Feel In Color

Added Apr 28, 2014

by lejditea

Beograd, Serbia

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Description

♫ ♪ Feel In Color

I made this dress probably very soon after release of the pattern #108A in Burda 05/2011 (maybe even a year after ,who knows, it was long time ago).. Despite my lack of dating the dress, this photo-shoot was the first time the dress has ever seen the light of day.. I liked kind of a ‘60s look of the dress and had this lightweight stripped cotton to play with.. After I sewed all the parts together, the dress spent months on my dress form, because I couldn’t figure out if I liked it or not.. The fit was good, but I was not quite sure if I placed the stripes the right way.. Maybe I should have played more with the direction of stripes.. Then I was lazy to make an underskirt for it.. I also thought that sewing an off grain seams on skirt was not so good (a bit wavy).. In the end, it was forgotten in my closet..

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Material
Cotton

Credits

Behind the camera

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    May 8, 2014, 06.04 PMby yenny lee

    Love it

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    May 5, 2014, 01.40 AMby nadia r

    This is a darling dress!

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      May 5, 2014, 09.33 AMby lejditea

      thanks :)

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    Apr 30, 2014, 01.46 AMby chillwear

    Your dress looks great, I have this pattern in my cart. I’m more motivated now to make it. Well done!!!

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      Apr 30, 2014, 08.32 AMby lejditea

      thank you :) I’m very glad my version of the dress motivated you to make one for yourself :) i didn’t have any fit issues with the pattern..

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    Apr 29, 2014, 08.01 AMby liliv-1

    The stripes create a very flattering for your bodyshape result, I like the dress very much

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      Apr 29, 2014, 09.01 AMby lejditea

      thank you :) I was going for that, but somehow I thought that it wasn’t good enough.. now I don’t see any of the problems I had before :)

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    Apr 29, 2014, 06.41 AMby maggieg5

    lovely dress, colours are great and the style is very flattering on you, wear it with pride :0)

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      Apr 29, 2014, 08.56 AMby lejditea

      thank you :) now I will wear this dress :) I’m sure that every seamstress has a few finished and never worn projects..

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    Apr 29, 2014, 12.20 AMby WildforTextiles

    I really like the job you did with this dress. Great colours and very flattering design, front and back. The dress looks fun to wear! Great job!

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      Apr 29, 2014, 08.51 AMby lejditea

      thank you very much :) it is a fun pattern to play with :)

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    Apr 28, 2014, 10.22 PMby cchristie

    The more I look at this dress the more I like it. It really is a tribute to stripes and to your designer’s skills.

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      Apr 29, 2014, 08.49 AMby lejditea

      thank you :) it’s the same with me.. the more I look at the photos, the less I don’t understand why it took me so long to wear it.. it’s a mystery :)

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This project is based on

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/feel-in-color