Added Feb 21, 2012
Instead of a stretchy wool blend I used a stretchy light cotton and decided to make a summer version of the dress. Because of this, the dress gets crinkled more easily and the shape is a bit less flattering in my opinion, but I’m still satisfied with it.
I made some changes compared to the Burda original. I decided for color blocking as the pattern seemed made for it and I didn’t make the sleeves so I simply hemmed the armholes with bias tape.
I have yet to hem the dress (and shorten it considerably from it’s current length) but that will have to wait till after the pregnancy when I can actually try it on.
More details and photos: http://bluejulesews.blogspot.com/2012/02/burda-cover-dress-and-refashion.html
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