The French Striped Dress Tutorial

By: Heather Clark from
The French Striped Dress Tutorial
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No one can doubt that the French have some serious style. Be the coolest of cool with this easy tutorial teaching you how to make a 1960s French-inspired dress. Read along and learn, step by step, how to sew a striped dress with a boat neckline and two front pockets. Pictures guide you along every step of the way. All you need are 1½ yards of knit striped fabric, matching thread, and a free weekend. Enjoy!

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Time to CompleteWeekend project

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Materials List

  • 1½ yards of knit striped fabric
  • Matching thread

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I really love this dress! I typically like dresses that fit a little more like a sheath dress, but the looser fit of this dress is perfect for warm weather during the summer.


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