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SewStylish Spring Fashion Challenge 2017

World traveler dress

Jun 03, 2017
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World traveler dress

This denim dress with map print accents inspires thoughts of travel. Each piece was carefully placed on the fabric to show off specific portions of the maps.

I started with a commercial pattern and embellished the sleeves with cuffs to coordinate with the green outlines on the maps. I used a flat-felled finishes on most seams as a nod to blue jeans. Using that technique on princess seams was a challenge, but gives the dress a nice fit and structure.

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