Added Aug 5, 2012
Miami, United St...
IT WOULD MEAN THE WORLD IF YOU VOTED FOR MY DRESS <3 http://www.burdastyle.com/gallery/339?page=2
For this project I used the Theresa dress pattern as a base. I used a royal blue lace, and two polyester cotton mixes for the lining which are a coral and light sky blue. I was inspired by Miami Beach the epitome of summer if you ask me. The art deco inspiration, bright colors in every corner, light breezes, the ocean, everything screams paradise. I wanted my dress to bring the colors of Miami beach, and the movement of it’s blue oceans.
I altered the skirt of the dress into a full circle skirt, and I changed the back to a beautiful abstract open back that is held together with a small royal blue button. The dress is completely sewn by hand and reinforced with machine stitch at the hem and bodice panels. And of course like any modern dress should. .. it has pockets!
A huge thanks to Fabiola for being a wonderful model and Daena for taking these great pictures <3
Member Project of the Week
EstherMarguerite modified this halter style with straps and a fun Hawaiian print.
4 weekly drawings, including a Grand Prize valued at more than $4,000!
Sign up for Meg Healy's tailoring course, now until 10/7.
Member Model Challenge
Voting had begun! Vote for your favorite dress to be the next face of a BurdaStyle.com pattern.
Fashion & Trends
See 3 dresses in new prints perfect for this season's transitional weather, plus a chance to win!
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.