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Dress "A la Maria Callas" #2

Added Jul 9, 2013

by Jelena Mitic

Belgrade, Serbia






This is the second dress I made using the 4/2010 BURDA magazine pattern for model 127, and this time I made a few changes. I added a belt to the front and some elastic band in the top front seam. I also altered the pattern as the print on the material was pretty inconvenient, so I had to cut the front and back panels of the pattern in half, horizontally, just below the waist, to be able to fit the printing on the fabric. I also changed the original pattern by assembling all front pieces into one so as to avoid the rectangle seams which I didn’t like. I used a very elastic, shiny jersey fabric, so there was no need for attaching a zipper.
Depending on the material, details and print, this dress can be casual as well as very elegant or even worn to work.




Garment Type
Business, Casual, Classic, Evening Wear

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    Jul 10, 2013, 09.37 AMby Oksana Starzhynska

    It is very very very beautiful! One of the nicest dresses offered by Burda. You managed very well both with fabric and the pattern:)

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      Jul 10, 2013, 12.15 PMby Jelena Mitic

      Thank you, Staroks! I love the pattern too.

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    Jul 9, 2013, 11.30 PMby rita61

    WOW, Looks nice!

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    Jul 9, 2013, 06.57 PMby Moimisie

    I love your alterations! Great dress….

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    Jul 9, 2013, 03.32 PMby Mary Athey

    fab dress, the fabrics lovely and its such a great style and fit in you. You did a great job altering this pattern. x

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    Jul 9, 2013, 11.01 AMby liliv-1

    Very smart and stylish dress!

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      Jul 9, 2013, 12.00 PMby Jelena Mitic

      Oh, thank you, dear! :)

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