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Reversible Redux Dress

Added Dec 16, 2010

by lazystitching

Auckland, New Ze...






I gave in and made a different version of the pattern I used on the Double Cowl Dress. This time I swapped the skirt pieces for my tried and true Burdastyle Jenny – cutting the back piece on the fold but still including the darts.
I wanted to wear this to work so instead of the drape at the back as well as the front I used the front of View C to create the back bodice.

This had the unplanned but happy result of making the dress reverdsible, great if you don’t have time to change afterwork in the festive season!

Blogged Here.
Pattern Reviewed Here.

Material Notes

1.5m of a crepe textured poly knit.




Spring, Summer
Garment Type

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    Dec 9, 2011, 08.08 PMby Holy Button Glory

    This dress looks really good on you.as a plus size women who always tries to find new patterns that do a bigger girl justice i applaud you! it’s really hard to find(not to mention make) a plus size dress that not only looks good on, but compliment your assets and looks chic and not feel like your hiding in a tent. you have reachet all those goals and then some! you inspire me to keep and try making one on my own! thanks!

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    Dec 19, 2010, 04.34 PMby zozowahine

    Oooh, this looks lovely on you! x

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    Dec 17, 2010, 06.38 AMby lauriana

    It’s a very stylish little black dress which looks great on you. I’m actually quite surprised to see it really work as a reversible garment. Usually, with fitted items, the shape just isn’t right for that.

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      Dec 17, 2010, 09.37 AMby lazystitching

      Thank you!

      I know, I was totally surprised too, as I hadn’t planned it that way, but I think the fabric has enough stretch and drape to it that it skims over everything rather than clings.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 09.23 PMby Olivia Anne

    very nice

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    Dec 16, 2010, 07.38 PMby nenasew

    Simply elegant. Looks fantastic on you.

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    Dec 16, 2010, 09.14 AMby analogue

    Perfect little black dress, you look very elegant!

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