Wrap Dress Sewalong – The Reveal!

floral wrap 1

floral wrap 2

Pattern: Butterick 5454; sleeve length altered
Fabric: ITY knit from Metro Textiles

Jacket: Michael Kors
Flats: Sperry

Surprise!  This actually isn’t the wrap dress I was planning on making for the sewalong – I started making this version in late February for vacation, but never finished it (hems – I hate sewing them…). I was almost finished with my original dress for the sewalong, but the flutter sleeves didn’t look right and I wanted to make it a sleeveless wrap dress instead.  So, this floral one ended up being perfect to   debut this past weekend for Easter and the timing was perfect to coincide with the sewalong.  Yay!

floral wrap 3

For the third rendition of Butterick 5454 (I still have to post version #2!) I took a stab at shortening the sleeves for something more spring-y.  The length is just how I like it – don’t you hate how cap sleeves scrunch up into your armpit?

And yes, there’s still snow on the ground here as you can see in the photos…but it’s a million times better than it has been in the past month.  We’ve had a lot of temps above freezing and the snow is retreating pretty quickly.  Now it’s leather jacket weather!

floral wrap 6

The no-gap wrap dress method works every time!

floral wrap 5

Hope your wrap dresses were a success!  My co-hosts Ruqayyah at Red Pants Designs and Meg at McCall’s also have their dresses up today, make sure to check them out.

And now, I’m off to pack for a work trip to Las Vegas for the week!  This dress is definitely coming with me.



  1. April 7, 2015 / 12:42 pm

    Super cute! I love the short sleeve version and your fabric. Perfect for the warmer weather we hope to experience again on the eastern seaboard.

  2. April 7, 2015 / 1:38 pm

    It's gorgeous! Love the fabric and you've nailed the fit. Lovely.

  3. April 7, 2015 / 3:11 pm

    Gorgeous dress and I love your sleeve length.

  4. April 7, 2015 / 5:24 pm

    This is just perfect on you! I'll have to try that SBA if I ever make a wrap dress.

  5. April 8, 2015 / 6:43 am

    Lovely, and really suits you. Very impressed with the fit and the lack of gape!

  6. April 10, 2015 / 2:15 am

    This dress is really cute, I love your fabric choice.

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