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Tri-Color Blocked Dress

Added Jan 28, 2015

by SeamRacer

St. Louis, Misso...

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This dress was a quick, satisfying, and fun project for me to make in one night. I used Burda Style pattern 108-02/2014, from pages 50 and 71 of the Spring 2014 US magazine. It went from the cutting stage to done and on myself in only 4 hours! I left out the two welt pockets. My dress is a great casual, lightweight summer dress that can also be worn in the winter with tights and a sweater. My dress’ fabric is a polyester ‘peach-skin feel’ satin, an exclusive “Hancock Fabrics” print, with a white poly pongee lining inside. I did find this dress to run a bit large from the waist up and had to take it in several inches. The large over cut sleeves are a nice, comfy touch to the design. For more pictures and construction info, please visit my blog page https://seamracer.wordpress.com/2014/08/28/summer-in-the-city-the-burda-style-way/ I’m hoping my dress has a flashback look of the 60’s/70’s!

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Casual, Classic, Mod
Material
Polyester, Satin

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    Feb 5, 2015, 01.19 PMby nrobson

    fab dress

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    Feb 2, 2015, 11.31 AMby sixteenstitches

    Cute dress totally love the fabric!

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    Feb 1, 2015, 12.59 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    This is a great dress and suable for any occasions :)

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    Jan 29, 2015, 04.04 PMby liliv-1

    Lovely colors!

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    Jan 28, 2015, 11.16 PMby RedBelka

    Nice dress! Love the colors!

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    Jan 28, 2015, 10.48 PMby Mary Athey

    Lovely dress, the fabric is great and the dress is Fab inside and out. It does have a vintage vibe to it and your blogs a good read x

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      Jan 29, 2015, 06.00 AMby SeamRacer

      Thanks for the kind words!

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