Gathered Waist Summer DIY Dress

Gathered Waist Summer DIY Dress
Gathered Waist Summer DIY Dress
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If you've ever wanted to twirl around in a green field in the middle of the afternoon, this Gathered Waist Summer DIY Dress is the perfect dress for it! It's simple enough to make, even for beginners. You'll need two yards of cotton fabric, two yards of chiffon for the lining, some elastic, a button and some basic sewing tools to follow this dress tutorial. This DIY dress has a high neck line and is about knee length, so it's appropriate for work. The A-line skirt of this dress makes it flattering for any body type.

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Sewn byMachine


Materials List

  • main fabric
  • fabric for lining
  • elastic
  • fabric marker
  • scissors
  • matching thread

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Definitely my style as I am a lil hippy in the hips!

This dress is beautiful! I love the floral pattern and that it cinches your waist. Definitely a summer must-have.


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