Added Jul 28, 2010
based on mccalls 5882, a kay whitt design, but i didn’t add a contrast hem, changed the neckline, and shortened the tie so it ties at the back, rather than winding around to the front. i felt adding an extra contrast piece for the hem would take away from this bumblebee fabric, and the original boat neckline just didn’t look right at all so i made it a v-neck. this made doing the facing a bit awkward so the shoulders don’t look fantastic of examined closely. the dress is versatile and can be worn in any season, with tights and a long sleeve shirt in winter, by itself in summer, and anything in between.
when i finished and tried on the dress i thought it looked very much like something zooey deschanel might wear, hence the name i’ve given it.
raspberry hive flora and fauna by patty young for michael miller
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.