Added Aug 12, 2010
To make this one, I combined three patterns: the Tara pattern from BurdaStyle (the skirt), dress pattern from Burda 3/2009 (the yoke), and blouse pattern from Burda 6/2007 (cap sleeves). It was actually easier to combine them than I expected. The most difficult part were the sleeves because the yoke is lined so I had to insert the sleeves between the two layers and stitch them.
The dress is very versatile and comfortable.
See my blog for more photos: http://bluejulesews.blogspot.com/2010/08/finally-made-it.html
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