Desira Dress___Brown Linen

Added Sep 26, 2009

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Beaufort , South...

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Description

This is my first Burdastyle pattern.
My only comment regarding the Desira Pattern
pertains to the print out pdf. of the instructions. The images and instructions are virtually
illegible. Someone there needs a lesson in how to format documents to keep the
words formatted nicely and the images large enough to see!!!! ( I rely on these images
The instructions are poorly written for a novice like me who needs the pattern to actually learn the
technique’s of sewing i.e. with this pattern in particular the front/band/plaque that trims
the edges of the dress in the front/neck is not well written, nor is there a proper diagram
to follow visually. Also, if you are going to refer to the individual pattern pieces in the instructions
-their description should be consistent. They refer to pieces sometimes as the letter A,B, than as
their location (which aren’t labelled.)

Other than that I think the dress came out nice. I had to wing it since I really couldn’t figure out
with their instructions the finishing of the arm and front band.

I turned the blouse into a dress and I actually made it a wrap dress.

Material Notes

Linen

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Jan 25, 2011, 07.40 PMby Ashley Frye

    very cute. i love linen!

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    May 5, 2010, 05.27 PMby becky-del-paramo

    absolutly better than burda´s pattern :D

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    Jan 15, 2010, 04.15 PMby judabra

    I love linen, and you have achieved a stunning garment – since linen can sometimes be tricky! Well done!

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    Sep 28, 2009, 07.53 PMby sewneenee

    Love this as a wrap dress, great design choice. sorry to hear you struggled with the instructions. I like the fabric choice as well.

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    Sep 28, 2009, 05.27 AMby galatina

    You’ve done a great job – especially with having those difficult instructions

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    Sep 27, 2009, 02.03 PMby capraia

    Looks great!

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    Sep 27, 2009, 02.59 AMby camilaustral

    you did a great job regardless poor instructions!! i love it!

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    Sep 27, 2009, 01.33 AMby sallyleigh

    Love it!

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    Sep 26, 2009, 06.24 PMby Ami Taf

    the armhole finishing is fab….

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    Sep 26, 2009, 05.08 PMby xnickerxje

    I love the finished seam detail on the shoulder. The material is fab and so suits this dress!

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    Sep 26, 2009, 05.05 PMby emlj

    nice dress :-)

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