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Strapless Denim Sweetheart Dress

Added Oct 2, 2011

by Beagle83

Oak Grove, Orego...






A strapless, fitted denim dress, zippered up the back, with a sweetheart neckline. Comfortable enough to pair with flip flops, and easy enough to dress up with heels and great accessories.

Material Notes

Used a stretchy denim curtain bought at a thrift store. Easy to cut, sew, and presses well.




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Casual, Evening Wear, Romantic


BurdaYoung 7460

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    Oct 11, 2011, 08.22 AMby Ui Sellers

    Hi, LoVe this dress, beautifully done…just wondering, do you think it could be converted to be just a shirt? do you think it would be easy? Thank you for your input. xoxo uʻi

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      Dec 23, 2011, 12.09 AMby Beagle83

      Probably could – just cut the pieces shorter for a princess seam top – and probably even flare out the bottom of the pieces a 1/2 in or 1 in on either side of the new bottom seam, either straight lines for a flowy top, or keep the relative curves for a more formfitting one. good idea! i’ve been working on a good pattern for a sweetheart top like this one, but with a sheer tee that goes over it all, and connected. i’ll try to post pics of a dress like this i’ve been working on, but my own bodice pattern. love the idea for a top!

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      Dec 23, 2011, 12.10 AMby Beagle83

      also, sorry it took me forever to reply :)

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    Oct 2, 2011, 08.12 AMby RenaissanceBombshell


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    Oct 2, 2011, 02.20 AMby patti-r

    Wow, Looks Great!!!

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      Oct 2, 2011, 04.09 AMby Beagle83

      Thanks!! It’s my first venture into actual tailoring after the dress is sewn. Every curvy line in every pattern usually has to be straightened for my boyish figure (lol) and without a form, it can get uncomfortable taking it off with pins, but this turned out better than I could have hoped for. So glad to see the good ratings and feedback! :)

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