Polka dot dress (Burda Easy Fashion S/S2009)

Added Jul 22, 2010

by kokuryu

Wroclaw, Poland

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Description

A new dress based on a pattern from Burda Easy Fashion S/S2009

Material Notes

♥ Cotton fabric: 150cm wide, 200cm length of fabric is required ♥ 40cm (or longer) zipper ♥ Interfacing ♥ I also used a yellow buckle, which is a gift from Studio2Deko.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Evening Wear, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Cotton

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    Apr 29, 2012, 11.06 PMby buddingnaturalist

    Oh coool! Did you have to wear it with a ruffled petticoat? Did you make the petticoat or is it RTW?

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    Oct 18, 2010, 09.43 AMby BlancheOfArts

    This is perfect, wish I could get that pattern somehow… :)

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    Aug 12, 2010, 12.27 PMby lamandine

    Really beautiful dress. It’s look like a real retro one! I have a look on your blog, I like your style!

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      Aug 12, 2010, 12.31 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you so much, Lamandine! :)

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    Aug 3, 2010, 06.04 PMby marie emily

    i love this dress! such a great fit… and it really looks vintage. :)

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      Aug 3, 2010, 11.46 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you so much, Marie Emily! :)

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    Aug 3, 2010, 01.58 PMby embaby

    This looks so vintage and pretty! I love it!

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      Aug 3, 2010, 02.47 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you so much, Embaby! :)

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    Jul 29, 2010, 02.50 AMby nessys

    Once again you have done a lovely job on a lovely dress creation. Those polka dots are beautiful and make this extra special.

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      Jul 29, 2010, 12.26 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you very much, NessyS! :)

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    Jul 27, 2010, 11.17 AMby stofjesenlapjes

    This dress is amazing ! Well done ! I wish I had that pattern…

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      Jul 29, 2010, 12.26 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you so much, Stofjesenlapjes! :)

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    Jul 26, 2010, 04.17 PMby little-meep

    Love this dress! Where can i get the s/s2009 Burda Easy Style pattern for this (in the UK)?

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      Jul 27, 2010, 08.42 AMby kokuryu

      Thank you very much, Little Meep! :)

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    Jul 26, 2010, 07.49 AMby holasoylulu

    LOVELY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      Jul 26, 2010, 12.41 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you so much, Holasoylulu!

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    Jul 26, 2010, 04.28 AMby fabricitis

    Great dress! I also like the buckle, but I have one question about it. How did you sew on the central part of the buckle onto the one side of the fabric? I’d like to sew a buckle onto some clothing, and I can’t figure out how to sew a strip of fabric around the central bar in the buckle while using a sewing machine. I might just have to hand-sew if I can’t find a tutorial. Any advice would be appreciated.

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    Jul 25, 2010, 11.55 AMby mischi

    Oh this is sooo gorgeous – love the 50s styling!

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      Jul 25, 2010, 12.13 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you so much, Mischi! :)

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    Jul 24, 2010, 11.59 PMby Abagail .

    So adorable. So classy and gorgeous.

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      Jul 25, 2010, 11.06 AMby kokuryu

      Thank you so much, Abagail SewInLove! :)

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    Jul 24, 2010, 06.52 PMby mrsbob

    I love this dress, you’ve done a fabulous job with it. Do you know the pattern number for it?

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      Jul 25, 2010, 11.06 AMby kokuryu

      Thank you so much, Amy F! It’s 5A-B from last year’s (spring/summer 2009) Burda Easy Fashion.

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    Jul 24, 2010, 02.38 PMby jd98

    another lovely dress! I agree with everyone else: great pics!!!

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      Jul 24, 2010, 04.35 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you very much, Jd98! :) I’m glad you like my photos.

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    Jul 24, 2010, 04.55 AMby jenny80

    I love this! Does anyone know where I can find back copies of Burda Easy Style in the US?

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      Jul 24, 2010, 12.45 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you so much, Jenny80! I believe you can find it on eBay.

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    Jul 24, 2010, 03.59 AMby momsgotanewhobby

    This is gorgeous, love the fabric and the touch of yellow just makes it. So classic looking. Your pics are as good as any fashion magazine’s.

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      Jul 24, 2010, 12.44 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you so much for your kind words, Momsgotanewhobby! I’m glad you like my photos :).

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    Jul 23, 2010, 09.23 PMby karamelkel

    This dress is gorgeous! I absolutely love it! This is a look I would definately want to try!

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      Jul 24, 2010, 12.41 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you so much, Karamelkel! This pattern is great and definitely worth trying :).

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    Jul 23, 2010, 09.07 PMby mad4fabric

    this is truly divine. well done!

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      Jul 24, 2010, 12.38 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you so much, Mad4fabric! I’m glad you like my project :).

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    Jul 23, 2010, 07.05 PMby loversandhaters

    adorable!!

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      Jul 24, 2010, 12.37 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you so much, Loversandhaters! :)

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    Jul 23, 2010, 06.23 PMby fairyprincess

    The yellow buckle was a perfect choice! Adorable dress :)

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      Jul 24, 2010, 12.34 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you so much, Fairyprincess! It’s nice to hear that you like the buckle :).

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    Jul 23, 2010, 06.12 PMby lizajane09

    great photos!

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      Jul 24, 2010, 12.34 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you very much, Liza! :)

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    Jul 23, 2010, 06.05 PMby cuddlypersephone

    Absolutly stunning, it really is adorable.

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      Jul 24, 2010, 12.33 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you so much, Cuddlypersephone! :)

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    Jul 23, 2010, 04.23 PMby chillwear

    Simply adorable!!

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      Jul 23, 2010, 09.45 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you very much, Chillwear! :)

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    Jul 23, 2010, 04.08 PMby abarefoot

    Are you serious? This is ridiculously cute. Well done.

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      Jul 23, 2010, 09.45 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you very much, Abarefoot! :)

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    Jul 23, 2010, 03.50 PMby tamezdc

    Wow, what a cute dress!

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      Jul 23, 2010, 09.44 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you so much, Tamezdc! I’m so glad you like it :).

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    Jul 23, 2010, 03.34 PMby magdamagda

    I love all your pictures! all outfits are strong statements but a picture makes or breaks… you’re pulling it great!

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      Jul 23, 2010, 09.44 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you for your kind words, Magdamagda! :)

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    Jul 23, 2010, 03.19 PMby Jodi Wade

    So perfectly Audrey. I love it! I love the shape, I love the fabric!

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      Jul 23, 2010, 09.14 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you so much, Jodika! :)

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    Jul 23, 2010, 01.58 PMby hellagabrielle

    I have so been enjoying your project posts. I love your style and this is a such a lovely dress.

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      Jul 23, 2010, 08.18 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you very much, Hellagabrielle! I’m so glad you like it :).

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    Jul 23, 2010, 01.22 PMby ink

    I can barely stand it! So So SOOOOooo Adorable! You would make Audrey proud! The material you picked is perfect for the cut. Polka-dots can be either to big or too small, the size of the dots really flatter the dress. Beautiful !!!

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      Jul 23, 2010, 08.10 PMby kokuryu

      Gosh, thank you so much, Ink! I’m grateful for your kind words.

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    Jul 23, 2010, 01.02 PMby carolinam

    what a very very cute dress!

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      Jul 23, 2010, 08.00 PMby kokuryu

      Thank you so much, CarolinaM! :)

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