puff sleeve mini

Added Aug 3, 2008

by maya511

Los Angeles, Cal...

9510ff731e4deba5d834531bbd97a8c00dd38acc_thumb

Views

2761

D2df8b3ec07811cb09d9a52c65ad7aa7baebb9ac_large

Description

This form fitting number is the “Belle de Jour” dress from Wendy Mullin’s book Sew U: Home Stretch (which is, hands down, the best sewing purchase I made all year!) and it was incredibly simple to make. The blue fabric is a rayon stretch knit (with a tiny hint of sheen). I don’t think the dress is supposed to be this body hugging, as I decided to make it x-small instead of the more-appropriate small. Anyway, I squeeze into it alright and as long as I can remember to suck in the gut, I think I’ll be ok.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Credits

Wendy Mullin, Sew U

11 Comments Sign in to add a post

  • Avatar3_large

    Aug 16, 2008, 01.05 AMby carottesauvage

    Very sophisticated! It suits you like a glove!

  • 061e3fb8004353e2ff426f47e5a9afd8b269cd65_large

    Aug 13, 2008, 05.01 AMby Angela Ashley Chiew

    Unreal! Did you sew this with a serger? I have this book too and though it excites me it also terrifies me because I don’t have a serger, or ‘overlocker’ as we call them here. Was it hard?

  • 90ec0e97a750b8d19723d60ffa4dbf8ad4a5c8c2_large

    Aug 9, 2008, 04.14 PMby oodko

    Oohhhh i really like this! I can totally picture sipping coffee in a cute little French cafe in this dress.

  • Dsc01931burda_large

    Aug 5, 2008, 01.53 AMby moti133

    this dress is fit u perfectly. I love simplicity and beauty of this dress. thank u

  • Dscn4744_large

    Aug 4, 2008, 07.42 PMby risingstar

    i absolutely love this dress!

  • A9cb5909e4e93a15d7f12343df4fc87e703cf10c_large

    Aug 4, 2008, 08.56 AMby carlatv

    Very flattering! Great dress and nice work.

  • 102_0789_large

    Aug 4, 2008, 06.47 AMby hannahlee

    Wow. This dress totally makes me want to go get that book now. I’ve heard mixed reviews, but this looks great!

  • Psheadshot_large

    Aug 3, 2008, 09.40 PMby oonaballoona

    okay, i think you’ve sold me on homestretch. i may not even wait for it to hit the library…

  • A3b0852dca594a7ab388adaacba8c81c2e867a4d_large

    Aug 3, 2008, 05.56 PMby ainglis85

    even though it’s form-fitting, it’s really classy. love it. you can teach american apparel a thing or two!

  • Eeae17e9ee35a99a4eda77d4d18252532d471264_large

    Aug 3, 2008, 03.52 PMby littlebutton

    Wow – you totally have the figure for a tight mini so I say enjoy it while you still can!!

  • Profilbild_mini_large

    Aug 3, 2008, 02.45 PMby polychromatin

    Wow, great and sexy ;)

    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post

Add to Favorites 16 people added it

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/puff-sleeve-mini