Added Jan 23, 2012
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Many of us swooned over burda style magazine’s green velvet + sequin dress from the December issue, and when you take this pattern apart, leaving out the sequin rectangle and trim at the hem, you get a sweet shift dress suitable for many occasions. Cut it in black for a little black dress, or in a fun print for Spring—there’s room for plenty of creativity. The long chiffon tie at the back can be tied in a bow, or knotted and draped over your arms.
Self: Lightweight, softly draping fabrics (pictured above in reverse silk charmeuse).
Silk charmeuse, 140 cm (55 ins) wide: 0.85 – 0.85 – 0.85 – 1.00 – 1.00 m (1 – 1 – 1 – 1 1/8 – 1 1/8 yds); Lining: 140 cm (55 ins) wide: 0.85 – 0.85 – 0.85 – 1.00 – 1.00 m (1 – 1 – 1 – 1 1/8 – 1 1/8 yds).
Length from waist 60 cm (23 3/4 ins)
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