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Romantic blue dress

Added Aug 8, 2014

by PurplePleats

Kerava, Finland

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Description

This project is a re-make based on a Burda dress, pattern 128 from issue 6/2013. I made it last year but now I made some changes to it to make it fit better. You can read more about it on my blog Purple Pleats

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Casual, Romantic
Material
Cotton, Lace/Sequins

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    Feb 27, 2016, 11.17 AMby SassyT

    A very pretty summer dress. Would you mind me sharing this on Sassy Sewing Bees in the future? I link to your post and let you know when shared. SSB – https://www.facebook.com/SassySewingBees

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      Mar 1, 2016, 12.15 PMby PurplePleats

      Hi! I would like that very much :)

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    Aug 17, 2014, 02.11 AMby nadia r

    Great pattern and results

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    Aug 10, 2014, 06.50 AMby Luz Kettle

    You are right it looks very romantic. Well done!

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    Aug 9, 2014, 07.38 AMby zetinja

    I really love he overall looks of the dress, but..

    the neckline binding bugs me very much. does it stand up like that on purpose? If it was my project i would have ripped it out and resewn it to lay flat. Maybe you don’t have to redo it and it’s just a matter of a good press. Now it just looks like that the wonderful properties of bias are not used and it stands just like an on-grain binding would.

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      Aug 9, 2014, 10.30 AMby PurplePleats

      The binding is fine, it’s the lace that makes it stand out, since it doesn’t stretch. It was a matter of lace or no lace, so I chose the lace.

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    Aug 9, 2014, 05.47 AMby PurplePleats

    Thank you all so much! :)

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    Aug 9, 2014, 05.17 AMby PoczwarkaPrezentuje

    very nice :)

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    Aug 9, 2014, 01.14 AMby izbott

    It’s such a pretty dress & you look very nice!

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    Aug 8, 2014, 06.58 PMby Irina Schwab

    Such an youthful & fresh look. Well done x

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    Aug 8, 2014, 10.01 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Fabulous summer dress!! Congrats on being featured! :)

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    Aug 8, 2014, 08.27 AMby rita61

    Your dress looks nice on you

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