Peter Pan does black currant

Added Nov 21, 2013

by cchristie

Northern Ireland...

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Description

This dress is Burda 7137 which I made from a single fabric but reversed the fabric on the collar and cuffs to have the shiny side showing. The dress fits well and I wanted to try It out as I promised my sister I would make one for her. She says Christmas will be fine for her to get the dress, but luckily she’s not said which Christmas. The collar was a little tricky and I appreciate there is more than one method to construct a collar. I used a method I was shown recently at a class, and that involves just cutting out the top layer, attaching a cut of of the finished shape and interfacing over….it worked ok.

Material Notes

The materials suitable for this dress are endless and really it has a lot of scope for development. I do hope my sister will be happy with her version…

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Business, Classic, Evening Wear, Romantic
Material
Chiffon, Corduroy, Cotton, Blends, Denim, Satin, Silk

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    Dec 22, 2013, 09.46 PMby flowercat

    I absolutely love this, looks super on you. Really shows your lovely figure.

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    Dec 13, 2013, 08.17 PMby ArcticFoxx

    It should be THIS xmas! I am sure she thought that was implicit!!! The color is gorgeous. I think you have a perfect Sunday morning church dress, nice dinner out dress (sister should take you out), and a good office dress.

    That dress has some major wear in the future since it is suitable for “sew many” venues (excuse the pun).

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    Nov 23, 2013, 01.34 AMby barmaglot

    I love peter pan collar! Neat work, looks great on you!

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    Nov 21, 2013, 06.50 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Lovely dress! the collar and the sleeves looks perfect :-) I’m sure your sister would love to have a similar dress! :))

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    Nov 21, 2013, 03.52 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    A nice basic dress, I like the use of reverse side for embellishment and the colour is smart.

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    Nov 21, 2013, 09.35 AMby sarahsdaughter

    Looks very smart :))))

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    Nov 21, 2013, 12.42 AMby rita61

    Nice dress on you.

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