Added Apr 19, 2010
I made this dress for my daughter’s final university recital concert. She wanted something that would have both a historical and contemporary feel to it, to match the music she was singing. The pattern was from the Butterick Historical collection. It was the first time I worked with silk charmeuse – what a beast! but incredibly gorgeous when finished. The dress was supposed to be cut on the bias, but after buying the fabric my daughter decided she preferred the pattern of the material on the straight grain instead.
Silk charmeuse, with a silk lining.
Exotic prints and silhouettes combine for this alluring collection
Fashion & Trends
While Sewing Their Own Halloween Costume (in GIFs!)
Member Project of the Week
Rwest1014's created this gorgeous skirt to wear Halloween after Halloween.
Use code BURDA7500 for a free T-shirt AND the chance to win a PFAFF machine!
Comment To Win
Get your copy of BurdaStyle Modern Sewing: Wardrobe Essentials today!
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.