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Blue knit dress-#135 from BurdaStyle January 2014

Added Apr 30, 2014

by purplefan

Southern Ontario...




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Women’s day dress in spring/summer poly print knit fabric. Plus size 44.

Lengthened front and back hems by 4 inches. Also added length to sleeves. Had folded in part of sleeve at top and dropped the waistline. Had pleated up part of upper bodice sections.
Used narrow zigzag stitch for most seams except for zipper and waistband attachment.

Material Notes

Paisley print blue/orange/green polyester knit, 54" width.




Garment Type

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    May 6, 2014, 03.45 AMby nrobson

    looks great

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      May 7, 2014, 04.20 PMby purplefan

      Thank you!
      I enjoy seeing your cat avatar!

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    May 1, 2014, 05.22 AMby Mary Athey

    Lovely dress, what great fabric x

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      May 3, 2014, 01.36 AMby purplefan

      Thanks for checking out the project! When someone showed me the fabric, it reminded me of my mother’s gold/brown paisley print in a smaller scale short sleeve top from the late 70s/early 80s.

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      May 3, 2014, 07.07 AMby Mary Athey

      My mum had something very similiar. I find these kind of prints make a statement and your dress is one x

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