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Gathered Summer Dress

Gathered Summer Dress
Supplies: - Thrifted tank top, loose fitting. Mine was about $5. - Jersey knit fabric of your choice. I started with 2 yards & had a ton leftover. * - Coordinating thread. I used maroon thread + a shiny rayon mustard yellow thread. - Sewing machine - Scissors, pins, tailor's chalk *I used a special kind of jersey knit fabric, called ITY knit (interlocking twist yarn).

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