lace dress, burda 12/2002. 112

Added May 6, 2013

by Mary Athey

Antrim, Co Antri...

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I’ve had this lovely black lace for a while just waiting on the right pattern. I saw the magazine on ebay, i had a look at the pics and fell in love with this dress. Its one of those patterns you could do a lot with. I decided to put the lime green under it rather than black or cream. i’m really pleased with the dress x

Material Notes

lace and jersey

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For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Jul 31, 2013, 01.10 PMby trploceanmoon

    I love the green under the lace! Fabulous!! :-)

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      Jul 31, 2013, 02.33 PMby Mary Athey

      thank you so much, its one of my favourite me made dresses x

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    May 14, 2013, 04.05 PMby The Tropical Sewist

    Oooh Mary that dress rocks! Lime green underneath black lace was an excellent call – I love how it glints under the lace! And you sure did have fun on that photoshoot!

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      May 14, 2013, 05.48 PMby Mary Athey

      thank you so much, i’m really happy with this dress. i’m normally super critical of my work but i was so comfortable wearing this. We had a fabulous night out and the photos where a right hoot at the end of the night x

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    May 12, 2013, 03.09 AMby heatherrique

    You are a knockout in this sleek dress of yours! The lime green adds a bit of drama and interest. I adore the model-esque photos of you, incorporating fun, style, and attitude! Creating and wearing your own clothes is such a cool thing!

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      May 12, 2013, 08.22 AMby Mary Athey

      thank you so much heather, that was such a lovely thing to say.I love dressing up and having fun. making my own clothes gives me such pleasure. my family and friends love seeing what i’ve made on nights out.I made matching undies and i was delighted witg them but i forgot about the stretch factor and i got them as far as my knees lol. i’ll be making lots more to use up my scraps now i know to allow more fabric lol x

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    May 11, 2013, 10.53 PMby Cristina Staicu

    You look sexy and trendy and that you have a lot of fun :) I really like the green contrast lining. Did you make underwear as well ( the last picture)? ;) xx

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      May 11, 2013, 11.05 PMby Mary Athey

      thank you for that lovely comment. i made matching undies but i forgot about the stretch?? so i’m having to add side panals. they’re super easy to make so i’ll make more that fit lol x

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    May 10, 2013, 06.41 PMby zsyzu

    Just gorgeous Mary!

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      May 10, 2013, 07.31 PMby Mary Athey

      thank you for your lovely comment. i appreciate every one xx

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    May 9, 2013, 07.22 AMby leokadia

    Sehr hübsch und super fröhlich! Gefällt mir!

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      May 9, 2013, 07.59 AMby Mary Athey

      schone kompliment danke x

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    May 8, 2013, 04.15 AMby rita61

    Nice! Such fun pictures!

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      May 8, 2013, 04.38 AMby Mary Athey

      thank you so much, i do like to enjoy myself lol x

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    May 7, 2013, 05.44 PMby pictureit17

    Great dress, I like the black with the green.

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      May 7, 2013, 06.13 PMby Mary Athey

      thank you for your lovely comment x

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    May 7, 2013, 04.38 PMby KristinaBerisha

    Wow ! Great dress. I don’t know wich one do i like most, your great smily photos or your beautifoll dress. Everything is perfect and it looks great on you. Your smile makes this gorgeous dresses even better. Great job. X

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      May 7, 2013, 04.44 PMby Mary Athey

      awww kristina thank you so much. i’d a fabulous night out and i was so happy meeting old friends and i was so comfortable in my new dress x

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    May 7, 2013, 03.52 PMby Kovu

    Your dress is beautiful! I love the green underneath, very unexpected!

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      May 7, 2013, 04.00 PMby Mary Athey

      thank you kovu for the lovely compliment x

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    May 7, 2013, 03.30 PMby Pamela Bryant

    I love the color combo.

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      May 7, 2013, 03.41 PMby Mary Athey

      thank you for your lovely comment x

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    May 7, 2013, 03.28 PMby Pamela Bryant

    I love the color combo.

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    May 7, 2013, 01.43 PMby Moimisie

    Another great dress Mary! I love the green peekaboo underneath the black lace…

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      May 7, 2013, 02.29 PMby Mary Athey

      thank you, i love green, its my favourite colour and i had just enough of this lime green to put under the lace. i really liked this dress on me x

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    May 7, 2013, 01.20 PMby sleepy-dumpling

    I love the lace on you. The green is a striking contrast, and another beautifully fitting dress! You look radiant, I hope you had lots of fun. x

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      May 7, 2013, 02.31 PMby Mary Athey

      thank you so much, i’d a fab night. we met up with friends we had’nt seen in near thirty years, the drink was flowing as you can imagine lol x

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    May 7, 2013, 08.21 AMby auroras-y-sirenas

    One word: gorgeous!!!

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      May 7, 2013, 09.15 AMby Mary Athey

      thank you so much for your lovely comment x

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    May 7, 2013, 07.25 AMby carolientje

    you look very good in this dress, i love it, well done :))))))

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      May 7, 2013, 08.06 AMby Mary Athey

      thank you so much, i really loved wearing this dress. it felt good on me as well and no one else had one like it lol x

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    May 7, 2013, 05.53 AMby Glenville Hughes

    you look adorable in your creation!

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      May 7, 2013, 06.54 AMby Mary Athey

      awww thank you so much glenville, thats a lovely thing to say xx

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    May 7, 2013, 05.41 AMby Mary P.

    Perfect fitting!!! I love the contrast!!!

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      May 7, 2013, 06.56 AMby Mary Athey

      thanks mary, i’ve a piece of the black lace left to do another dress. i"m thinking black and white with the lace over the white side panals x

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    May 7, 2013, 03.58 AMby Zsuzso

    Really nice. Love the green under it, great choice.

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      May 7, 2013, 05.10 AMby Mary Athey

      thank you so much for the lovely compliment. i actually made two of these. the first was a trial run to test the pattern but its not bad as well x

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    May 7, 2013, 12.21 AMby Angie H

    Mary,

    I love your lace dress. Lately, I have been wanting one of my own. As stated, the green is great under the black and you do look good in the dress! :)

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      May 7, 2013, 05.08 AMby Mary Athey

      thank you, we where at a reunion (army) and i wanted to look nice. i had’nt seen most of them in thirty years.their wives loved my dress and a few hubbys which was lovely x

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    May 6, 2013, 10.15 PMby kisses

    Love this Mary…the green looks really good underneath the black and your photos are fun as usual. I am cracking up about the undies but at least you have a go at it. Next time don’t forget the stretch it is what conforms to the body

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      May 7, 2013, 05.06 AMby Mary Athey

      thanks kisses, i was really proud of the knickers and could’nt wait to show my mum and sis them on lol. thankfully i’d a back up pair ready lol. i added the side panals but then kinda lost interest.i will make more though. i must put the first dress on. i made a trial run up with lace i did’nt like the colour of but it turned out nice. the origonal did"bt have sleeves but i llove lace sleeves so i added them x

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    May 6, 2013, 09.16 PMby cris orange

    great dress, I like the green underneath the lace, on one picture it seems you have also green eyes, do you?

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      May 6, 2013, 09.21 PMby Mary Athey

      thank you cris. my eyes are blue/green. i wear tinted contact lenses instead of glasses and they enhance my eye colour x

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    May 6, 2013, 08.49 PMby liliv-1

    This lace looks lovely with the green, very nice compination and you look very pretty in your new dress! What’s this at the last picture?:)

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      May 6, 2013, 09.00 PMby Mary Athey

      thank you, the last photos my first attempt at making undies. they looked so good until i tried to get them on and realised i had’nt taken into account they need to stretch lol. i had to add side panals. they’re not great but i learned a lot making them so i’ll have another go x

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    May 6, 2013, 08.00 PMby c1arabe11e

    Really lovely and flattering! :-)

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      May 6, 2013, 08.05 PMby Mary Athey

      thank you so much. excuse the pics but they where taken during and after A big night out lol x

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