Added Apr 20, 2011
Lake Tapps, Wash...
My daughter and her friends love to dance! When this recital costume came home, I knew she’d love to have a matching one for her doll. The studio had one extra costume and from it I was able to make 4 little girls very happy! I carefully cut apart the girl sized costume, after examining closely how it was put together so I could replicate it in a much smaller version. I modified a doll sized basic leotard pattern and combined it with the Strappy Tank Top pattern. The hardest part was sewing on the super cute tutu, but after a few try’s I got it right. The butterfly applique was carefully cut apart to make the smaller ones. Now my daughter and her friends have a great keepsake to keep for years to come! I plan to have the doll costume in a shadow box frame with a picture of her dancing when she’s a bit older and doesn’t want to play with it.
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.