Added Nov 14, 2012
New York City, N...
This sleek, drop-waist dress from BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern, made in a silk charmeuse with an abstract print, evokes 1920s style. The cascade of ruffles adds playful elegance and the loose sash is a chic detail. This design is especially flattering on taller women, but those with a square build may appreciate its loose silhouette. Bring up the waist for a more formfitting look, or add extra layers of ruffles for more dramatic flair.
3 yards (2.7m) main fabric, 55" (139.5cm) wide
1 yard (91cm) lining fabric, 55" (139.5cm) wide
Lightweight fusible interfacing
Matching embroidery thread
1 hook-and-eye closure
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