September Summer Dress - Theresa Pattern

Added Sep 2, 2012

by sophianno

Berlin, Germany

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This is the first time I’ve used a Burda pattern, and I’m quite pleased with the way it turned out! I used the Theresa dress pattern as a base, but left out the ruffles and the belt. This is my second attempt at a zipper and once again I struggled with it for a long time; then I realized I had bought the wrong type (regular instead of invisible) and decided to try something totally different, and make it an exposed zipper. I’ve seen that in the shops a lot lately and really like it. I also added 2 cm to the skirt length, because I want to cycle in this dress and find knee length flatters my shape more.

Next time I think I’ll try one size smaller – the bodice is a little roomy, even though I made a muslin for the first time with this dress! Still learning…

Difficulty

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Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Sep 3, 2012, 04.55 PMby sophianno

    Thank you all for the encouragement!

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    Sep 3, 2012, 11.44 AMby Debbie Allingham

    Gorgeous! I love it and will have to try the pattern myself. Oh and I love your shoes! I have them too – and I bought a second pair in navy. Perfect for showing off a pretty dress :)

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      Sep 3, 2012, 04.55 PMby sophianno

      Thanks! The pattern was fairly easy to follow, so definitely give it a try! And I LOVE these yellow shoes too…

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    Sep 3, 2012, 06.37 AMby prettysewinggirl

    Oh well done!!!!! You’ve done a great job =)

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    Sep 3, 2012, 12.28 AMby schnui

    Very pretty dress. Well done.

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    Sep 2, 2012, 08.39 PMby Mary Athey

    Fab dress x

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http://burdastyle.com//projects/september-summer-dress-theresa-pattern