This is a refashion. The original dress (bottom corner of main photo and last photo) was bought for a Vinnies formal 30th (go to a charity shop, find something ridiculous, buy it and wear it). I ha…
This is one of the best things I’ve ever seen here on Burdastyle. The fabric is exquisite, you’ve…
Although I haven’t sewn much (yet!) from this particular decade, it has to be the 1930s. The eleg…
My first thought on seeing it, too.
That looks amazing! I love the colour.
One of my school friends had her 30th birthday party yesterday. She’s studying costume design (we stay in touch complimenting each others’ creations on Facebook) and decided to make her party Film …
The extra bits of red were a great idea.
Where’s the colour? When I think cheer, I don’t think grey, black, white, black, navy, black, and…
Looks great! The fit across the shoulders is just right.
Thank you – the sash wasn’t part of the pattern, but I thought the dress really needed the break …
I shall have to get some fairy wings then!
Thank you, Mary!
The hem definitely needs a proper pressing, but my goodness it takes ages to press so much fabric…
Oh thank you!
Thanks. It was daunting to resize, but it’s daunting every time trying a new technique or fabric.
It really makes the dress I think
I LOVE the origami/woven/cut out yoke! Great song name inspiration, too.
I can’t entirely claim this as a ‘new’ project, given the only things I did on it in the last five years were to sew the hem and the red sash. I’d made all the rest of it years ago, but wasn’t comp…
It is – I was glad it went on sale so I could buy it!
So interesting to read about you, and all your clothes are gorgeous, especially the back on that …
I worry that lining it might mess up how it drapes. I should make myself a slip to wear underneat…
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