Added Mar 17, 2011
Austin, Texas, U...
This dress has been a big seller for me….I’m thankful that most of the world has NO IDEA how ridiculously easy this stuff is! =)
I took a simple, straight-forward a-line shift pattern.
If there isn’t a back seam, i always add one so that I can fully line the dress without any visible seams at the neck and arms.
Before sewing the two layers together, i create the tuxedo ruffle lapel and sew it on to the front. (Just make a rectangle the size you want – add fusible interfacing to the back. Then create a ruffle out of the fabric of your choice, add along the sides of the rectangle)
Then, join your two layers of the dress.
Impress the world!
I prefer to use a cotton/poly blend for this dress to eliminate some wrinkling, but it’s super fabulous in just about anything!
Fashion & Trends
Style this summer favorite for early and late fall.
Meg's Magazine Mash Up 2014
Check out Meg's latest mash up and see other BurdaStyle member's variations!
Sporty dresses, oversized cardigans, and easy tops in jersey and knits.
Pattern of the Week
This boho lace top is the perfect piece to start wearing this time of year.
NEW on BurdaStyle Videos!
Becky MacKinnon will guide you through each step of sewing the stylish BurdaStyle Crossover Pant
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.