The sheath dress, so named for the way it fits, gives definition to the waist, has a fitted skirt, and typically is sleeveless and knee-length. Pair it with a jacket and pumps for work and then transition it into eveningwear with jewelry and a flirty shoe. Many women imagine only a slender model can wear a sheath dress. The silhouette is actually a wonderful choice for women of any size, because it skims the body without adding visual bulk. Helen Haughey will show you that a carefully created sheath dress does, indeed, flatter every figure in this article from Threads #170.
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Posted on Oct 28th, 2013 in sewing, online extras, garment construction, All How-To, downloads, threads magazine, article, sheath dress, Threads #170