Twin Dresses

Added Sep 28, 2013

by SurMesure

Montreal, Canada

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I made the black (and white) dress around 2003… Its a Burda mag pattern, from November 1997 (!), model 136. The black dress has a black lace top sewn on white satin panels.
As lace dresses came back in full force some years ago, I decided to sew a new one last year using the same pattern, but this time I didn’t cut the skirt panels at the waist. For the grey dress, I used a cotton lace and sewn the lace on black cotton/silk panels.

Material Notes

Lace, Cotton lace (beige cotton lace dyed charcoal grey), satin, and wool

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Bridal, Casual, Classic, Evening Wear, Romantic
Material
Cotton, Lace/Sequins, Satin, Wool

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    Oct 4, 2013, 10.31 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    Both of the dresses are very beautiful and they look so different and both suit you very well. Pretty universal pattern. By the way, I remember it, I wanted to make the dress in white colour.

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      Oct 14, 2013, 09.28 PMby SurMesure

      Glad that someone remembers this pattern ;-)
      hehe

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    Sep 29, 2013, 02.49 AMby rita61

    Nice.

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    Sep 29, 2013, 01.48 AMby Mary Athey

    Both dresses are lovely on you. Fashion.always does a full circle and i bet you’re glad you kept your lace dress x

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      Sep 29, 2013, 05.04 PMby SurMesure

      You’re right – some styles are worth keeping ;-)

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