Added Sep 21, 2013
Southend On Sea,...
I wanted to make a 40s dress and chose this one as it looks 40s ish. This is my toile. I used a polycotton sheet that I got for a £1, it is a bit thin and doesn’t have enough weight to hang right, it also looks like a nurses uniform. I shortened the sleeves and added piping and used 3 lines of stitching , red, white and blue on sleeves and hem. I also omitted the zip as I can pull it on. with the proper fabric I will put a side zip in and slightly raise the neck opening. A very easy dress to make.
Newlook 6183 size 20
NEW on BurdaStyle Videos!
This dress is the essence of casual elegance & can take you from the office to out on the town!
Tour a European city in these tailored classics in shades of camel and merlot.
Design your own dresses with the latest special price technique kit.
Check out these new costume sewing patterns for the whole family!
Member Project of the Week
EstherMarguerite modified this halter style with straps and a fun Hawaiian print.
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.