So, I wanted to try this pattern out, and boy, did it turn out a completely different dress. Not that I mind a very formal and retro dress with a lace collar…not at all. It’s just that there aren…
Beautiful, the collar and the cuffs really make this dress.
Looks cute! I love the colour, especially with the green tights and shot on the background of lea…
Gave this pattern another go, obviously didn’t bother to figure out the sleeves the second time around as well…so, double-beetle effect it is.
Used cheap but lovely fabric from a re-use store, …
Oh, this is cute. The fabrics and details fit together so well.
oh wow, great combination of fabrics.
It looks so summery and fresh!
Also, cheap fabrics make the best dresses. One of the best kept se…
I’ve had these light curtains saved up for years, the fabric was just too lovely to be hanged up. Luckily, the new burda had a nice summer jacket pattern that could live up to the fabric, reminisce…
Made this with a Burda pattern from the 80s. The fabric wrinkles like hell and something went wrong at the front (hence, the bow to fix things), but hey…it looks quite ok in the photos.
I had some trouble figuring out the correct way to attach sleeves, so I doubled them, lord knows why. That’s how they ended up giving the dress a sort of beetle-like look.
Seems like a perfect fit. The fabric is adorable as well.
Whoever claimed that velvet is troublesome to sew clearly hadn’t tried doing so while looping Bobby Vinton’s “Blue Velvet” in the background. What I mean is…it was surprisingly easy to deal with …
Reminds me of old photos of Marilyn on the beach – gorgeous.
P.S. I’ve got to say, the name of your blog made me burst out laughing.
The style is cool and sporty beach wear that can be worn anywhere!
Pattern of the Week
This pencil skirt is perfect for everyday wear! We love it in floral.
This collection will make you shine in front of the camera!
Member Project of the Week
Get inspired by printed floral bustier dress with flounce! It is so summery.
DIY to Try
Make yourself a lovely hair band this spring!
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