Sunday, July 17, 2011

Just made it up!

I have a favorite knit little black dress that I wanted to clone. I found this fabulous fabric at High Fashion that is just rows and rows of small ruffles with an overall animal print. I bought a little over a yard and used my favorite LBD as a pattern, simply leaving a seam allowance. I actually used both selvedge edges as part of the dress. One selvedge had little points all along it (see below) so I cut a strip of this to put around the neckline to add a little flounce. The other selvedge was nice and plain with quite a bit of stretch to it so I used it to bind the armholes. Voila! Instant fabulous little brown dress! The motto here is "don't be afraid to experiment! What's the worst that can happen?"

1 comment:

  1. Love it! You've just reminded me that I have some similar (kind of) fabric that needs to have something done to it.


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