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Floral Sonja Dress

Added Mar 11, 2014

by izbott

Penticton , Canada






This is the Sonja dress pattern found on the burda site. It’s done by Salme. I did add an additional dart to add a curve for my chest. The material I used is a cotton gauzette. As it’s to see through fabric ended up having to take the whole thing apart. I had to add lining. This also needs a eye & hook. I was just happy to finish it & wanted to share my project!

Yes me & my seam ripper got to know each other again.. I was inspired to make a floral dress like another member Bernie & I. I did not have cotton stretch satin however had floral material in the stash. This material cost $7.59 Cnd! It was going to be a table cloth! It’s a sun dress now. I found light green satin in moms stash. It also adds length as it’s more suitable to wear to the office. I also made a finger weave knecklace. I learned from watching you tube.
It is my muslin however will wear it! I just have to press it now.

Material Notes

Cotton guazette, satin,rayon for lining. Zip thrifted from moms stash.




Garment Type

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    Mar 11, 2014, 03.24 PMby Mary Athey

    Gorgeous dress and i bet it will look better on you than your table lol. Love the fabric x

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      Mar 12, 2014, 01.13 AMby izbott

      Lol! Thank you for the comment. It’s good for the warmer weather & the office!

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    Mar 11, 2014, 01.18 PMby liliv-1

    I love this dress, gorgeous print!

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      Mar 12, 2014, 01.11 AMby izbott

      Thanks, it’s perfect for the hotter weather. Thanks for the feedback.

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    Mar 11, 2014, 12.45 PMby Deanna31

    great looking muslin!

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      Mar 12, 2014, 01.10 AMby izbott

      Yes, it’s always fun to turn things into something different. Thank you. :-)

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    Mar 11, 2014, 04.33 AMby nrobson

    gorgeous, the prettiest thing!!!

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      Mar 12, 2014, 01.09 AMby izbott

      Thank you! That’s so encouraging.

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