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Burda Magazine 7/2011 three quarter sleeve dress

Added Feb 13, 2012

by sewinginthewind

Washington, Dc, ...






This is the three quarter sleeve lace dress from Burda Magazine 7/2011 (http://www.burdastyle.com/patterns/072011-three-quarter-sleeve-lace-dress). I made it up in denim instead of lace, with black piping and an exposed zipper.

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    Jan 16, 2015, 09.57 AMby MBarryKerry

    Your dress has inspired me to get this pattern.You did a fabulous job and it looks beautiful on you.

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    Dec 6, 2012, 01.13 PMby Tineke De Wilde

    Dear Sewinginthewind, I had a lot of problems with this dress! I was inspired by your nice result, however, I selected the smallest size from the pattern and it was very wide, it was like a bag. So I just cut off some centimeters from the side, but than I had too much fabric on the back. So it feels a little bit like a bag around my body and is not very flattering.

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    May 16, 2012, 02.44 PMby MadeinAmandine

    woooh ! it’s a great idea to make it with denim… thank for inspiration, this dress is beautiful !

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    Feb 14, 2012, 09.29 PMby sewinginthewind

    Thank you everyone for your lovely comments. It’s a very comfortable dress to wear.

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    Feb 13, 2012, 08.23 PMby chula123

    I wondered what this would look like in a different material, and had been toying with the idea of making it but in the end decided for another pattern, but I love what you have done ! Looks great and leaving the front seam out makes it much better. Good job !

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    Feb 13, 2012, 04.46 PMby marlalalalere

    Great great great!!!! Clever choice of fabric, exactly my kind of dress I like, surely a project for me after my pregnancy (rebounding shape dress???) :)

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    Feb 13, 2012, 11.22 AMby littlebettydesigns

    Looks great. Love the fabric choice

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    Feb 13, 2012, 09.35 AMby Mai-der

    Great job!! The shapes are so interesting!!

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    Feb 13, 2012, 09.34 AMby carolinschmidt

    Great to see a version without the lace…I’m planning to sew this too! I really like the way it turned out!

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    Feb 13, 2012, 08.23 AMby groovymama

    Love it! And just as patti-r says, your version looks better. I like that you have eliminated the front seam. (Was that easily done?)

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      Feb 14, 2012, 09.28 PMby sewinginthewind

      Thank you! The front is actually one continuous piece on the pattern – you have to divide it to make the waist seam – so it’s very easy to eliminate the front seam. I also removed quite a bit of length and depth from the pockets and shortened the waist by about an inch — both very easily done too.

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    Feb 13, 2012, 07.40 AMby Itsbeensewlong

    Absolutely love your dress! I have been wanting to make this pattern up too so it is great to see the pattern come to real life… :) Thanks for sharing. Lou

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    Feb 13, 2012, 04.36 AMby patti-r

    It looks Amazing, pattern made in your version is better looking than one on original pattern, Great Job!!!

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