Reblogged from Carihomemaker.com
During May for The Monthly Stitch, the focus was on knits. I suppose the t-shirts I made for Romeo would have counted, but what I really wanted to make was a copy-cat version of the “Coach Tour Dress” from ModCloth.
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I’ve never run across a pattern for a dress exactly like this one, so I combined some patterns with some self-drafting and came up with something pretty close to my inspiration dress.
The most distinctive feature of this dress is the asymmetric collar. I used McCall’s 6796 for the top of the bodice.
The sleeves were part of the McCall’s pattern, though the inspiration dress doesn’t have them. I was hoping for a multi-season dress, so sleeves seemed like a good idea. The waistband and tabs I drafted on my own. The skirt is the Kitschy Coo Lady Skater dress skirt. I slashed and spread the pattern…
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Great job! I just tried to copycat a vogue pattern actually…thinking I could get pretty close with a McCalls pattern I already own. Let’s just say mine did not go so well 🙂 You did a fabulous job on this – it’s such a great color, too!
Wow! that’s a really beautiful dress. I love the Modcloth styles, they are so cute! You really did a great job of copying it. I like the sleeve addition, you’ll be able to wear it through out the different seasons.
Perfection! Such a great job and it looks fantastic on you!