The design E971 from magazine “Sewing made easy” issue 1/2008. I shortened the length as tunic and added an elastic inside the hem.
I really wasn’t happy with this dress.
It was my first Burda project. The only reason I picked this pattern was because it was one of that season’s free downloads, so I suppose I can’t really complain – but frankly, I can’t imagine how this tulip-skirt tunic shape…
I loved the loud colors of this fabric and thought it might make a fun summer dress. The most fun was deciding where to position the flowers! I put the pinkest, largest flower towards the bottom, center and let the selvage be the hemline.
Pattern is from Burda…
Here are pics of an apron remake I underwent when I made a major mistake when making up a maternity dress. I happen to find a great free tunic pattern (E971) on the Burda World of Fashion website which had a simple rounded yoke and a easy fitting bodice area- perfect…
I saw an old 50s photo someone posted on a blog which inspired me to make this dress. That blog is unavailable right now so I can’t link to it :( I think I saved the photo on my computer at home though so I will have a look for it later on.
I used a "free tunic dr…
BurdaStyle E 971 tunic view A, with some modifications
This is a shortened version of the Burda E971 Tunic Dress pattern. I added the “bones” (as my sister calls them) to the shoulders to add length. I also added a belt for a bit more shape and had to put darts in the back of the yoke for a better fit.
I took the patterns from the site Burda Fashion and I transformed a tunic into a blouse. I didn’t put elastic on the sleeves.
Made a fabric flower (hints from Burda Style’s how tos). It is my second project.
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