Want a vintage-feel dress, that is still in style today? This dress is a great vintage Burda pattern, brought out from the archives in Germany and re-made and re-styled. It was originally published in Burda Moden 5/1961.
This lovely dress features a draped back, shoulder ribbon ties, and is made in a luxurious velvet. You could even lengthen the hemline to the floor for a dress fit for a fancy gala. Or you could make it in a floral print for a more casual day-dress.
Length from waist 66 cm (26 ins)
Softly draping fabrics.
Silk velvet, width:140 cm (55 ins)
length: 1.60 1.70 1.80 1.90 2.00 m (1 3/4 1 7/8 2 2 1/8 2 1/4 yds).
Knit lining, width: 150 cm (59 ins)
length: 1.20 1.25 1.25 1.30 1.30 m (1 3/8 1 1/2 1 1/2 1 1/2 1 1/2 yds).
Petersham ribbon, 2.5 cm (1 in) wide X 2.50 m (2 3/4 yds) long.
Vilene Bias Tape/stay tape.
1 in visible zipper, 40 cm (16 ins) long, and a special presser foot.
This pattern doesn't include seam allowance
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