+ Long tight knit maxi dress tutorial

Our trip to the grocery store is only 5 blocks away from out house which makes a nice little adventurous city walk for the us. Also a great photo-op! I was trying to get this done before v-day, because this is a “romantic dress” because of its tight revealing nature. But of course it can be made any day of the week and I looooove it.

2 yards of stretchy knit fabric
1. Cut a big rectangle as wide as your hip’s length and as long as your natural waist to the floor plus 2 inches. I always leave a little extra in case of mistakes.
2. Fold in once, iron, then hem the bottom and inch.
3. Fold in twice, iron, hem a 1/2 to 3/4 inch up to the length you want your slit. Mine was 18 inch (just to me knee).
4. Sew the seam up ending the stitch at the beginning of the slit’s hem.
5. Secure the slit from getting any bigger by sewing a topstitch at the top.
6. Cut out the top by using a tight knit shirt as your guide, the top needs to be shorter, ending an inch below your natural waist.
7. Sew up the sides and the shoulders.
8. Hem the sleeve 3/4 inch and the neckline 1/2 inch.
9. Join the top with the bottom by slipping the skirt into the neckline of the top, and pinning the waist opening right sides together.
10. Sew together.


  1. this is so beautiful, i can’t wait to give it a try!

  2. I wouldn’t say it’s so much revealing as just flattering. Actually kind of modest.

  3. love your maxi skirt — it looks so soft and comfy! xo


  4. This is adorable!! I have some knit fabric that I was just wondering what i should do with. Hopefully it’s stretchy enough because this is so cute!


  5. this dress is so perfect.
    and these pictures make me so excited to move to sf!


  6. Love this tutorial , have to try it soon!

    xo Meg


  7. Super cute. Love the SF photo op (:

  8. Love it! I’m all for the simplistic and cozy! Might be making this in a black knit.

  9. Your dress looks great thanks for the tutorial.

  10. super ! Zrobię taką:)

  11. I love this, it is so flattering!

  12. Great dress. Love the simplicity and how easy it is to personalise by changing the neckline/hem. Also think it would look cracking in a stripped jersey.

    Keep on creating and inspiring us all!

    x Elena @ Randomly Happy

  13. You look gorgeous in that dress! Over the top amazing! Thanks again for always sharing such wonderful tutorials!

  14. this is gorgeous! next time i get stretchy knit, this is totally being made.


  15. I was actually just thinking today about how I needed a maxi-made-from-jersey something or other today! Perfect tutorial is perfect.

  16. This is lovely – helps to have a fabulous figure like you!

  17. You’re beautiful! Your photos are also very nice and professional. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a photo on your page that wasn’t fantastic! Nice Job!


  18. Love this so simple! Your much better at describing what your steps than me lol!


  19. AH my old neighborhood! I used to live on Jackson street! Your pictures are so pretty.

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  21. What a great idea! Super basic to have in the wardrobe.

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  23. How did I miss this dress? This is beautiful. Thank you for the tutorial!

  24. Nice dress, Maxi Dress to make a woman look casual, charming.

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