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Casual jumper, dress, pinafore or whatever

Added Nov 13, 2010

by strickmeise

Germany, Germany






This project started more than one year ago, then was lying around, unfinished, now it came to an end. It was not easy to get the checks right. I also had to alter the pattern a lot because my shoulders are size 42 (16) and the body growing to 44/46 (18). I had to shorten the bodice because I’m rather small. It’s a light crashed fabric, very loose-woven and very fraying. To proove whether it’s wool or not I washed a remnant piece with Jeans together at 60 centigrades and tumbled it dry. – Nothing happened (no pure wool!), it only smelled a bit like a wet dog (a little bit wool inside) and needed to be ironed.
I love how it came out, I think I’ll wear it often this winter.

Material Notes

Crashed synthetic and wool-mix,
burda pattern 8072,
long zipper,




Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Polyester, Wool

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    Nov 15, 2010, 09.38 PMby bopippdo

    I really agree with you…it’s really perfect for the season now and winter too. I love the fabric, the model, and it’s really fits to you. Even thought it’s simple model but it’s very beautiful. Well done!!

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      Nov 16, 2010, 05.50 PMby strickmeise

      Thank you for your nice comment!

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      Nov 17, 2010, 10.15 AMby bopippdo

      your welcome, Strickmeise…:-)

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    Nov 14, 2010, 01.43 AMby sewobsessed

    This jumper is very cute! I love it with your tights and boots also!

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    Nov 13, 2010, 06.19 PMby irmchen

    Klasse! I am suprised… this jumper-style fits you very well! The crashed-woolenblend fabric is nice… I also would buy this. Just to mention: To me a woolen fabric smells like wet cats! :)))

    Chapeau madame!

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      Nov 16, 2010, 05.51 PMby strickmeise

      Dankeschön! [knicks] ;)

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