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Elizabeth Gathered-Waist Dress #6074



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With fabulous feminine appeal, this 1950s-style dress from BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern is tailor-made for endless variations. Transform the neckline into a sweetheart or boatneck style, lengthen or shorten the hemline, or create your own personal range of separates. Add a petticoat for a true fifties look, and consider gingham, taffeta, or cotton sateen as your fabric of choice.

Recommended Materials

Silk shantung, silk taffeta, cotton sateen

Amount of Fabrics

2 yards (1.8m) main fabric, 55" (139.5cm) wide

Lightweight fusible interfacing

12" (30.5cm) invisible zipper

Seam Allowance

This pattern doesn't include seam allowance

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    Mar 21, 2014, 08.27 AMby ginaminton

    This is easily one of my favourites!

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    Dec 11, 2012, 07.06 PMby BurdaStyle Support

    It was so exciting to see Jamie’s variation of this dress last night at the book’s launch party/book signing. She will be posting her project on the site for all to see very soon, and then you are going to want to make one too!

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