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This versatile dress can easily be sewn as a formal evening gown or as a casual day dress! Subscribe here!

In this video, sewing instructor Becky Mackinnon will teach you how to sew the gorgeous BurdaStyle Long Sleeve Maxi Dress from start to finish. This empire style dress is both universally flattering and unique, nipping in at the waist with crossover ties to create a stunning silhouette.

You’ll Love this Video If:


  • You love the classy look of the BurdaStyle Long Sleeve Maxi Dress
  • You want to learn new dressmaking techniques
  • You want to learn more about sewing professional looking garments
  • You want a step-by-step guide to sewing this maxi dress

You’ll Learn:


  • How to tie off dart ends for a smooth, flat finish

  • How to sew fisheye darts properly

  • How to use fusible bias tape to stabilize necklines, armholes and delicate seams

  • How to accurately position and baste pleats in place

  • How to sew fully attached tie bands

  • How to clip corner seams to release seam allowance

A Note from the Presenter:
It can be hard to find an empire-waisted style that actually looks flattering. Luckily, this dress has unique crossover ties that angle down just below the empire line to accent the waist and give you that coveted hourglass silhouette. -Becky MacKinnon


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Not sure how to style this dress? Pair the Long Sleeve Maxi Dress with a statement necklace, simple heels and clutch and you’ll be ready to take on the town!

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2 Comments

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    Jun 2, 2015, 08.46 AMby Rufus153

    Beautiful pattern. is there a pattern for it though? I dont seem to be able to find it.

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    Oct 11, 2014, 09.32 AMby nrobson

    So close yet so far, great shoot, elegant dress ;)

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