Added Jul 21, 2013
I graduated form University this week!
Boy, does it feel so good to say (type) that!
It was a wonderful day full of proud mums, a few tears and lots of graduation caps hitting people on their way back down! Hehe.
In true handmade style I made the dress I wore underneath the graduation robes, in fact I finished it at midnight the night before. It turned out to be the perfect dress for the occasion though.
I used the bodice from New Look 6143 and a gathered rectangle skirt, but the detail comes from the clever use of the butterfly print from the bedding sheet I used as fabric for this dress. I also made my own bias binding for the neck and arm holes and use some of this to make a cute little bow for the back.
I would love to hear your thoughts. Congratulations to anyone else who has graduated recently, we should all be very proud of what we have achieved!
For more pictures, including more of me looking ridiculous in my gown, check out the blog post:
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)
4 Week Online Course
Use Coupon Code: KNITS15 and Register for only $49.99!
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
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.