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Schumacher Cocktail Dress

Added Jan 16, 2009

by latulipenoire

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Description

This dress was a blast! The skirt is wool crepe and the top is sheer china silk. I had a bit of a hiccup when I cut my patterns pieces out and then read in the magazine that they don’t include seam allowance! Luckily, the dress came out fitting like a glove anyway!

Material Notes

China Silk, Wool Crepe

Difficulty

Novice

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Credits

Here is the Burda Link to the original dress

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    Mar 3, 2009, 08.32 AMby libbysharf

    Hi I made this dress too. I went to a wedding with it so I’ll pictures soon… I also was very surprised to see that I had to cut the allowances after I already sew everything, and ended up ruining the top part, and had to sew it all over again from scratch. Sometimes I just think the people in Burda like to abuse us… :-)

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    Mar 2, 2009, 10.58 AMby dress2000

    Does anyone know how I can get the pattern for this dress or where I can order the Burda 12/2008 issue?

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    Jan 19, 2009, 10.38 AMby barbaraagatha

    I know this dress! Burda 12/2008! I loved it so much but I ran out to buy the magazine a day too late and the 01/2009 issue was already out. So I ordered the back issue and can’t wait to receive it.

    Question: you are an intermediate sewer, I’m a novice. Do you think I can try making the dress? (I can turn to my mother on weekends and ask for deperate help). In your opinion: was it tricky?

    Let me know!

    (I love your version of it: simply perfect)

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    Jan 18, 2009, 10.22 PMby pink-cornelia

    looks great and very elegant

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    Jan 17, 2009, 06.31 PMby jem1022

    very cute…. me likey this dress…. :)

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    Jan 17, 2009, 03.20 PMby abucketfulofheather

    Lovely! I love the wool and silk together. Yum yum.

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    Jan 16, 2009, 02.59 PMby bola

    ooo yeah nice dress !!

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    Jan 16, 2009, 01.44 PMby erdronen

    i like it! very cute!

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    Jan 16, 2009, 11.41 AMby teamydear

    Very stylish!!!!

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    Jan 16, 2009, 11.10 AMby emlj

    ooo is this from burda magazine?! I have this on my to-do list, yours looks fab!!

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