Silk Summer Dress

Added Aug 31, 2011

by Jelena Mitic

Belgrade, Serbia

Jelena_barselona_thumb

Views

6873

Bela_haljina_large
Bela_haljina_3_large
Bela_haljina_4_large

Description

This is my favourite summer dress – very comfortable, easy to sew and one of a kind! :)
It has 2 layers of fabric – the upper one is about 10cm shorter than the lower one. It is slightly draped on one side and has a flower attached on it.
For more info and detailed instructions visit my blog: http://jelenacreative.blogspot.com/p/silk-summer-dress.html

Material Notes

Elastic materials ONLY: Silk, viscose or any other light, nicely draped fabric, viscose thread, elastic band (3cm wide), scissors, paper to make the pattern, sewing machine

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

17 Comments Sign in to add a post

  • Missing

    Aug 18, 2013, 09.17 AMby flusspferd

    Ooh, I love this dress! Thank you so much for uploading instructions – it’s going on my to-do list :)

  • P9040816_large

    Apr 25, 2012, 07.55 PMby Ljiljan

    Ovo je takooooo romanticno :)

    1 Reply
    • Jelena_barselona_large

      Apr 29, 2012, 07.52 PMby Jelena Mitic

      Jeste, ova haljinica je tako prijatna, a u isto vreme i moj cest izbor za sve moguce prilike… :)

  • Img_0072_large

    Feb 25, 2012, 01.57 PMby oscarwilde

    Hey, I’m just starting out and I was wondering, is the material underneath something stretchy and the one on top chiffon? I really want to try making the dress but don’t know what material to buy :L thanks so much.

    1 Reply
    • Jelena_barselona_large

      Feb 28, 2012, 01.25 PMby Jelena Mitic

      Well, the whole dress was made from the same stretchy material. I really don’t know what kind exactly, something silky, transparent. It needs to be stretchy because it is a tight fit. I hope this helps. I’d like to see your dress when it’s finished. :)

  • Jelena_barselona_large

    Oct 1, 2011, 09.34 AMby Jelena Mitic

    For all those who couldn’t download this pattern – I’ve updated it and the PDF is now completely visible! :) Happy sewing! Jelena

  • Jelena_barselona_large

    Sep 24, 2011, 05.19 PMby Jelena Mitic

    As for the amount of material, you need twice the length of the dress, counting from your armpit to about your knees :)

    1 Reply
    • Missing

      Sep 27, 2011, 08.45 PMby SweetC

      cool…. thanks a lot for your help!! :)

      hope I have enough fabric… :P

  • Missing

    Sep 23, 2011, 03.36 AMby SweetC

    Hi! I loved your dress!! It’s perfect for a fabric I have since last year… hehehe… but I hve the same problem, can’t download the PDF.

    Again, congratulations for the beautiful dress you made. So simple, yet so beautiful!

    2 Replies
    • Jelena_barselona_large

      Sep 23, 2011, 07.33 PMby Jelena Mitic

      Thank you very much! :)
      I saw the problem, so I contacted the service here at the site, and they said they would try to solve this issue. In the meantime, maybe I can try to upload the pattern once again… :)

    • Missing

      Sep 23, 2011, 07.49 PMby SweetC

      Hi Jelena! :)

      I copy in a paper all the instructions…. using the old school way hahaha.

      A question: how much fabric did you use for this dress??

  • Missing

    Sep 16, 2011, 01.09 AMby CrazyLittleRed

    I love the dress but it won’t let open the file for the instructions or the pattern :(

    1 Reply
    • Jelena_barselona_large

      Sep 16, 2011, 09.37 AMby Jelena Mitic

      Yes, I see the problem. I’m trying to find a place here where I can ask about this. I’ll do my best to solve it. Thank you for commenting.

  • 2_dsc_1140_large

    Sep 7, 2011, 07.43 AMby magdamagda

    so simple and what a gorgeous appearance!

    1 Reply
  • Dsc_0005_large

    Sep 7, 2011, 06.35 AMby yafit levi

    amazing dressssssssssss!

    1 Reply
  • Charlie-deeshadows1_large

    Sep 3, 2011, 09.36 PMby smallone

    if you haven’t already, you should also put your instructions in the Patterns section because I’d hate for people to miss what a really simple pattern this is and how you can easily create it to fit your own measurements…and as we can see from your version how you can get such a lovely result!!

    1 Reply
    • Jelena_barselona_large

      Sep 4, 2011, 09.20 AMby Jelena Mitic

      Thank you for your nice comment :) and thanks for the suggestion, I didn’t know there’s another place here I can post instructions. I’ll do that. Very pleased you liked it :)

  • Mi_large

    Sep 1, 2011, 02.21 PMby mirjana80

    Prelepo!!! :))

    1 Reply
  • Missing

    Sep 1, 2011, 01.14 PMby chula123

    Beautiful pattern and beautiful material. The two layers with the gathering gives it that little bit extra ! (and i love your bag)

    1 Reply
    • Jelena_barselona_large

      Sep 2, 2011, 09.40 AMby Jelena Mitic

      Thank you very much! :) The simplicity is what I like.

  • Me_large

    Sep 1, 2011, 01.11 AMby reliablechef

    love the rose detail! Very nicely done!

    1 Reply
    • Jelena_barselona_large

      Sep 2, 2011, 09.41 AMby Jelena Mitic

      I appreciate your comment, thanks!

  • Photo_on_2013-08-15_at_10_35_large

    Aug 31, 2011, 09.44 PMby nouvellegamine

    very pretty. i like the little gathering detail :D

    1 Reply
    • Jelena_barselona_large

      Aug 31, 2011, 09.49 PMby Jelena Mitic

      Thank you all very much! :)

  • Carnationbord_large

    Aug 31, 2011, 08.24 PMby MientjiB

    Really elegant and understated!

  • Spain_2007_065_large

    Aug 31, 2011, 03.39 PMby nellyvdb

    I really like the flower and gathering detail.

  • Ghetto_girl_goes_to_colo__large

    Aug 31, 2011, 02.22 PMby turtlegirl00

    this is so pretty! I love the gathering on the lower front.

    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post

Add to Favorites 65 people added it

Patterns for this Project

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/silk-summer-dress?all_images=1