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the "football dirndl"

Added Jul 8, 2014

by chula123

Great Yarmouth, ...






that started as a joke and then grew as the german team got further and further ahead in the world cup. At first I only made the dress, without the blouse and without the eyelets for the ribbon but then my enthusiasm took over and I had to complete the dirndl. I used Burda pattern no. 7443 and 2 german flags which I bought at Sportsworld, later on I added a ribbon made out of what was left from the flags, an apron made with some black cotton I found in my stash and a blouse for which I bought some black broderie anglaise. (on the first pictures I am wearing a white blouse which is from a dirndl I made years ago.) And of course, we only won tonight because I finally completed my dress :-))))

Material Notes

flags, eyelets, cotton and a zip




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type
Cotton, Other

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    Jul 9, 2014, 08.18 PMby Kocotte

    this is a good idea but you should drink beer like german people. I am leaving at 10 kilometers from the german border

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      Aug 6, 2014, 01.59 PMby chula123

      hahaha, Kocotte, too much beer and I won’t fit in my dirndl anymore !

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    Jul 9, 2014, 07.12 AMby A Sewing Architect

    Great! ..and it worked.. ;)

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      Aug 6, 2014, 01.59 PMby chula123

      Yes, it sure worked !

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    Jul 9, 2014, 07.04 AMby Mary Athey

    Chula what can I say!! You look quite simply fabulous darling !!! I love both outfits and you look gorgeous. How creative are you. I spent 6 years in Germany and loved it. My son was born there. Fantastic xx

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      Aug 6, 2014, 02.01 PMby chula123

      thank you Mary, !! As Tesco’s say: every little helps, and my little dirndl obviously did help :-)))
      Where in Germany did you live? xx

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    Jul 9, 2014, 05.39 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    How Fun and Great! ;-)

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      Aug 6, 2014, 02.02 PMby chula123

      It was a lot of fun making it :-))

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    Jul 9, 2014, 04.17 AMby Ashley Thornton

    In love!! Awesome job!

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      Aug 6, 2014, 02.02 PMby chula123

      thank you very much Ashley !

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    Jul 9, 2014, 12.34 AMby aficionada

    Please wear the Dirndl for the finals on Sunday! ;)

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      Aug 6, 2014, 02.05 PMby chula123

      “we are the champions”………
      Ohne mein Dirndl wäre es bestimmt nie dazu gekommen, hahahahaha

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