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Bluebells Adventures :-)

Added Feb 9, 2015

by Oksana Starz...

Mykolayv, Ukraine

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Description

The dress made for my birthday party. I liked the fabric very much but as I try to buy fabrics only for the certain projects (even if I don’t make them right after buying :-)), I had to choose the pattern at first. And I chose one which would be done some day but nobody knows when because after seeing this dress in Burda Vintage issue, 2014, it became clear that my first choice was absolutely wrong:-))
So here it is! The pattern has a one-piece sleeve with a gusset bodice and a pleated skirt. My change for the bodice: I decreased the neckhole for the back and made it more wearable and lengthened the sleeves. But as for the skirt, I had to make it different: narrower, shorter and with sewed pleats ( the details are "here"https://wittyprettyhandy.blogspot.com/2015/02/bluebells-adventures-dress-bluebells-is.html .
I also added a contrast blue belt. I guess it brightens the image and matches very well the earrings I made for this dress.
I also noticed that the waist line is a littl higher than it should be but either it’s meant to be in that way ( and I just haven’t read the instructions) or my fabric shortened while being sewed. Actually, it doesn’t the matter if the material has bright print.
The dress is very comfort, feminine and I like it very much! It will look great made from any fabric. I surely recommend the pattern and the issue to everybody.

Material Notes

Heavy stretching crepe.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Bohemian, Classic, Evening Wear, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Chiffon, Blends, Knits/Jersey, Lace/Sequins, Organza, Rayon, Satin, Silk, Taffeta

Credits

The earrings

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    Feb 22, 2015, 04.55 PMby Luz Kettle

    So lovely, so feminine! well done Oksana! Ready for spring!

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    Feb 17, 2015, 03.34 AMby nrobson

    sweet and feminine

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    Feb 13, 2015, 10.20 PMby rita61

    Beautiful dress on you; the bodice design is awesome, and I like the changes you made to the dress. I like your blog, glad it is in English as well. The earrings are beautiful. I think you had a very enjoyable birthday in this great dress!!!

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      Feb 15, 2015, 08.12 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you, Rita, very much! I am glad to be useful and have a lot to learn from my Burda friends as well;
      and I’m appreciate a lot your opinion about my blog:-)

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    Feb 11, 2015, 06.48 PMby BlackSquirrel

    Fabulous dress! The fabric is gorgeous!

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    Feb 10, 2015, 05.46 PMby Inga 888

    love the fabric, like summer meadow :) and pattern is very flattering too. happy birthday celebrations!

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      Feb 11, 2015, 04.17 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you very much for the nice compliment and the greetings. It really looks like a meadow:-)

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    Feb 10, 2015, 04.26 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Oh my! What a beautiful dress! You look like a princess in a fairytale! Love your earrings too! :-)

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      Feb 11, 2015, 04.16 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you, Ellen, very much, so pleasant to feel myself like a princess:-))

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    Feb 10, 2015, 01.27 PMby kisses

    Beautifully done…like the fabric and the earrings totally complete the look

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    Feb 10, 2015, 12.32 PMby liliv-1

    You look very feminine in it, I think it’s one of your best! I didn’t know that you have a blog until just now and I liked it very much! I wish you the best for your birthday!

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      Feb 10, 2015, 04.20 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you, Liliv, you always have something plesant to say:-) I’ve only started own blog in January and hope to go on with all my hobbies in one place:-)) Thank you for visiting and reading, I’m really glad you like it because the opinion of my friends – needleworkers is very important indeed.

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    Feb 10, 2015, 06.21 AMby Mary Athey

    Oksana this is a beautiful dress and you look just lovely. The fabric is gorgeous and works well In this dress, I have some lovely crepe in my stash and It’s great to sew with. Love the earrings as well. Hope you had a lovely birthday x

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      Feb 10, 2015, 04.12 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you, Mary, very much. Yes, I agree, crepe is very nice, well-draping and plesant for the body fabric and matches well for such feminine outfits.
      I noticed long ago that when I have a new dress for a birthday, to spend good time and stay in good mood is more easier:-))

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    Feb 10, 2015, 05.40 AMby floralgirl

    This is a beautiful classic dress, I like your alterations. especially the blue belt makes it pop. Like the earrings -so clever. We never got the burda vintage issue in Australia so I bought one from Russia.

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      Feb 10, 2015, 04.08 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you very much:-) It is the first vintage issue I’ve bought as well. Most of the patterns are great and variable so are easy to change and use for either evening or everyday clothes.

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    Feb 9, 2015, 11.24 PMby cris orange

    Such a beautiful dress made of a stunning fabric! And the earrings match the print perfectly!

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      Feb 10, 2015, 04.05 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you very much for such a pleasant opinion:-)

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    Feb 9, 2015, 11.14 PMby RedBelka

    Nice dress and fabric!

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