Added Nov 28, 2007
San Francisco, C...
This dress is slinky and gold! My two favs.. It has a stretch gold and black zebra like pattern(kinda see through..but not), and a key hole in the back(I try to make shirts tht enhance my back tattoos without saying “look i’ma back tattoo!” yadig), I chose to bind the edges with a gold jersey knit, and the bottom hem is a stretch lace zig zag stitched over the top. The dress has cap sleeves,and I like that i can wear it as flirty dress with leggings or as a tunic like shirt with jeans.
1 3/4’s yard of any stretch knit(I had a polyester nylon mix), 1 yard of contrasting jersey or ribbing, 3+" lace for bottom hem, or a thick band of the same ribbing, and thread!
Big props to Ms. Coco this was a trying drape due to the strech of the material and the binding!
17th & Mission Discount fabrics Store for there great fabric selections! I could spend hours (ok..so I do) in their basement store of wonders. :)
Member Project of the Week
Clothingengineer made a classic trench in Pantone's 2014 color of the year. Take a look!
Fashion and Trends
Check out this post all on menswear, and see how Meg was inspired to create her own men's shirts!
Learn how to set your serger up for sewing a rolled hem in this week's new BurdaStyle Video!
Perfect the art of sewing collars and stands, including tricks you won't find in books or patterns!
Sip cocktails by the fire in faux fur, patterned silks, and more luxurious fabrics.
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.