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Bohemian Infinity Dress… « Needles, Thread and Love

Bohemian Infinity Dress… « Needles, Thread and Love
I saw this dress as a project in vol. 4 of the Quick Stuff To Sew magazine. It was insanely easy to make and I love it so much! Its so flowy and bohemian… The dress is essentially a circle skirt with two really long straps sewn onto the front. You can wrap the straps around you in different ways to make a smorgasbord of dresses! Heres a link to a tutorial and some strap wrapping inspiration. The magazine shows you how to create a ton of different looks… it would be so perfect for traveling. Like this: Like Loading...

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