I wanted to make my friend a dress for her birthday, so I told her to send me some ideas. She said she really liked this dress from Shabby Apple. I figured it couldn't be too difficult to re-create. I also figured it couldn't be too hard to find navy blue and white striped fabric. WRONG!
I seriously spent about a month trying to find the right fabric with NO luck. It was all either really heavy upholstery fabric or thinner stripes. So I settled for thinner stripes: