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Custom Scuba Dress

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A contemporary and fashionable piece, our Custom Scuba Dress is a fun and unique way to wear custom clothing. Made from our durable and flexible Scuba fabric, this  scuba material dress being a  custom made dress will add a new element of style to your wardrobe. Cut with a 60's inspired swing, this A-line vest dress is young, funky and flirty. Choose from 7 colors for your binding and add your own brand label too. Available in plus size vest dress too.

  • Made from stretchy, stylish scuba fabric
  • Thick and spongy fabric from small to plus sizes
  • A-line cut and 60's inspired design
  • 2 year guarantee
  • Handmade vest dress, made to order

Make your own scuba dress

This dress is a bit of a revelation at Contrado. We have used our contemporary Scuba fabric, which has become a firm favorite in the fashion world. Thanks to its thick, spongy and super stretchy nature, this custom printed dress fabric gives clothes a truly modern and almost futuristic feel. We felt that this fabric lent itself perfectly to the classic shape of an A-line dress, allowing the skirt to retain its cute, flippy design. If you are looking for a plus size scuba dress or a petite scuba dress, then design your own scuba dress with with us. We make our dresses to order, by hand in most sizes.

All Over Printed Scuba Dress

Scuba Dress

Stand out from the crowd in your very own super stylish scuba dress. This customized dress is an exciting and contemporary addition to our personalized clothing range. With a beautiful 60's mod feel, this custom dress makes dressing up fun. Available with no minimum order and with fast delivery.

It's All In The Details

scuba dress fabric

Made from our thick and soft scuba fabric, this dress features a beautiful finish and cut. The solid fabric retains shape amazingly well and is super stretchy, perfect for a body-hugging dress. We love the lively, elastic nature of this fabric, which showcases color intensity and fine details very well.


Your label, your brand

Building your brand is easy, with our printed labels. We offer a flat sewn-in label with all our Dresses that’s great for promoting your brand and creating a dress that looks really professional. Made from the same Scuba fabric as the dress, this big, bold label can be printed with your photos or design. Perfect for adding a professional touch and building your Fashion Brand.

Scuba Dress Label

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Style it with

This beautiful dress has a wonderful drape, which holds its shape with no wrinkles. The modern feel of this scuba dress allows it to be worn in all sorts of ways. We love teaming it with several layers, to create a truly contemporary and high fashion look. Style it with a pair of our Custom Leggings in a contrasting design to add some real creativity. In the winter, add our Custom Long Sleeve T-Shirt underneath and showcase more of your design talent.

Care instruction

Turn inside out before washing. Iron on the reverse of the printed side. 86°F wash. Low tumble heat. Do not wring. Low heat iron. Steam safe.

  • Wash At 86°F
  • Tumble 1
  • Do not Wring
  • Low Heat
  • Steam Safe

Reviews of Review Custom Scuba Dress

Rated 5/5 based on 1 customer reviews

  • Loved this product. Came out better than I could ever imagine. Needless to say it will not be my last time on Contrado.
    Rated 5 / 5 stars - by

The Contrado promise

Our talented team of 70 makers, customer service staff, marketeers, designers, and developers, love to make things in our production facility. It means everything Contrado produces is in-house with experience that dates back to 2003 overseeing and making custom products promising:

  • 100% Handmade

    All our products are handmade in-house

  • Speedy Turnaround

    Orders are made and dispatched usually within 1-2 days

  • Made to Order

    Every order is made to order with no mass production

  • High Quality

    We use high quality materials to create bespoke products

  • Personal Service

    In-house customer service offers personal and attentive service

Turn your design talent into business

Sell with us

Create a brand. Create a store. Make a living. Join our vibrant community of online sellers and start earning. Our online marketplace for designers is free to join and allows your designs to reach audiences around the world. Contrado gives you access to our wide range of beautiful, handmade products, all waiting for your prints. We take care of making, printing, shipping and customer service so you can just create.

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Frequently asked questions:

What is a Scuba Dress?

Our Customized Scuba Dress is named such as it is made from our Scuba fabric. This fabric is renowned for its modern and fashionable feel and makes the perfect material for dressmaking. A scuba dress usually has some fitted element and contours attractively to the body, while retaining bold, constructed shapes.

Would this dress fit plus sizes?

Absolutely yes! At Contrado, we aren't dictated by size and we make all of our custom dresses to order, in most sizes. We currently make our bespoke scuba dress in US sizes 2-4 up to 26-28. The heavy drape and stretchy qualities means plus size scuba dresses are fun, sexy and easy to wear.

Would I be able to brand this dress?

All of our personalized dresses now come with the option to design your very own customized fabric label. This is stitched into the lining of the neck and can be designed however you like; a logo, text or even a photo or design. This is ideal for creating your very own line or brand of scuba dresses.

View size chart
  XS S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL
Bust
How to measure
XS 72 - 80 cm
28 - 31 "
S 80 - 88 cm
31 - 35 "
M 88 - 96 cm
35 - 38 "
L 96 - 104 cm
38 - 41 "
XL 104 - 112 cm
41 - 44 "
2XL 112 - 124 cm
44 - 49 "
3XL 124 - 136 cm
49 - 54 "
4XL 136 - 148 cm
54 - 58 "
Waist
How to measure
XS 54 - 62 cm
21 - 24 "
S 62 - 70 cm
24 - 28 "
M 70 - 78 cm
28 - 31 "
L 78 - 86 cm
31 - 34 "
XL 86 - 94 cm
34 - 37 "
2XL 94 - 106 cm
37 - 42 "
3XL 106 - 118 cm
42 - 46 "
4XL 118 - 130 cm
46 - 51 "
Hips
How to measure
XS 79 - 87 cm
31 - 34 "
S 87 - 95 cm
34 - 37 "
M 95 - 103 cm
37 - 41 "
L 103 - 111 cm
41 - 44 "
XL 111 - 119 cm
44 - 47 "
2XL 119 - 131 cm
47 - 52 "
3XL 131 - 143 cm
52 - 56 "
4XL 143 - 155 cm
56 - 61 "


Conversion size chart
  XS S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL
USA dress XS 00 - 0
S 2 - 4
M 6 - 8
L 10 - 12
XL 14 - 16
2XL 18 - 20
3XL 22 - 24
4XL 26 - 28

Scuba Dress Fitting Details

This Scuba Dress is a short, tight fit.
Our model Andrea is 5'9" with an 33in bust, 24in waist, 36in hips and wears a size Small.

Andrea

  • Chest:

    33" (84cm)

  • Waist:

    24" (62cm)

  • Hips:

    36" (92cm)

  • Height:

    5'9" (175cm)

  • Cup Size:

    B

Andrea Headshot for Fitting

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Print Guideline

  • DPI-Print Guideline Icon

    What's the best resolution to print in?

    We print at 200dpi, which is a good combination of quality and file weight. Ideally, your image should be scaled to 100% at 200dpi; this means that no resizing of your file occurs, preventing any interpolation. Our design interface will have a quality marker next to the design that you have uploaded, this will change color using a traffic light system and display a message. The message will let you know if the resolution is too low or if you have a good quality image.

  • DPI-Print Guideline Icon

    How will my image scale?

    When you upload your design our system will automatically scale it to fit your chosen fabric dimensions. In the ‘Product Image’ tab, the displayed dimensions under ‘Print Size’ will show the dimensions of the piece of fabric that you are ordering. For image/design dimensions you need to see the ‘Images & Text Tools’ tab. You can see and edit the dimensions of the image under the quality information next to the thumbnail.

  • RGB-CMYK Print Guideline Icon

    Which color model should I choose? RGB or CMYK?

    We advise providing images in the RGB color space. Specifically using the sRGB image profile, to achieve best color results. What does this mean? In your editing software, choose RGB as the working space and assign the image profile as sRGB (full name sRGB IEC61966-2.1)

  • Print-Roll Length Fabric Guide Icon

    Maximum dimensions

    For most of our fabrics there is no limit on the length of the fabric that you can order. We have a preview design window set up to 10 yds max to visualize the print, but that's not a print limit. If you'd like to order more, increase the quantity (x2 for 20 yds or x4 for 40 yds for e.g.) and then you can order as much as you'd like, with a built in automatic volume discount too. The maximum print width of each fabric can be found on the individual fabric pages or in our design interface.

  • Borders-Print Guideline Icon

    Do I need to incorporate white space within my design if I want a border or some cutting space?

    Yes, that might help you! Always incorporate any extra space or borders into your purchased fabric size. We trim squarely around fabric samples and fabric prints, leaving approximately 0.2" white space. Cutting neatly on the line has an additional fee.

  • Crocking

    What is crocking and why might it occur?

    Crocking, which is fading along the creases, often after washing or heavy use, occurs when you digitally print on natural fabrics - more so when dark or dense colors are used. It can be minimized by using a cool hand wash instead of machine washing as the tumbling of the machine is the main cause of this. To avoid entirely, we would advise using a poly fabric.

  • organics-Print Guideline Icon

    Why do the colors appear lighter on organic fabrics?

    Our organic fabrics do not have any coatings that the non-organic fabrics have. This means the ink absorbs into the fibers, reducing the color strength slightly (by approx. -40%). For super strong colors we recommend a non-organic natural fabric.

  • Transfer-Print Guideline Icon

    Do you print on fabric a customer supplies?

    Unfortunately not; we like to test meticulously so that we know what gets the best results on our fabrics, and our facilities cater perfectly to them. We do however print sublimation transfer paper to order, and if you have access to a heat press you can press your own fabrics easily.

  • Jpeg-Tiff Print Guideline Icon

    Should I save my file as a TIFF or JPEG?

    For multi-coloured or very detailed files we recommend using a tiff format, but they must be flattened. For simple colors and low detail files, a jpeg is fine.

  • Shrinkage-Print Guideline Icon

    What is the situation with material shrinkage?

    Just like many fabric printing processes, there is the potential for shrinkage. Depending on the fabric, please expect and allow between 2-8% shrinkage which you need to plan for in your dimensions. This percentage can vary from print run to print run and between fabrics, so we would advise to order a little more material than you require for your project.

  • Print-Both Sides Print Guideline Icon

    Can I print on both sides of the fabric?

    We do not offer printing on both sides of the fabric, as a lot of our fabrics are semi-transparent. As the customer, you can consider the effect of printing on both sides one of our fabrics and contact us, and we will get back to you if it's feasible.

  • Labels-Print Guideline Icon

    Can I order labels in another fabric? Will you cut them like you do with the normal fabric labels?

    At the moment no, our labels are all printed on the same satin fabric. We may introduce more in the future, but for now, this is the best choice. The labels are all cut the same way. You can order the fabric of your choice and make the labels yourself, but we do not cut different fabric into label format.

  • Eco friendly Printing

    How is your fabric printing eco-friendly?

    With environmental consciousness in mind, our fabrics are all printed using completely water-based inks. This means no chemicals or solvents are used. Our heat fixing procedure fixes the colors and prints, avoiding the downsides of steaming, such as excess or contaminated water returning into the waste system. We have one facility where we conduct all the printing, production and fulfillment.

  • Color Differences

    Why are there slight color differences between my orders?

    We work at improving our color profiles all the time. Though rare, it may happen that from one print run to another, and there could be slight color differences, this is normal and part of the process when we are constantly improving. It is extremely unlikely that there will be a huge difference (like orange instead of red for example). Please bear in mind such color variations can be intensified from fabric to fabric due to the varying grains and textures of the fabric. This is due to the construction of the materials as well as the print methods that have to be altered slightly for more delicate, natural textiles.




Sizing For Hemming And Shrinkage

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We have a full Cut & Sew service here at Contrado, and are able to hem your fabric prints for a small additional charge. We create a small one- or two-fold hem that typically uses 0.2" to 0.75" (5-20mm) of material, depending on the thickness of the fabric. So, for example, if you want a finished piece of fabric that measures 39.37" x 39.37", you will need to order a size of 39.96" x 39.96" to allow for the hem (on top of that please also allow for shrinkage of min 2%). The thicker the fabric, the bigger the hem will be. You can choose to have your prints hemmed with either Black or White thread. On our silk and other light woven fabrics, one hemmed edge will be straight (vertically down the roll) and the other will be slightly rippled. The hemming material allowances are as follows and you need to make your print bigger to accommodate the hem:

  • Light Fabrics (0.59oz-2.95oz): For silks and other light fabrics, we use 0.24" - 0.32" / 6mm-8mm in the hem (2 fold), so overall width/height will be minus 0.48"-0.56""/ 12-16mm
  • Medium Fabrics (2.98oz-5.90oz): For medium-weight fabrics that fray, we use 0.5 - 0.75" / 15-20mm in the hem (2 fold) so overall width/height will be minus 1.4" - 1.6" / 35-40mm
  • Stiff/Heavy/No-fray fabrics: we use 0.5 - 0.75" / 15-20mm in the hem (1 fold) so overall width/height will be minus 1.5" / 35-40mm

All of these measurements are approximate and can vary. Including with shrinkage, it can mean a fairly significant difference to ordered dimensions, so please plan your print accordingly. Depending on how open the weave is, our fabric can shrink anywhere from 2% to 8% with the average being 2.5%.

How Would you Like the Edge?

We have four finishing options for your fabric order: 
  • As it comes. We cut around your image, leaving a simply scissor cut, perhaps uneven white fabric border. 
  • Hem with thread. We can hem your fabric with a choice of black or white thread. Please allow 1-2 days additional production time. See below for information on how hemming affects the size of your print. We offer an overlock hem, as well as a folded hem (one or two fold depending on the fabric) however not all fabrics are suited to both hem types. If you can see both options, it means both are suitable, and you will be able to choose whichever you prefer. 
  • Cut on the line. We will cut neatly on the edge of your design. This means that if you have a border around your design we will cut around that border, if your design takes the whole space of the fabric, then we will neatly cut around the edge of that image. Please be aware, when we cut along the line, we have to cut against the grain of the fabric. This is the standard procedure for fabric cutting. This means that with some fabrics, for example, Georgette and Mulmul, which have a slight wave in them, some fraying will occur. This is unavoidable, as the cut follows the grain of the textile. 

All of our fabrics are cut manually by hand, with the utmost care and attention. If your fabric has a slightly uneven look on the edges or a touch of fraying, this does not indicate a flaw in the textile. It is not always possible to achieve a perfectly straight cut with certain fabrics, so please do bare this in mind when it comes to your design. If you have any queries or would like to know about our cutting methods in more detail, please get in touch and we will be more than happy to discuss them with you.

Please note: As we make everything by hand, all sizes may vary slightly.

For further information about our fabrics see our FAQs.

Delivery time & Costs.

At Contrado, we personally commit to our customer satisfaction with a wide product selection hand-made in our premises, a great quality, dedicated service as well as fast delivery

We're fast

  • Ready in 1 - 2 day(s).

We print and make everything in-house

  • Low shipping fees
  • Express shipping available

If you need peace of mind or are in a rush, use our tracked 1-2 working day delivery service (after manufacturing time)

Make use of our Manufacturing and Worldwide Shipping Experience

At Contrado, every product is handmade on site to ensure the highest quality. We provide a dedicated production service as well as a range of fast delivery options. Since 2003, we have printed and hand-made countless personalized products for a wide range of customers all over the world and many of them have become loyal customers who love not only our products but also the care, knowledge and dedication from our staff.

Here is how it works. We first hand-make your item on average within 1-3 days depending on the product manufacturing timeline and quantities. After production time, we ship your order so you can receive it very quickly, subject to the delivery type you select in your basket. You can then enjoy or resell your hand-made products with your very own designs.

You can also read more about our terms & conditions and refund policy.
We hope to start working with you soon.