Romanda

Added Jul 26, 2008

by blueyedqt

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Description

My entry for the Anda MiniChallenge. I altered the pattern to be more form fitting on the top and through the waist, then flared back out to the original patterned skirt. I altered the neckline for a deeper, more v-shape and also altered the neckline to scoop a bit from the top in the back. Then once I had the pattern altered I cut out two front pieces and two back: one blue and the other in the reverse dyed (check out my How To: Reverse Tie-Dye to see what I did). Then I stitched all pieces together and cut out the little panels. From some of the scrap material I added the belt and the accents on the straps.

Material Notes

An old blue jersey cotton sheet

Difficulty

Novice

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Credits

My brother Zac for taking the pictures, and BurdaStyle for the MiniChallenge – without it I would probably not ever have desired to make this particular pattern.

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    Jul 30, 2008, 03.23 PMby easbrooke

    So creative! Keep up the good work.

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    Jul 29, 2008, 03.15 AMby olyaboieru

    Oh, it’s wonderful! You are like a bird. The colors are my favorite! It’s so nice and it has nothing in common with Anda! Congratulations!!

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    Jul 28, 2008, 05.07 PMby sunnyb64

    Great makeover— the panels and the colors give it a really fairy-like effect.

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    Jul 28, 2008, 02.22 PMby ellie-sue

    (Thanks for commenting my little purses btw.) This dress is super creative and really lovely! Really cool ideas for altering the Anda pattern, it is a bit dodgy I agree lol, but this is very cute, I love the neckline.

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    Jul 28, 2008, 02.12 PMby camilaustral

    cute!

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    Jul 28, 2008, 08.03 AMby adgentry

    Cute; and it looks great on you! I love the colors.

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    Jul 28, 2008, 02.24 AMby anajan

    Beautiful – both the dress itself and you wearing it! The Anda pattern isn’t recognizable, but the dress is perfect! So well done.

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    Jul 27, 2008, 07.51 AMby cat

    Lovely!!! & Nice pictures!

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    Jul 27, 2008, 05.21 AMby maldrich

    I love the colors and I really love your neckline! A how to for altering that into that neckline would be well used!

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    Jul 27, 2008, 04.02 AMby fabricaddict

    This is lovely! well done, and great colour combination! (and nice photos!)

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    Jul 27, 2008, 12.29 AMby senasews

    very original and creative version of anda. i love the way the neckline turned out!

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    Jul 26, 2008, 09.40 PMby sweetpadee

    This is so cute, and original. I love the tie-dye also! Great job.

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Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/romanda