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Simplicity 1877

Added Feb 15, 2013

by sertyan

Kota Kinabalu, M...

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The pattern features a dangerously low plunging neckline and also low arm holes which is not for the faint hearted like me. I prefer not to wear the dress with a tube inside so I raised the neckline by a whole 5 inches and also raised the armholes (which created some slightly noticeable pulling at the side of the dress).

I rather like the ruffly bits at the shoulder which is a Leanne Marshall signature. The inverted V waistline creates a slim silhouette for the waist and the front pleats are very interesting. This pattern is rather easy to sew up but it took me a bit more time as I chose to line the bodice.

Blogged about here:

http://sertyan.blogspot.com/2013/02/chinese-new-year-dresses-burda-fatina.html

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    Feb 15, 2013, 04.38 PMby Mary Athey

    this is gorgeous.on you. The.fabric and.the little ruffle.on the sleeve.are.fab x

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    Feb 15, 2013, 06.53 AMby Missy Janecke

    I LOVE that fabric! I think I have this pattern too and I’m not able to wear the plunging necklines either, so I’ll keep that in mind if I ever decide to make it :)

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