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Royal Velvet Dress

Added Oct 17, 2012

by sweetharte

Toronto, Canada






This is a dress essentially made from a t-shirt pattern. I added a waist band and serged a 1 1/2" wide elastic in to it, and for the skirt I improved a simple aline. Use a twin needle to complete your sleeves, hem and neckline for a real professional finish. This dress has no zippers or buttons so it is as easy to make as it is to wear! It feels good to look luxurious in something so simple!

Material Notes

For this kind of dress you must have a stretch velvet, and I find it much easier to work with one that doesn’t have a nap.




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    Nov 20, 2012, 07.40 PMby Kim Mullins

    wow totally gorgeous dress. you look stunning in it. tutorial?? big smile please* best convincing big eye look* or if not a drawing of how you did it????

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    Oct 17, 2012, 07.38 PMby memoryseed

    Very cute! Love the dress and the color is amazing on you!

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    Oct 17, 2012, 06.07 PMby Linda74Sews

    Lovely dress. I’m not as experienced working with knits, no less stretch velvet, so I am impressed.

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    Oct 17, 2012, 05.23 PMby mwelland

    Looks amazing! The colour is fantastic with your hair. I love your modeling too!

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