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Graffiti Knit Cowl Neck Dress

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Cowl Neck Graffiti Print Dress

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Cute, Hipster, Casual, Funky, Classic, Mod
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What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Burda style 118A 10/2012; Burda Style 101 10/2012

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What materials did you use? Rayon/Lycra Jersey in abstract graffiti print; clear elastic; interfacing for cuffs; vilene bias/stay tape. A mixture of Burda Style 10/2012 118A Cowl Dress and Burda Style 11/2012 101 Chiffon Dress sleeves. Other slight changes were made - no zipper is used; sleeves lengthened; length shortened.

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What are you most proud of? Mission: accomplished!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Reinforce all horizontal seams with elastic or stay tape I also stabilized the gathering at the waist (elastic) and armholes (stay tape). Since the pattern is bias cut in parts you want to be sure it keeps its shape. Especially when using a knit!

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Great work Jill. Fits you great

01/24/2013 Flag

Thank you Scheri! Its sooo soft and comfy. The perfect dress for a casual night out.

01/27/2013 Flag

Wow, super nice. Looks fantastic on you:0)

07/27/2013 Flag

thank you purdy! i admit - i love this dress, too lol ;)

07/28/2013 Flag