Added Oct 4, 2007
My first go at a full pattern… this took me FOREVER (at least 6 solid hours), but all in all, I think it went well and I am pretty happy with the outcome. Each step was definitely a learning process. This was the only fabric I had enough of to do this, and it was a little challenging being the thick, texturey weave that it is. Seems like drapery? Next round (if there is one) I would like to use a stretchy wool. I really did like the use of wool in the original presentation of this burda pattern. Found those wool knee highs at a thrift store this week. They are radical!
Texturey woven cotton fabric of some kind. Zipper.
To BURDA! Thank you for the patterns and all the great info! And to Dena for help with deciphering some of the lingo, and for her gift of her Dress Maker Guide – a really handy tool.
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