Added Jun 29, 2009
The Coffee Date Dress (size 32 petite) has a simple silhouette with a ruffle detail and just enough swing in the skirt to make it dainty and feminine. It’s quick and simple to make and very versatile- try it in a neutral with a cardigan for work, in navy silk for dinner out, in a fun print with a big belt for weekends, or in black or fuschia satin for a festive cocktail party.
I’m a total newbie at pattern drafting, so please forgive any errors in the pattern and let me know how to improve it. It’s currently only available in a 32 petite (sorry!), but I plan to upload a standard multi-size version too- nag me and I’ll do it quicker! For those who can’t wait, you can probably find a commercial pattern with a similar shape and just apply the ruffle as I specify in the pattern directions.
Hope you like it; if you make one, please post it so I can see it! As always, I welcome any feedback.
by Sylvia KT
by Laura Seale
by Laura Seale
Check out Denise's new video and find out why you should sign up now!
Why you should wear clothing made to fit YOU! (In GIF's)
Fashion & Trends
Vacation planned for the winter? Sew up these style to take away with you and also get 20% off!
We have just extended registration to accommodate a few more students
Make your Valentine's Day Extra Special, by Making your own Date Night Attire! There is still time..
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.