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Poppy Fields Fall Maxi Dress

By: Anshu From Blooms & Bugs

Combining three ready-to-wear cotton pieces completed the Poppy Fields Fall Maxi Dress. Use this easy DIY maxi dress as inspiration to create your own. Women's maxi dresses are not only easy to make, they're comfy and trendy. Pair this adorable dress with boots and a light jacket for a perfect fall outfit.

Poppy Fields Fall Maxi Dress
Poppy Fields Fall Maxi Dress
This image courtesy of Blooms & Bugs

Project Type: Make a Project

Time to complete: In an evening

Sewn by: Machine


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When I first seen it I liked it, It's your style and it helped me with some new ideas. Thanks so much for sharing!

I love the concept, but I don't care for the added material around the neck. I think it would be much more flattering with just a scoop neckline. . Otherwise, it's really cute!

I love doing this, as I have skirts that are too small, but if added to a top you already have as an empire dress, the skirt can be used. Of course if you have a skirt that is too tight, yes, you can add panels to make it fit your current shape. Basically, take material you like and use your old skirt as a pattern and add as much as you need to fit your shape, then tear out the old seams and sew new fabric on. There are always options. I take old jeans, cut off from the crotch down and add an old skirt, then of course I reuse the jeans for other projects. Have fun and experiment, it's not like your ruining fabric you bought, you've gotten use out of the garment

The dress is a neat idea, but I'm wondering if you can redo a skirt or dress that is too small. I'm very new to sewing and have ideas but don't know how to go about making them work. If I had a skirt that was too tight to fit, could I do something like insert a panel from another skirt for a kind of peekaboo effect, or is that getting too detailed and cumbersome?


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