How To Make а Maxi Dress Posted on February 21, 2013Author Fashion Diva This dress is an incredibly easy make. Materials: 1. 1 4/5 yd Extra Stretchy Jersey Knit (60″wide) (You want a lightweight knit. If the knit is too heavy the dress will look frumpy.) 2. 1/3 yd Trim Fabric 3. Dye Tutorial.