Pleated petite dress

Added Mar 2, 2013

by alice9163

Miri, Malaysia

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Description

Pretty straight forward pattern. Dress is indeed fitting. I suggest measuring the back panel piece against a current pre existing fitted dress to give you an idea of how big/small it would finally turn out to be. Pattern pieces no 8 & 9 were a waste of my fabric because they were never used.

Material Notes

Cotton from Dubai

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Mar 11, 2013, 06.35 AMby melmeum

    i think you look great, and the dress is not too short at all! show off those gorgeous legs! :o) i am also 165cm tall so seeing how it fits you is really helpful. thank you for posting!

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    Mar 7, 2013, 01.45 PMby baum

    looks very nice on you! the fabric you chose is very nice also

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    Mar 3, 2013, 12.50 PMby Mary Athey

    Fabulous dress, the style is lovely on you and I love your fabric x

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    Mar 3, 2013, 12.00 PMby carolientje

    nice dress, i’m going to make it also :)

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    Mar 2, 2013, 06.00 PMby step-van-b

    Your dress is lovely. I like your fabric choice. Its great to see the first self sewn version of the dress. I’m thinking about making it too :)

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    Mar 2, 2013, 04.04 PMby alice9163

    Thank Ü! I am 165 cm tall, so dress is indeed a bit short. I have no idea how to lengthen the pattern though.. It would be great if material is of some stretch.

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      Mar 3, 2013, 12.49 PMby Mary Athey

      I’m tall as well but burda shows you how to adjust patterns x

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    Mar 2, 2013, 02.17 PMby camelia db

    what a nice dress that fits you really great. I want to try this pattern too, but I am not sure how to change it for normal size ( i am 168 cm tall), with all those pleats in the waist. But your is looking great. :)

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      Mar 3, 2013, 12.48 PMby Mary Athey

      Check burda for pattern altering and they’ll help you. I ve made petite.patterns up as well and i lengthen then in the middle of each piece x

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    Mar 2, 2013, 01.14 PMby skeeler

    This dress is so pretty and looks great on you!

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