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Party dress

Added Jan 8, 2008

by thebabybird

Perth, Australia






My first try at a Burdastyle pattern.

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    Jan 10, 2008, 07.58 PMby thebabybird

    Atmomma, I used the Jane pattern. I added 20cm to the length of the top to turn it into a dress. I lined the whole bust area with white lining (if I used the material like the instructions say it would have shown through). I used bra straps for the straps. I also added an elastic to the top back because otherwise it would have been too loose. I hadn’t realised about the different paper sizes. My test square is 11.2 cm x 11.2 cm (not 10×10) which is why mine turn out too loose. Dosn’t matter though cause I’m happy with the way the elastic makes it look at the back and it’s really comfy.

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    Jan 9, 2008, 07.48 AMby atmomma

    Very well done! I love the fabric. Which Burda pattern did you use? I would like to make a dress like this for an upcoming banquet and haven’t been able to find the right pattern.

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    Jan 9, 2008, 04.08 AMby helenay

    The dots make it look like 70’s – very stylish! I like it very much!

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