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Burda Dress #126 8/2011 Edition

Added Aug 21, 2011

by zsyzu

Placentia, Calif...




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This dress was made using Burda pattern 126 from August 2011 issue. It looks like separate blouse and skirt but it’s really all one piece. I saw the pattern and knew I had to use the leftovers from previous projects to make it.

It was easy to make and I know it will be suitable for the office.

Material Notes

1/2 yard of rayon for blouse, 1 yard of wool blend for skirt, 14 in zipper and three sew on snaps.




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Business, Other
Blends, Other, Rayon

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    Aug 27, 2011, 04.04 PMby chula123

    I don’t remember seeing this in the magazine, which means it couldn’t have looked that interesting. But your version looks very interesting. Great choice of materials, I like the idea of the 2 different materials which make it look like a skirt and blouse ! Might have to go through the magazine again and maybe give it a try myself. Good job !

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    Aug 21, 2011, 04.30 PMby nouvellegamine

    I’m so jealous :D as soon as I saw this in the magazine I loved it. Your’s is gorgeous. Great job!

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      Aug 21, 2011, 11.23 PMby zsyzu

      Thank you!

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    Aug 21, 2011, 03.08 PMby ilksen bahşi

    very very beautiful. I think may be dressing everywhere.

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      Aug 21, 2011, 11.23 PMby zsyzu

      Thank you!

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    Aug 21, 2011, 03.07 PMby Denim Skirts Etc

    Very nice. Your version looks much better than the magazine’s. I want to try this now.

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      Aug 21, 2011, 11.25 PMby zsyzu

      Thank you. That’s very encouraging! You will see it’s a pretty easy pattern. The one thing I did alter was the plunging v neck that was shown in the magazine. I’m on the modest end of things.

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