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Frozen Lavender

Added Feb 18, 2017

by Oksana Starz...

Mykolayv, Ukraine

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Description

This time the dress is not simple and quick but very beautiful and worthy all the work and the spent time:-) As I bought the issue because of it, I couldn’t but sew it. The dress has good fitting, wonderful silhouette and feminine details. Besides, I am happy with the fabric I matched.
It is not the pattern for the beginners but you never regret if to make it. Great addition to the wardrobe.
I made some modification for the front part: changed the neck hole line and omitted detail 2 for the lining.
My tips for the sewing are here .
The jewellery was made by myself, too.

Material Notes

Woolen jersey for the dress and rayon for the lining.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Business, Classic, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Blends, Knits/Jersey, Polyester

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    Mar 4, 2017, 08.44 AMby rita61

    Your gorgeous dress and matching jewellery, you look so classy !!! I love the colour. I really enjoy reading your write ups!

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      Mar 5, 2017, 03.57 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you, Rita, very much! I am so glad to hear from you! Thank you very very very much for sharing your emotions about my project:-))

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    Feb 22, 2017, 09.28 PMby liliv-1

    I really can’ t take my eyes of you in these pictures! My first reaction to this was a big wow and I’ m not even a fan of lavender. Or I wasn’ t until now. I enjoyed your story about the dress! I don’ t know how much you spent on this project but it was totally worth the money and the effort as the finished dress looks like a million bucks! The jewellery is equally if not even more impressive! Never stop inspiring us Oksana! You have at least one huuuge fan in the community!

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      Feb 22, 2017, 09.42 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you, Liliv:-) I guess such wonderful comments and at least one so huuuge fan are very inspiring for me as well, I am so happy to have all this in my life. In reality don’t have sewing friends so the people brought to my life by Burdastyle are just blessing for my crafts and my constant wish to go on:-) Thank you very much again!!!

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    Feb 22, 2017, 06.31 PMby cchristie

    Oksana, this is an amazing dress, but I am not surprised by your skill in execting this classic piece. The colour is wonderful on you and I so love the pleat detail on the skirt.

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      Feb 22, 2017, 09.44 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you for the high opinion about my work. I am glad I was so lucky with the pattern and the fabric:-)

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    Feb 22, 2017, 02.01 AMby izbott

    This is a nice ladylike dress. The color is pretty too!

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    Feb 19, 2017, 07.13 PMby chula123

    Such a wonderful dress!!! I very much liked it when I first saw it in the magazine, but didn’t pay too much attention to it. You look gorgeous in this, great shape, fit and colour and I especially like the back of it. Wonderful job!

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      Feb 20, 2017, 05.02 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you very much! The pattern deserves some work indeed to get good result and I am happy with it so am very glad you like it too:-)

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    Feb 19, 2017, 01.51 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Wow! What a gorgeous dress! I love that style, and the jewelry are beautifully made!! ♥

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      Feb 19, 2017, 05.50 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you for the great words, Ellen, I appreciate your opinion a lot!

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    Feb 19, 2017, 01.50 PMby SurMesure

    Beautiful dress! I love the colour and such a funny story, making the necklace before even buying the fabric. I guess this lavender dress was meant to be!

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      Feb 19, 2017, 05.53 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you very much, I am delighted with the result indeed. And I am very glad you liked the story and agree with your opinion – the pattern was doomed to be made:-))

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    Feb 19, 2017, 08.51 AMby Mary Athey

    It’s gorgeous oksana and like you I wanted to make this dress as soon as I saw the line drawings for the back. It looks fantastic on you and the bottom section does work so well. Love the colour on you and your jewellery goes so well. A classic piece of sewing x

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      Feb 19, 2017, 09.16 AMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you, Mary! I know you like such classic pieces, besides, you always made them very individual. I would be glad to see your interpretation!

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    Feb 19, 2017, 07.32 AMby Maria Hayek

    It looks great! I didn’t pay much attention to this pattern, but now I see I should have :)

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      Feb 19, 2017, 09.15 AMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you, Maria, very much! I am happy my dress made such an effect:-))

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