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Stretch fabric dress

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My new dress

Created in this Craftsy class

Sewing With Knits: 5 Wardrobe Essentials taught by Meg McElwee

Stretch your sewing skills by making a soft T-shirt, comfy yoga pants, a fleecy hoodie or a flowing dress with Meg McElwee of Sew Liberated.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Traditional, Formal / Bridal
NellyJane on

What materials did you use? Ponteroma two way stretch fabric. Polyester thread

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What are you most proud of? I managed to get the front and back pin tucks to match exactly, it took a while but it was worth the fiddle.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Relax and enjoy it, I watched all of the first three sections and the start of the hoodie construction and that gave me the knowledge I needed to start sewing with confidence. Meg is right, it's quite easy once you get going.

NellyJane on

Really lovely and great fit! You should be proud of yourself.

09/26/2012 Flag

Thank you, it was good fun to make as I'd never worked with stretch fabric before.

09/27/2012 Flag

Oooh, really nice!

10/09/2012 Flag


10/09/2012 Flag

Very stylish and beautifully made.

10/21/2012 Flag

Thank you, I'm just waiting for another suitable occasion to wear it.

10/21/2012 Flag

Lovely dress and outfit. Kudos, you did a fantastic job.

12/23/2012 Flag

Thank you, I'm about to start on another stretch fabric outfit, this time a top. I don't have a pattern, I'm just going to make it up...fingers crossed!

01/12/2013 Flag

Cant believe this is your first try. Fantastic!

01/02/2013 Flag

Thank you, it was definitely a case of research before starting and having the right equipment that made it successful and stress free.

01/02/2013 Flag