Added Apr 1, 2012
I added sleeves to this princess seam sheath dress. Sort of going for the Mad Men Joanie dress. The colour is off in the photo – it’s more of a teal green. And wow, I had to cut this dress way down! It turned out pretty good fit-wise. The arm holes are a bit weird at the back – I didn’t do a great job of shortening the bodice to accommodate my short waisted torso. Still, it turned out great and was a very easy pattern to sew. Will definitely make this again. Can’t wait to wear this to work!
Double knit stretch jersey. I eliminated the zipper and back split because of the stretch.
Dress up outerwear with deep shawl collars and sew up a lovely fitted dress with a flounced hemline.
Comment To Win
Share your top fabric care tips for a chance to be in the magazine, and to get the issue for free!
See one of the techniques you'll learn in November's Fabric Design course.
Fashion & Trends
Can't wait for the Hunger Games film? Sew up the perfect Katniss outfit!
Pattern of the Week
Sew yourself a bunch of different colored pullovers this season for a cozy and quick project!
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.