Stripey patriotic dress

Added Feb 7, 2014

by G-A-

Oxford, United K...

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Description

I finished that dress a little while ago, but did not get to take photograph outside :( It is a nice summer dress based on the popular (rightly so) dress #101 from Burdastyle.

I heavily modified the pattern, changing the darts at the front bodice so I would keep the stripes aligned, changing the skirt for inverted pleats and adding bias on the neckline and armholes to give a bit more interest and break the pattern. Now I can’t wait for spring !

Material Notes

cotton (heavy, possibly quilting or upholstery but still nice), red cotton bias tape.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Vintage, Preppy, Casual
Material
Cotton

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    Feb 8, 2014, 07.40 PMby kihli

    Love your dress, and the stripes are so well matched!

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      Feb 14, 2014, 02.07 PMby G-A-

      Thanks, I tried really hard to match the stripes as they are a bit uneven.

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    Feb 8, 2014, 03.46 AMby rita61

    Nice dress on you !

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      Feb 14, 2014, 02.07 PMby G-A-

      Thank you Rita!

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    Feb 8, 2014, 03.13 AMby nadia r

    pretty colour stripes, great cut

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      Feb 14, 2014, 02.08 PMby G-A-

      Thanks, the pattern deserves all the hype. So versatile!

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    Feb 7, 2014, 09.23 PMby omgdora

    Perfect little dress! I want one!

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      Feb 14, 2014, 02.08 PMby G-A-

      Thank you!

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    Feb 7, 2014, 08.38 AMby Mary Athey

    Really lovely dress, the fabrics so pretty x

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