The Dancing Queen From Burda Magazine 1985

Added Oct 28, 2012

by Mary Athey

Antrim, Co Antri...

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i bought a load of old burda mags of ebay and as i was going to an abba themed night i decided to have a look through them. i fell in love with this one and knew what fabric i was going to use!! it came to.gether very well and i loved the end result! i omitted the pockets but i might do another in a plain fabric and put them in. i.m not really blonde either lol

Material Notes

stretch jersey fabric
strip of metallic band for the neck

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall
For
Women
Style
Evening Wear
Material
Knits/Jersey

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    Nov 13, 2012, 02.01 PMby vestiphobia

    This is awesome! You look good in blonde:)

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      Nov 13, 2012, 02.17 PMby Mary Athey

      Thank you. i do love wigs and dressing up. my mum had a julie andrews wig when i was young so thats probably where it comes from lol x

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    Nov 10, 2012, 12.46 PMby viaklave

    you look amazing!!!

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      Nov 10, 2012, 06.00 PMby Mary Athey

      Thank you for the lovely compliment xx

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    Nov 6, 2012, 02.15 PMby cweetgal

    Super cool.. Love the shoes too

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      Nov 6, 2012, 02.40 PMby Mary Athey

      Thank you. i love shoes and handbags and have a big collection. the spare room is now my dressing room.lol x

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    Nov 5, 2012, 06.39 PMby saxsilverain

    fab dress!! very ABBA, and i agree with the others, blonde hair suits you! ;)

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      Nov 5, 2012, 09.33 PMby Mary Athey

      Thank you so much x

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    Nov 5, 2012, 04.59 PMby prinnyt

    Very Cute, love your energy

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    Nov 2, 2012, 07.41 PMby chula123

    Love it !! you certainly look like a Dancing Queen :-)) Can’t wait to see you in your blue wig now ! P.S. Blonde suits you !!

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      Nov 2, 2012, 07.53 PMby Mary Athey

      ah thank you!! i.ve a blue bob but.i bought a long blue one as well. we.re doing the zumbathon for a little boy called oscar knox. the themes blue so.i.ll make a top and leggings and post ok xx

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    Oct 30, 2012, 02.10 AMby godesscpsmom

    What fun! Love fun and well executed as well! Who wouldn’t want to zumba right along with you!!!

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      Oct 30, 2012, 06.12 AMby Mary Athey

      Thank you for the fab comment. I think you can tell by my smile that we.d a great time next ones 17th nov and the themes blue!! i.m already thinking what to make and i.ve a blue wig ready lol x

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    Oct 30, 2012, 02.09 AMby godesscpsmom

    What fun! Love fun and well executed as well! Who wouldn’t want to zumba right along with you!!!

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      Oct 30, 2012, 06.18 AMby Mary Athey

      Again thanks lol xx

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    Oct 29, 2012, 04.26 PMby auroras-y-sirenas

    I love seeing your pictures because you make me smile. The clothes you sew are cute and fun and you look always sooo happy. Great wig btw! ;)

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      Oct 29, 2012, 05.38 PMby Mary Athey

      Thank you lol. i.ve quite a few wigs and love an excuse to dress up. i think fashion should be fun and i do love all the compliments i get hehehe x

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    Oct 29, 2012, 04.04 AMby MissCorsetLizz

    Great dress!!!! The fabric is very hypnotic indeed and I love it!!! Got to love a wig!!! I’ll have to get mine out some time :-D Great dress and great night out, who could ask for more!!! :-D

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    Oct 29, 2012, 04.04 AMby MissCorsetLizz

    Great dress!!!! The fabric is very hypnotic indeed and I love it!!! Got to love a wig!!! I’ll have to get mine out some time :-D Great dress and great night out, who could ask for more!!! :-D

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      Oct 29, 2012, 06.08 AMby Mary Athey

      Thanks for the lovely compliment. i.ve got a couple of blue wigs ordered for a chatity zumbathon!! i ordered two as i liked both lol x

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    Oct 29, 2012, 03.44 AMby kusum k

    Cool dress!

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      Oct 29, 2012, 06.06 AMby Mary Athey

      Thank you so much.x

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    Oct 28, 2012, 11.08 PMby bethmaryharley

    Wow! I love the material and the wig is very convincing! Looks like you had a great night in your awesome dress! :)

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      Oct 28, 2012, 11.44 PMby Mary Athey

      Thanks for your lovely comment!! i.d a great time and the dress was so comfortable to wear and considering the pattern was 27 years old it looked quite modern xx

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    Oct 28, 2012, 09.26 PMby janene

    Amazing dress! You look soooo happy in it too! Quite like the blond look. Very hypnotic fabric! :-)

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      Oct 28, 2012, 09.34 PMby Mary Athey

      thanks. i have.quite a few wigs and who dos.nt love dressing up lol there was a drag queen doing the comparing who took a shine to me and my dress!! he asked me to make for him?? could be fun.lol x

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    Oct 28, 2012, 08.54 PMby Vita Bonetto

    This dress is lovely on you!! Realy beautiful!!

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      Oct 28, 2012, 08.55 PMby Mary Athey

      ah thank you for the smashing compliment xx

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    Oct 28, 2012, 07.55 PMby camelia db

    Really nice and fun dress, you look great in it and it looks like you did have really great time!!xxx

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      Oct 28, 2012, 08.01 PMby Mary Athey

      thanks, it was a smashing night with all my mates. xx

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    Oct 28, 2012, 07.36 PMby aggelicat .)

    You look great!! :)

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      Oct 28, 2012, 07.47 PMby Mary Athey

      thank you for the lovely comment!! everyone loved my dress hence the big smile lol xx

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    Oct 28, 2012, 07.02 PMby pamchar

    Really fun dress!

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      Oct 28, 2012, 07.22 PMby Mary Athey

      thanks, i’d a great night as you can tell by my photos! well the ones i could show anyway lol x

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