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Burdastyle 7-2010-117

Added Aug 23, 2010

by crisford1

Salem, Oregon, U...






White poly-lycra knit dress, with no interfacing, hardware or closures. It takes the wearer a bit of turning the garment over and over to figure out how it goes on, but that’s the fun part. I actually sewed the drape on upside down, so that’s why it doesn’t drape as gracefully as the mag photo. Next time, though, I’ll try cutting the drape as a single layer. The back view looks awesome, too, though I forgot to photograph that.
Edited to add navy blue version:
Drape cut from a single layer, lower front and back did not have to be underlined. My niece liked the white dress her cousin was wearing so I made the blue one for her.

Material Notes

poly-lycra, added self-fabric as lining




Garment Type

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    Jan 8, 2012, 04.04 PMby Smiley100

    Both beautiful dresses!

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    Aug 31, 2010, 10.33 PMby neucheabba

    Wow! Its Emmy-worthy.

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    Aug 24, 2010, 10.58 AMby hdk100

    I too think it’s a very elegant dress! Looks wonderful!

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    Aug 23, 2010, 09.02 PMby jencarter82

    i was thinking of making this dress for a while now, i think it looks great on you. so inspired to make it myself now , thank you!!! great work!

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    Aug 23, 2010, 07.34 PMby jsh-1

    Loved the dress! you looked great in it :)

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