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Black dress, style 108, 4/2006 Burda magazine

Added Jan 16, 2008

by cjames

Kitchener, Canada






This is just like the red striped dress I made, but it’s made with a border print instead. Matching the border print (especially at the opening) was quite time-consuming. I also pieced the upper collar so that the motif would be centred on it. I chose the facing carefully for the same reason. However, the results are great.

I matched the patterns right on the seam allowance but next time I might do it just outside the allowance as in some cases I sewed inside the pattern. Thus the dress is a bit smaller than the red one.

I modified the closing to use buttons and buttonholes instead of toggles and snaps.

Material Notes

cotton border print




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    Jan 17, 2008, 04.06 AMby zahra

    nice one.. can u please upload a pattern for this !

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    Jan 16, 2008, 05.25 PMby kasia26

    You look great in both dresses!

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