NEW BurdaStyle
Best of Blogging List!

Subscribe to our FREE digital newsletter and
receive the new Top 50 Bloggers List for
sewing, fashion and craft enthusiasts!

Blue Hyou Heidi

Added May 22, 2011

by littlebettyd...

Sydney, Australia






This dress is made with the lightest, softest, most wonderful Japanese cotton from Tessuti.

I love the neckline and little cap sleeves. I love the slim fit and I love the pockets. It really is quiite a perfect little dress!

The pattern came together quite well, but I did make some modifications, nothing terribly major though.
- I reshaped the sleeves as in their original form they are HUGE! More like wings, than little cap sleeves.
- I added about an inch to the bodice, so that it finished at my natural waist. I knew I wanted to wear a skinny belt with this dress, not the one that is included with the pattern, so this mod was necessary to do this.
- I also taped the shoulder seam so they fitted more to the shape of my shoulder.
- I was concerned about how blousey the top of the dress was going to be, so I adjusted the waist by reducing the size of the tucks on the front of the dress.
- the front neckline was raised just slightly, by about a quarter of an inch, to help hide my under garments




Garment Type

2 Comments Sign in to add a post

  • 036_large

    May 22, 2011, 09.35 AMby Debby H

    The fabric suits this dress really well and it looks so good on you.

  • Carnationbord_large

    May 22, 2011, 05.00 AMby MientjiB

    I really love your sleeve adjustment – gives Heidi a whole new look! :-)

    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post

Add to Favorites 4 people added it

This project is based on