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Lisette 2245 - Dress A

Added Nov 5, 2011

by Binita Shrestha

Woodside, New Yo...






This is a bold color choice for me since I don’t tend to wear a lot of bright colors but I always liked the red and purple/hot pink color combo that you see in fashion mags. I’m quite happy with the result but I’m still wondering if it’s “me”! I love the pockets on this dress. This was my first successful pocket insertion and I’m quite pleased about the way it came out.

Material Notes

2.5 yards cotton in red, a small piece of a matching or contrasting fabric




Spring, Summer
Garment Type

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    Nov 12, 2011, 04.39 PMby nouvellegamine

    wow, this is even cuter made up than it is on the pattern envelope! i love your color combination :)

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      Nov 14, 2011, 10.37 AMby Binita Shrestha

      Thank you! It was a bold choice but it seems to have worked out!

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    Nov 7, 2011, 12.32 PMby ladynunu

    I love your red and purple combo. I made the short sleeved version of this dress (http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/sew-many-stripes?image=221284). The pattern is a dream, so easy to work with. Good job (and the bold colours really suit you).

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      Nov 14, 2011, 10.37 AMby Binita Shrestha

      Thank you! I checked out your’s and it’s awesome!

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    Nov 6, 2011, 05.32 AMby elisana

    love it! looks like your machine has been busy! I have this pattern, it’s in my (very, very long) to-do list… yours inspired me to move it up….

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      Nov 6, 2011, 08.44 AMby Binita Shrestha

      Thank you! I’ve been a member of Burdastyle for many years now but for some reason never posted any pictures of my projects. I thought it was about time. The dresses were made in the course of this year and not all at the same time! Wish I were that prolific!

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    Nov 5, 2011, 06.42 PMby peaches2218

    I’ve been dreaming about making another one of these dresses all day! I’m so in love with your solids. They look totally awesome!

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      Nov 5, 2011, 07.35 PMby Binita Shrestha

      Thanks! I also want to try this pattern with a print and a solid as pictured on the pattern sleeve. Can’t wait to see your dress :)

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      Nov 5, 2011, 10.06 PMby peaches2218

      Actually, it’s in my studio: http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/portfolio-dress. Note to self: if you make this with a directional print, match at the pocket overlay and the front panels. My print’s off.

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