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Burda 04/2013 Not satin Dress

Added Jun 22, 2013

by camis

Rota, Spain






Yet another muslin that ended up being worn. Very easy to make dress, if you skip the welt pockets (which I find quite daunting). I made inseam pockets instead, which work better on a printed fabric. I added elastic around the waist to be able to wear it without a belt. Finished the armholes and neck with bias tape. The fabric is a light cotton that I bought from the weekly gypsy market. One of the stands was selling left over fabric from a factory and I bought 3 m of this one for 4 euros. It seems to be made by Frette, an Italian company which makes luxury linens and home furnishings. So I think I might be walking around town dressed in a fancy table cloth.




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    Jun 26, 2013, 03.50 PMby AnninaNicole

    splendid – now I regret not buying the April issue! agree with everysitch

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    Jun 23, 2013, 11.21 PMby everysitch

    This dress skipped my attention in the magazine, but it looks great – I will be looking at it again having seen yours

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    Jun 23, 2013, 01.54 PMby camis

    Thanks, everyone.

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    Jun 23, 2013, 08.20 AMby cathysews

    This looks beautiful…I’m going to try this dress….great job.

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    Jun 23, 2013, 06.45 AMby rita61

    Looks nice

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    Jun 23, 2013, 12.15 AMby kisses

    Lovely fabric

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    Jun 22, 2013, 10.22 PMby chillwear

    Really cute, love the fabric!

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    Jun 22, 2013, 07.55 PMby omgdora

    What a perfect little dress!

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    Jun 22, 2013, 05.24 PMby mokosha

    what a lovely dress.. and that print is awesome too :)

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    Jun 22, 2013, 01.22 PMby Inga 888

    4 euros well spent :) very nice dress for summer

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      Jun 22, 2013, 02.32 PMby camis

      Thank you, Inga.

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