Twin-set; Dress & Jacket

Added Nov 12, 2013

by Ellen Hatteland

Nedre Vats, Norway

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Description

I still have a lot of holiday project I wanna share, even if my holiday is over now..
I have used viscose jersey, and for the dress I have used pattern #115 Burda 06/2009. The dress has a little hole in the back and I think this is rather cute. I have used the same fabric as bias tape around the neck, armholes and for the back.
The pattern for the jacket (or the sweater) I found in a Scandinavian magazine 08/2011. This was original intended for a workout outfit, but I think it’s very nice to wear on chilly evenings.

Material Notes

Viscose jersey

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic
Material
Knits/Jersey

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    Nov 20, 2013, 11.04 PMby Moimisie

    Super cute dress Ellen!

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      Nov 22, 2013, 07.58 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thank you very much Moimisie! ;)

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    Nov 18, 2013, 10.13 AMby The Tropical Sewist

    Such a lovely outfit! The print is so cheerful and I love the peekaboo hole in the back. You have a lovely figure and you make the dress look so good!

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      Nov 18, 2013, 04.29 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      That so kind of you to say – thank you very, very much :-))

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    Nov 15, 2013, 03.39 AMby rita61

    Great dress and photos. You look awesome.

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      Nov 15, 2013, 04.12 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks a lot – you are so sweet :)
      Have a nice sewing weekend :-)

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    Nov 14, 2013, 02.18 AMby velvetribbon

    Fabulous color and perfect fitting dress! Well done my dear friend! I like the cardigan as well :)

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      Nov 14, 2013, 10.26 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks a lot Hana! The cardigan is nice to wear over a long T-short as well :)

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    Nov 14, 2013, 01.47 AMby shortkel

    Fantastic, this is just what I need for the Aussie summer! Although looking at where you’re from, you wouldn’t be needing this in Norway would you? Haha. Love it though, looks great :)

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      Nov 14, 2013, 10.24 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      Nice to hear that you like it ;) We can still have a few warm days during the summer…. :-) Looking forward to see your project! Cheers!

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    Nov 13, 2013, 08.23 PMby Kocotte

    I love this dress as well, nice fabric. I think that we have a lot of things in common I have tried desperately to post my last dress but impossible Grrr……

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      Nov 14, 2013, 10.18 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      Hi Kocotte, that’s nice to hear, and I agree :-) I left a message on BurdaStyle support yesterday because I have the same problem.. Hope they will fix it soon! Looking forward to see your new dress:)

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    Nov 13, 2013, 07.53 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    What can I say?… Only sigh :-) An excellent outfit – the print plays the first part in this twin-set and the pattern accompanies it and both of them are in the power of the great composer – you!

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      Nov 13, 2013, 08.29 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Wow! Great words from a fabulous seamstress! Thank you very, very much sweet Oksana! ;-)

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    Nov 13, 2013, 02.52 PMby liliv-1

    I like very much this asymmetric print and I like that you put it mirrored at the jacket! Fabulous outfit!

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    Nov 13, 2013, 02.42 PMby Vayle

    Oh wow! How lovely that dress fits You! and this red flowers are great :)

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      Nov 13, 2013, 07.29 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thank you very much – that’s nice to hear:)

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    Nov 13, 2013, 08.45 AMby sarahsdaughter

    Lovely dress and a good idea to make a jacket to match.Your holiday pics make me forget about the weather in the UK. :)))))))

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      Nov 13, 2013, 11.15 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      That’s nice to hear! We have to keep the memories from summer in our mind… :) Then we can survive the winter and having Fun :-))

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    Nov 13, 2013, 06.28 AMby Mary Athey

    Fabulous ellen, the fabric’s gorgeous and you look so lovely. I have made this dress as well lol and i made a little crop jacket to go with it!! We have similar taste ellen , good taste. I love your photos as well. It’s 6 in the morning here and freezing so it’s lovely to see some sun x

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      Nov 13, 2013, 11.13 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks Mary – I had to take a tour in your studio – and I have to say that I’m SO impressed!!! You’re right, I think we have the same Good taste…!!! :-))

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      Nov 13, 2013, 12.08 PMby Mary Athey

      That is such a fabulous compliment ellen coming from someone as talented as you. I am smiling now xx

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      Nov 13, 2013, 12.28 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      I have to say the same to you Mary! :-))

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    Nov 13, 2013, 05.59 AMby nadia r

    so pretty! i’ve been wondering if it is easy to sew a cut-away circle on the back of a garment… x

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      Nov 13, 2013, 11.01 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      Thanks – you must have a look at this pattern, it’s so nice – and it’s worth trying :-)

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    Nov 13, 2013, 04.48 AMby Anjovis

    What a great holiday outfit Ellen! I love the print. And this jacket/sweater is so cute. You must have had a great holiday wearing all these pretty clothes :)

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      Nov 13, 2013, 10.59 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      Oh, thank you Anjovis! It’s always nice to wear outfits I have sewn, especially when you get comments… :-)

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    Nov 13, 2013, 04.43 AMby bethmaryharley

    So cool, Ellen! You must have been so busy sewing before you went on holiday! The print is perfect for this dress and top & you look great it them! :-)

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      Nov 13, 2013, 10.57 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      That’s nice to hear Beth – I do love sewing with stretch fabric, and especially with the overlocker it’s terrific! :)

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    Nov 12, 2013, 11.15 PMby cchristie

    So cute!

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