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Find a flattering, fashionable, and fun DIY dress from this easy-to-read tutorial. The Lady's Shirred Maxi Dress is not only an easy dress to make for sewers of all levels, it is one that will quickly become a go-to item in your wardrobe. Style this dress for formal occasions or a casual get-together. Cinching in the torso of this dress highlights one of the smallest areas of your body, while the long maxi skirt provides the right amount of coverage. Easy to make and easy to wear, this dress pattern tutorial is one for a clever lady.

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A shirred maxi dress would be so comfortable for summer wear. According to the instructions, this maxi dress seems simple to make. No pattern needed, just personal measurements on what the length and width of the bodice should be and the length of the dress. The shirred bodice is what gives this dress style.

looks like it would be easy to make

Cute! And it looks comfortable, too.

I love long dresses and skirts. This is very attractive!

I really love this!!

I don't know if my other comment was saved or not...but this is a cute maxi dress. I like to wear longer dresses and need to make this one. Looks very easy to make.

Cute maxi dress. I love to wear longer dresses. I need to give this one a try!

I like to wear long dresses. Will need to try this pattern soon.

Nice style.


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