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Taupe Circle Dress

Added Jan 5, 2013

by MaycieAfterFive

Monterey, Califo...






Twirly dress I whipped up for a friend’s birthday dinner. I used a wool blend fabric, fully lined it, and installed an invisible zipper in the center back.

Check out another view of this dress here and read more about it on, Maycie After Five.


Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Casual, Classic, Evening Wear, Vintage

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    Jan 20, 2013, 01.00 PMby madyb

    I love this!

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    Jan 8, 2013, 07.45 AMby medea

    Thanks so much :D

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    Jan 7, 2013, 09.52 PMby ladytap

    Gorgeous! This is EXACTLY the dress that I’ve been trying to find a pattern for. I was planning on finding a similar bodice pattern and then just substituting a circle skirt. Do you happen to have the pattern for this dress for sale?

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      Jan 8, 2013, 07.45 PMby MaycieAfterFive

      Thanks Ladytap! At the moment, I don’t have this exact pattern for sale. My patterns will be released very very soon though. I’ll keep everyone updated here and on my blog when they come out. Thanks so much and have a good one!

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    Jan 7, 2013, 06.50 PMby medea

    that just looks perfect! I often use jersey so i never hem those circle skirts I make. How would you do that with cotton or any other fabric that frays? can you recommend a tutorial on that sort of thing?

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      Jan 7, 2013, 09.13 PMby MaycieAfterFive

      Oh thanks Medea! Using jersey is a great idea. I have to try it. Plus, I love how comfy jersey feels on the body.

      Gretchen from Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing has an awesome video on it. Check it out!


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    Jan 6, 2013, 03.44 PMby chula123

    Love it !! looks very stylish and I also think it looks fab with your leather jacket ! Well done !

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    Jan 6, 2013, 01.23 PMby jadealamode

    lovely dress!

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      Jan 6, 2013, 09.45 PMby MaycieAfterFive

      You’re so sweet Jadealamode! Thanks so much.

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    Jan 6, 2013, 12.01 PMby prettysewinggirl

    oh its perfect :) Will take me soooo long to sew this…. you just whipped it up :) well done, and happy sewing!!!

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      Jan 6, 2013, 09.55 PMby MaycieAfterFive

      Thanks so much Francini! Believe me it was really easy to sew. The part that took the longest was the pattern-making and the hemming part. I learned that hemming a full circle skirt takes quite some time.

      Have a good one!

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    Jan 6, 2013, 12.08 AMby sewneenee

    lovely dress and your styling is perfect!

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      Jan 6, 2013, 09.56 PMby MaycieAfterFive

      Thanks sewneenee. I appreciate that!

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    Jan 5, 2013, 09.22 PMby infinite-plus-one

    I love this, looks incredibly classy!

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    Jan 5, 2013, 08.02 PMby Inga 888

    I agree, the dress is nice + the leather jacket and shoes = very stylish :)

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    Jan 5, 2013, 07.35 PMby agarog

    So stylish:)

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    Jan 5, 2013, 06.54 PMby Skristi

    Love how you put this whole outfit together! The dress is really very nice!

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      Jan 5, 2013, 07.11 PMby MaycieAfterFive

      Thanks Skristi! I wanted to play down the very girly silhouette of this dress with the leather jacket. I rarely wear “fancy” dresses, but my friend’s dinner was in a pretty fancy place.

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      Jan 5, 2013, 07.35 PMby Skristi

      I sensed this and I think You did it very successfully :)

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    Jan 5, 2013, 06.34 PMby Mary Athey

    Just gorgeous.x

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