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Twisted Tank...becomes twisted tank maxi dress

Added Jul 11, 2013

by countach570

Catania, Italy






I got addicted to this pattern because it is so easy and makes the most chic tanks. I live in tanks in the summer and this pattern will be a staple. I adjusted it to make it a maxi tank dress…another of my wardrobe basics and this will definitely be a go-to dress for the summer. Perfect with platform sandals and you can belt it .

Material Notes

I think it could work well for prints or solids. If there is a “wrong” side to the fabric then you may want to line the top so when the straps twist you don’t see an obvious wrong side.




Summer, Spring
Garment Type
Beach, Casual
Cotton, Blends, Knits/Jersey

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    Aug 9, 2013, 05.31 PMby nehozack

    The perfect white summer dress, and, I think it would look as great as a midi, as it does a maxi – Wow – great with your skin tone, elegant, and could be casual or dressy depending on how you style it… again WOW! This is why we go on Burdastyle :)

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    Jul 31, 2013, 04.42 PMby craftoholic

    Great idea, and the dress looks beautiful on you, as do your other versions. I just downloaded this pattern to make a tank, but I might try a dress as well, I just love the casual yet elegant style.

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    Jul 17, 2013, 07.52 PMby Kasiorist

    great idea! and I thought the pattern was nothing to write home about! #inspiration

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    Jul 12, 2013, 01.56 PMby Bbtiny

    I like it very much, this dress! It suits you perfectly!

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    Jul 11, 2013, 11.02 PMby countach570

    thank you!!! I think this will be on repeat for the whole summer.

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    Jul 11, 2013, 10.11 PMby Mary Athey

    gorgeous dress, you did a cracking job turning this top into a dress x

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