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Polka dot dress with sleeves

Added Dec 6, 2011

by picklelilly

Stockholm, Sweden






I made this dress a couple of months ago and it instantly became a favourite. I wanted to create a simple and versatile design that lasts more than one season, and I’m happy with the result! It’s perfect for autumn and winter with its long sleeves. When I don’t want to wear it just as it is, I either dress it down with a white shirt underneath, or I add som pearls and heels to wear it at more classy events.

I drafted the pattern myself, and made the covered buttoning in the back instead of a zipper. I think that’s a detail that makes this otherwise pretty simple dress look well made and neat.

Material Notes

No idea!




Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Mod, Preppy

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    Jul 30, 2012, 06.51 PMby pampula

    Oh, this is too lovely! So simple, pretty and comfortable, the fabric covered buttons are great too :-)

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    Dec 20, 2011, 10.05 PMby Jenny808

    Gorgeous, the simplicity paid off really well!

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    Dec 15, 2011, 11.46 PMby jaderbug

    This is so awesome!

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    Dec 7, 2011, 07.55 AMby monikapullerits

    Very stylish and girly! Buttons are greta details :) LOve the stockings ;)

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    Dec 7, 2011, 01.09 AMby Tracey McGowan Wirth

    Anything with polka dots I love! This is sooooo cute and I think you are right about the covered buttons on the back- perfect! It would be a dress that I would wear! Great job!

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    Dec 6, 2011, 10.59 PMby turtlegirl00

    the print is perfect for the style—looks GREAT!

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    Dec 6, 2011, 09.06 PMby Lucha Suarez

    So cute! I love it with the socks!

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    Dec 6, 2011, 08.50 PMby laurii

    this is the cutest dress ever! you look adorable in it:) x

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    Dec 6, 2011, 08.36 PMby sunnilj9

    I adore it! Such a great retro/60’s vibe too. Fabric is to die for – I love polka dots!

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    Dec 6, 2011, 07.46 PMby Mari Np

    looks gorgeous and very comfy!

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    Dec 6, 2011, 07.14 PMby Andrea Delesdernier


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    Dec 6, 2011, 06.10 PMby groovymama

    Love it!

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