my francesca

Added Oct 5, 2008

by victors

Leeds, United Ki...

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Description

i loved this when it was first posted as a dress but couldn’t have it printed anywhere. So very pleased when this variation came along.
I found some of the assembly a bit tricky, the front panel baffled me for while.Although not perfect I am very satisfied with how it turned out.
The next one i make i will shorten/lower the chiffon pieces above the bust as i think it looks slightly matronly

Material Notes

printed cotton + off white cotton

Difficulty

Novice

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Credits

Burda for the pattern

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    Jul 24, 2009, 04.28 PMby amp2

    Your version seems to fit better than the one pictured on the model, especially with respect to the sleeves. Did you alter them to fit more like a standard sleeve? The ones pictured on the model seem too small/snug and I assumed that the top was designed that way. Any suggestions on making the sleeves fit more like yours? Overall, this is lovely on you! It should be fun to play with the chiffon draping. In addition to making it smaller, perhaps it could be detachable. Can’t wait to see more of your creations!

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    Dec 13, 2008, 11.51 AMby celio

    I like it! I see what you mean about the chiffon pieces, although that would have been PERFECT for the job I had at a bank… I’m kind of busty and everything seems to look low on my bust! Will keep that pattern in mind! Thanks!

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    Oct 27, 2008, 08.17 PMby auntchelle

    I really like your version but I agree about the bustline being matronly. It’s the one thing I don’t like about this pattern – the chiffon on the bodice so I’m leaving it off when I make mine. My girls should be able to handle a lower bodice! I’m going to take your advice VictorS and draft my own piece for the missing tile. I messaged a few weeks ago about the status of fixing the pattern and have had no reply. I’m getting impatient!

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    Oct 20, 2008, 02.44 PMby yoko-1

    Wow yeah, i like it a lot! :o) I would really like to make this too…thanks for sharing – hooray!

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    Oct 6, 2008, 02.49 PMby karencilla

    i like it! you look very pretty!

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    Oct 5, 2008, 10.35 PMby cadetdee

    I really like your version, I understand what you mean about the alterations that’s the great thing about sewing you can restyle a garment the way you want to make it, be proud as this is a very pretty version of this pattern.

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    Oct 5, 2008, 05.14 PMby mcloughlinsarah

    looks great turned out very pretty

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    Oct 5, 2008, 03.22 PMby camilaustral

    i really like it! but i think you are right about the bust pieces ;)

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    Oct 5, 2008, 03.19 PMby ghainskom

    Almost identical to the original, and just as pretty.

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http://burdastyle.com//projects/my-francesca