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    Duvet Cover Essex Dress


    What a find this $2 second hand duvet cover was! I was drawn to the color combo…pink and orange are such a chic combo!



    I decided to turn it into a spring Essex Dress because the fabric was really soft and with the pullover style of the Essex, I knew it’d be one I’d get a lot of wear out of.



    I chose the long puffed sleeve style as opposed to the flutter sleeve and also sewed in the pockets! I added a neon green bias tape to the back neck finish for a pop of color.



    I’m wearing it with Birkenstocks as well as sneakers (comfort) 🙂 But I could definitely dress it up with ballerina flats or even a heeled sandal.




    I hope my dress inspires you to take a peek at your local second hand store – maybe there is a duvet cover waiting for you to make an Essex dress 🙂 Tag me over on Instagram @sewingandthecity if you do!


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