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Zebra print on Off-white

Added Nov 26, 2013

by nishavinod2009

Bangalore, India






I had to buy this fabric as soon as i saw it. But I only bought a metre coz i initially planned to make a top out of it. At home i changed my mind and made this dress…. the pattern is inspired from various other paneled dresses, but altered to my liking… I had bought black polyester fabric to emblemish the top that i had initially planned, but decided to make side panels out of it.. half way through the thinking process, I realized that instead of the black polyester, I cud use two-way stretch jersey that i had leftover from another dress, which will solve a lot of fitting issues… and it did. Because of the stretch jersey, dress was easy to slip into and I dint even need to unzip the invisible zipper that i had stitched at center back,so i removed it and just sewed seams down. i just used one panel each for each side….so a super easy dress that i finished in a day. the armholes, the necklines are sewed using the all-in-one facing technique, but with little modifications, dress is not lined, two bust darts…. have some hand sewing to be done to the neck and arm-hole facing but i wanted to get pictures first..

Material Notes

Polyester and two way stretch jersey for the side panels




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Casual, Evening Wear, Other
Knits/Jersey, Polyester

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    Jan 27, 2014, 08.17 PMby tigger0580

    Hello, I really like how you turn one meter of fabric into a beautiful dress.

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    Dec 8, 2013, 11.41 PMby ItsMeJacqui

    Very nicely done! Really enhances your figure. I love animal prints…

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    Nov 27, 2013, 04.29 AMby MegH

    Beautiful dress, and love the zebra! Those side panels are awesome too, great job.

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    Nov 26, 2013, 07.42 PMby rita61

    Great dress; fits great.

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    Nov 26, 2013, 04.55 PMby liliv-1

    Fabulous dress, very slimming and sexy!

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      Nov 27, 2013, 04.58 PMby nishavinod2009

      thank you, thank you and thank you! muah!

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    Nov 26, 2013, 04.48 PMby kisses

    Fabulous and great fit…love the fabric I would certainly buy it too

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    Nov 26, 2013, 04.22 PMby Mary Athey

    Fabulous dress and its lovely on you x

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    Nov 26, 2013, 03.43 PMby yenny lee


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    Nov 26, 2013, 01.16 PMby Winnie Nkosi

    Nice dress,i love prints:)

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      Nov 27, 2013, 05.00 PMby nishavinod2009

      I just started to love prints, thank you

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    Nov 26, 2013, 11.23 AMby schnui

    Great dress and use of fabric.

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    Nov 26, 2013, 11.02 AMby martinK

    amazing! great, love it :-)

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    Nov 26, 2013, 10.45 AMby Tiffy5t

    Very pretty

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