Seamed Dress In Two

Added Feb 11, 2013

by iheartfabric

Qld, Australia

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Description

This pattern looked so detailed and unique and I really liked the detail in the top. I knew it was sleeveless and I don’t really like sleeveless dresses but low and behold the pattern came with these really awesome sleeves!! Was so excited when I printed it out that I didn’t have to try and work that one out.

After I made the first dress I figured I loved the top but thought it might look better with the pleated skirt. Then after looking at the design I realised this dress is very similar to a dress from one of my favourite Australian clothes shops so I decided to try and copy the bottom part and make the second skirt a pleated skirt.

So the slightly animal print dress is the Burdastyle 120 dress no alterations and the printed flowery dress is the burdastyle 120 dress but with a pleated skirt instead.

More photos on my blog
http://i-heart-fabric.blogspot.com.au/2013/02/burdastyle-120-dress.html

Material Notes

Cotton Sateen

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Business, Casual, Classic, Evening Wear, Romantic
Material
Cotton

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    Apr 15, 2013, 07.43 PMby Lisa Tushman

    Great job!

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    Apr 15, 2013, 11.49 AMby hinon

    Lovely, I particulary like the animal print dress (the original version). Looks great on you.

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    Apr 12, 2013, 10.55 PMby smmkc

    I love your choice of fabrics, you have done a great job

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      Apr 12, 2013, 11.19 PMby iheartfabric

      Thank you so much!! :)

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    Apr 12, 2013, 07.35 AMby Kovesi

    wow i love them both or shall i say iheart them both :) you are very clever

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      Apr 12, 2013, 10.25 PMby iheartfabric

      hehehe thank you!! I heart them too :)

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    Apr 11, 2013, 11.05 PMby Kovu

    both of these look amazing!! and amazing on you!!!

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      Apr 12, 2013, 10.25 PMby iheartfabric

      Thank you so much!! :)

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    Apr 11, 2013, 11.01 PMby Meldbombs

    I feel like I would have taken out the seams, if there is a way to d that because my personal pet peeve is pattern interruption. Nonstheless I love tje dress, in the Garment District I see a lot of vibrant prints that I love but do not buy because I cant see the use for them, you made good use of the prints!

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      Apr 12, 2013, 10.25 PMby iheartfabric

      Thank you, I seem to always go for the patterned or crazy print fabrics! I think I need to put a bit more plain into my wardrobe hehe. So glad you liked it :)

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    Apr 11, 2013, 08.24 PMby eliseanna

    These are divine. Beautiful.

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    Apr 11, 2013, 05.08 PMby leokadia

    Wunderschön, das Blumenkleid ist ganz besonders toll!

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    Apr 11, 2013, 05.08 PMby grabil

    Hi! Both are great! I had the same thought about sleeves. I have the magazine. I’ll see if I got them too.

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      Apr 12, 2013, 10.23 PMby iheartfabric

      Thank you!! I seem to always make dresses with sleeves even if the pattern doesn’t have them but these sleeves fit perfectly, so glad BurdaStyle included them for the sleeve lovers.

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    Feb 12, 2013, 02.36 PMby gimmeonekiss

    beautiful in each colour!!

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    Feb 11, 2013, 08.37 PMby rita61

    Very Nice!!!

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    Feb 11, 2013, 04.54 PMby kathhhhhy

    Oh, these are gorgeous! I love the stuff you make :)

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      Feb 11, 2013, 09.17 PMby iheartfabric

      Hehe thanks Kathy your so nice!! And right back at ya!!

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    Feb 11, 2013, 03.07 PMby cpoll3

    These are fantastic! Both are so figure flattering. Great job.

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      Feb 11, 2013, 09.16 PMby iheartfabric

      Thank you that’s so kind!! :) it was a really nice pattern with only small changes to the skirt on the original one.

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    Feb 11, 2013, 12.47 PMby Pharmasewing

    Love the fabric + pattern matching! Looks really good :)

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      Feb 11, 2013, 09.14 PMby iheartfabric

      Thank you so much!! It was hard to decide which fabric to make it in I have so much now hehe.

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    Feb 11, 2013, 10.28 AMby ladafl

    Love this cut and fabric, this is so summery!

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      Feb 11, 2013, 10.35 AMby iheartfabric

      Thanks so much Ladafl. I wore the flowery one to work today and loved it. So comfortable :)

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    Feb 11, 2013, 10.09 AMby Mary Athey

    I loooooove both, they look so different because of the fabric but both are.gorgeous x

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      Feb 11, 2013, 10.34 AMby iheartfabric

      Thank you Mary! Your so kind :)

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