Added Nov 17, 2011
For Halloween 2011 I decided I was finally going to be a 60s girl!!…and since I had finally bought a sewing machine and leearned how to sew I decided to make my costume. I bought a pattern initially for the dress, but then tweaked it a lot to fit the style I was looking for and pulled it in tighter for a better fit. I also found this AWESOME fabric at Joann fabric and Crafts that I knew was perfect for my dress and just had to use it. The name of the fabric was ‘Groovy Halloween Satin’. Hello, big sign!!…and it was on sale!! To finish it off, there is a zipper in the back and I sewed black bias around the edges for a cool look. Oh, and it’s a good idea to use fray check because the fabric will split and pull when sewn since it’s satin. also, since I created a low back I attached a piece of string on both sides at the tops of the shoulders to keep the straps up. There was also enough fabric left over to create a matching headband.
2 yards Groovy Halloween Satin, 1 package black double-fold bias tape, 1 black zipper, Fray check
It's time to enter for our grand prize, an EX100 machine PLUS a trip to Nashville!
Pattern of the Week
A body skimming shift goes mod with graphic stripes and square neckline!
Three videos, a web seminar, and five patterns help you master stretchy stitching.
Try out menswear inspired wardrobe staples, like unconventional jackets and high waisted pants.
Find full size patterns for these, and other gorgeous styles in the spring issue!
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.