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Mirela's Malissa Dress

Added Sep 24, 2008

by mirela

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Description

My inspiration came from the raglan cut and the fabrics I had in my stash.
I eliminated the sleeves and collar and really kept it simple. I cut out the front and back panels, raised both and sewed them together at the shoulders. I used the all in one facing how to (very helpful!). I chose a fabric that drapes well and added a weaved ribbon at the neckline and under the bust. It can be worn with the weaved ribbon like a belt at the waist line or without it.
How to sew the lace with the overlock blindstitch attachment
http://mirelap.wordpress.com/2008/09/24/malissa-dress-variation/

Material Notes

sheer black veil with velvet flowers surrounded by silver glitter lined with smooth white lycra (hemmed with lace) and a weave for the belt.

Difficulty

Novice

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Credits

BurdaStyle for pattern

Marius for photos

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    Sep 5, 2011, 10.49 AMby Jelena Mitic

    The material is beautiful and so is the pattern! Great job! :)

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    Jul 11, 2010, 08.02 PMby ellen-lumpkin-brown

    so adorable!!! thanks for the great ideas!

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    Jul 10, 2010, 03.13 AMby sedjet

    Such a gorgeous dress. i love this variation.

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    Jul 7, 2010, 10.29 PMby betssey

    its so lovely

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    Jan 30, 2010, 08.55 AMby maky30

    It is so beautiful, love it very much

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    Dec 5, 2009, 01.33 AMby tallykay

    wow this is a beautiful dress, The pictures are so beautiful

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    Jul 27, 2009, 06.48 PMby GabrielleDanielle

    Beautiful job on the Malissa!! Mine looks like a pregnancy dress for the winter, like it much better without the sleeves & collar!!

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    Jun 3, 2009, 06.24 PMby kathariney

    This is sweet and classy!

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    Apr 17, 2009, 05.58 PMby mlssfshn

    Love what you did with the Malissa!

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    Jan 30, 2009, 07.35 AMby dkocsis45

    I love this. The color is great and the fullness of the skirt under the empire waist is perfect. and I love the lace overlay. very beautiful!

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    Dec 10, 2008, 02.58 AMby ichigogirl

    Gorgeous! Love the neckline and the colours.

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    Dec 2, 2008, 07.15 AMby ursula947

    oh my GOD!!!! this is soooo beautiful indeed!!!!, you are really good !

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    Nov 19, 2008, 07.57 AMby cowlina

    Ooh really nice dress….:) Love the fabric too!

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    Nov 11, 2008, 08.08 AMby missmojo-1

    Ooooh this is really pretty! :)

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    Oct 1, 2008, 12.55 AMby queenb

    So chic! You’ve got my vote!

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    Sep 28, 2008, 08.10 PMby islndnthesun

    This is very cute! Great job!

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    Sep 27, 2008, 08.08 AMby amermaid

    wow … this is soo good

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    Sep 26, 2008, 01.39 PMby emmawahlstrom

    Beutiful dress!

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    Sep 25, 2008, 11.08 AMby sonhoazul

    I love this dress!

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    Sep 25, 2008, 08.36 AMby loreliz

    wow, its beautiful!!!

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    Sep 25, 2008, 01.13 AMby lybu

    wow. Your Malissa is beautiful and very chic.. Looks much better than original one. Bravo !!!

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    Sep 24, 2008, 10.44 PMby senasews

    your dress is awesome. i love the fabric

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    Sep 24, 2008, 06.08 PMby auntchelle

    This is a great transformation of the Malissa. It really nails the cocktail style. I’d make this version.

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    Sep 24, 2008, 05.29 PMby justmica

    One more beautiful dress in line… Great job!

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    Sep 24, 2008, 04.17 PMby mcloughlinsarah

    man this is lush

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    Sep 24, 2008, 03.29 PMby sweetpadee

    Oh wow that is just gorgeous! The fabric, the drape… So dreamy looking!

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    Sep 24, 2008, 02.27 PMby victors

    looks amazing, great stash you must have!!

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    Sep 24, 2008, 12.19 PMby celinaj

    Lovely, lovely, lovely!! The fabric is perfect in you version of the dress. Congratulations!

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    Sep 24, 2008, 12.15 PMby ghainskom

    so simple but the fabric and the details make a huge difference. Wow!

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    Sep 24, 2008, 12.03 PMby fabricaddict

    Your dress looks fabulous! well done, it’s stunning!

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