A surprise one shoulder dress for my sis BurdaStyle 12/2009...

Added Feb 21, 2014

by Mokara

Los Angeles, Cal...

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I made this one shoulder asymmetric hem dress [BurdaStyle 12/2009 IT-GIRL Dress 103 B] for my sister when she was visiting over the holidays. She wanted one and we couldn’t find anything that fit her nicely, so I decided to surprise her. I bought some crepe-back satin at Joann fabrics & used a pattern from BurdaStyle 12/2009. She loved it :) I like how it turned out, but I think it would have been better if I used silk instead of polyester. Also, the instruction calls for 16" (40 cm) invisible zipper, but that did not exist in the store I went to, they come in 2" ranges like 12-14" or 19-21" etc. So I bought the longer one and made it work.

Material Notes

Crepe-back satin 100% polyester – next time I will use better quality such as silk; Invisible zipper

Difficulty

Novice

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Categories

Season
Fall, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Evening Wear
Material
Polyester, Satin, Silk

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    Mar 23, 2014, 07.37 PMby b. boop

    lovely…

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    Feb 22, 2014, 02.03 PMby nadia r

    nice one shoulder slinky dress

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    Feb 21, 2014, 11.19 AMby liliv-1

    I love this sleeve! Great dress!

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    Feb 21, 2014, 06.28 AMby Mary Athey

    It’s a lovely dress and such a gorgeous colour. I am sure your sister was thrilled with this x

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      Feb 21, 2014, 06.44 AMby Mokara

      Thank you Mary, yes she was :)

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