However, this being my first wrap dress I’m not totally convinced these are the universal dress every fashion editor makes them out to be. This one is extremely hugging at every bump and curve. It tends to droop, so I’m constantly futzing with it. I tied it rather tight at work and it felt a bit restraining. The fabric was very soft and it did feel like wearing pajamas which isn’t a bad thing. I don’t know I’ll need to wear it a few times to see if I want to make another one or maybe try a different knit that isn’t so body conscious. Do you like wrap dresses? Any suggestions? See more of the pattern review and alterations. Continue reading
I found a dress at the thrift shop (seen below) that I liked but felt I could improve upon it. The dress is a knit so copying it was a lot easier than a woven. I did have troubles with the armscye and sleeves. The first sample they were all wrong. I then just used a sleeve and armscye from a existing pattern. I was surprised that it worked. These are the best looking sleeves EVER! (Sleeves are always a problem for me)
Here’s a run down of the process.