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My take on Burda 06/2016 #109 (Summer Shift Dress) which immediately caught my eye when it was published. The bright orange linen fabric was in my stash for at least 3 years waiting for its destiny. Miraculously, I found this beautiful embroidered eyelet fabric (a very costly item!!) that matched colours identically in a local fabric shop a couple of weeks ago.
Really no alterations to the pattern were made, although I did flat-fell all the seams to give the linen more structure. Sadly, I must say that the Burda instructions are very minimal (drawings, please?), especially in explaining how to complete the inserted collar and shoulder seams (a bit tricky, I think!).
I am happy though, the dress came out really well. Of course I will never be able to sit down in it because the linen wrinkles like crazy;-) Now summer can finally come (we have been waiting so long in Switzerland!!)