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“BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern Contest 2013” Jamie Shift...

Added Jan 28, 2013

by Anniemollison

Melbourne, Austr...






This is my spin on the Vintage Modern Jamie Shift Dress for the “BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern Contest 2013”.

I was so excited when I received my book from Amazon to get started as all the patterns look amazing and not that difficult.

I needed some inspiration so put a bit of a story board together on pinterest
I have now fallen in love with shift dresses.

I decided on adding a yoke and deleting the front darts. I found a lace collar in my stash which suited the style.

This dress was supposed to be the toile but I decided as I was sewing that it was too cute for a toile and hoped that the fit would be ok. It turned out that I just needed to add some darts in the back and alter the armholes as they were very small.

It can be worn with or without a belt, although adding the belt makes it a bit short.
Nothing a leggin cant fix!

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Material Notes

cotton sateen




Garment Type

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    Feb 21, 2013, 11.10 PMby wiedman

    Love this dress, well done. Great for an Australian summer.

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      Feb 22, 2013, 03.38 AMby Anniemollison

      Thankyou. It’s super comfy to wear and looks cute too.

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    Feb 20, 2013, 12.30 PMby barmaglot

    I love the fabric you used for this dress. looks gorgeous!

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      Feb 20, 2013, 08.16 PMby Anniemollison

      thankyou. It is a cute print.

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    Jan 29, 2013, 01.55 PMby Ivanamania

    really great work!

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    Jan 28, 2013, 10.58 PMby MojoHollz

    The cherries are very cute. The changes you made are very well done, nice job!

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    Jan 28, 2013, 11.54 AMby fashionfreek

    Love it.:-D Fabric is fab!

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      Jan 28, 2013, 08.17 PMby Anniemollison

      Thankyou. I was going to use this fabric as the toile but I decided it was too cute to waste.

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    Jan 28, 2013, 11.30 AMby Anniemollison

    Thankyou Mary.

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    Jan 28, 2013, 11.09 AMby Mary Athey

    This is gorgeous.on you. Good luck x

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