back

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    Sep 8, 2012, 04.27 PMby smallone

    oh I really like how this works and looks great on you.

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      Sep 9, 2012, 11.56 AMby Redsonia

      Thank you, smallone

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    Sep 7, 2012, 07.12 AMby prettysewinggirl

    Wow! Excellent! Love it :)

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      Sep 7, 2012, 07.54 AMby Redsonia

      Thank you so much!

  • Ri-twenty-profile-poi_large

    Sep 7, 2012, 06.45 AMby Ri-Twenty

    Che bello! Anche io ho i Pattern Magic, questo abito è uno sprone per iniziare… tra l’altro, la tua versione è decisamente più portabile :)

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      Sep 7, 2012, 07.00 AMby Redsonia

      Grazie mille, non è tanto difficile. La versione proposta nel libro mi sembrava troppo “gonfia”.

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    Sep 7, 2012, 02.50 AMby kisses

    really nice dress

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      Sep 7, 2012, 07.00 AMby Redsonia

      Thank you very much

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    Sep 6, 2012, 08.06 PMby Chynx

    lovely dress

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      Sep 7, 2012, 07.00 AMby Redsonia

      Thank you for the nice comment

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    Sep 6, 2012, 03.10 PMby Mary Athey

    its gorgeous x

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      Sep 6, 2012, 03.38 PMby Redsonia


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    Sep 6, 2012, 02.33 PMby SassyT

    Love it.

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      Sep 6, 2012, 03.04 PMby Redsonia

      Thank you!

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