Laura in navy

Added Sep 27, 2009

by 0mega

Portland, Oregon...

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Description

I love the way this jumper turned out, although I had some difficulty getting the fit right. According to the Burda size chart, my hips say I’m a size 40. Well, the 40 was huge on me. I’m really more like a 36. So I had to take it in quite a bit. I should have known to make the top part in a smaller size, because my measurements indicate I am a size 36 top. But I didn’t, so I ended up having to improvise some methods to get the top to fit. That’s why I have the three buttons in the front, and why they are arranged in a triangle instead of a straight line.

I neglected to put the slit in front and so far am not really regretting it. I also took liberties with the arrangement of buttons on the back. Finally, I did not understand the pocket instructions and so ended up just kind of winging it. They turned out fine.

Material Notes

Rayon poly cotton blend.

Difficulty

Intermediate

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Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Sep 28, 2009, 08.58 PMby sewneenee

    you probably learned some valuable fit lessons along the way and ended up with such a cute jumper..congrats
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    Sep 27, 2009, 10.09 PMby vickles

    This is on my list of things to make… in navy! Yours is great, and I think the fewer buttons looks better!

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    Sep 27, 2009, 08.03 PMby twoboos

    Awesome! I love it!!!

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http://burdastyle.com//projects/laura-in-navy