Yellow and polka dots party outfit

Added Sep 3, 2010

by smurfette2010

Vancouver, Canada

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Description

This is another Burda and Simplicity combination. I apologize for not looking in the mirror before the pics were taken or I would have adjust my shirt and skirt a bit :)

The top is from Simplicity 2892. For the most part, I made no changes, although I did make it one size smaller because there seemed to be too much wearing ease. The armholes still ended up being too wide, if that makes sense. I had to cut back almost an inch around the armhole. I also made the seam binding myself.

The skirt is the Voluminous Skirt pattern here on BurdaStyle. The fabric is almost like a very thin corduroy with large navy blue polka dots (it’s more like cotton with a line texture, much like my red black and white dress http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/red-black-and-white-tunic). I only used 130cm for the width as it was a little too big for my liking and my waist is only about 26 inches. I also added the waistband and an invisible zipper in the back.

Overall, I love this outfit and the colour combination!

Material Notes

Polyester crepe for the top
Cotton for skirt

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Skirt
Style
Casual
Material
Cotton, Polyester

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    Sep 3, 2010, 08.06 PMby stephanie-s

    Absoulutely Fabulous! Congrats!

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    Sep 3, 2010, 08.04 PMby BeYou TiFul

    You look great and the combination is fabulous!

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    Sep 3, 2010, 03.31 PMby smurfette2010

    Thanks for all the compliments! So glad you can see pass my messy outfit, so wish I looked in a mirror first before I took the pics!

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    Sep 3, 2010, 01.42 PMby Phyu Myo Hlaing(Jasmine)

    I like it … especially pleating around the neck…

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    Sep 3, 2010, 12.15 PMby feldmantcat

    I absolutely love this -the skirt and yellow top just pop right out together. Excellent work, now I want this skirt…

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    Sep 3, 2010, 10.30 AMby kimiffu

    its cute! love the yellow on you :)

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    Sep 3, 2010, 10.04 AMby nikotina

    Great outfit altogether, it’s works with each other and it’s both suites you, very nice work.

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    Sep 3, 2010, 08.43 AMby blackjewel

    this is beautiful,i really like the top .pls i would like to get the pattern

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      Sep 3, 2010, 03.31 PMby smurfette2010

      I just realized that the link to the BurdaStyle pattern was not posted in the original post, I have just updated it so that you can get the pattern. The top is from Simplicity 2892, not the one on the cover but one of the variations. Good luck!

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    Sep 3, 2010, 08.04 AMby Zane Tanqueco

    cute outfit!

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http://burdastyle.com//projects/yellow-and-polka-dots-party-outfit