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Checkered Malissa ^^

Added Sep 14, 2008

by chocoholic88

Ldn, United Kingdom






I changed the sleeves so the dress has more of an hourglass shape. Without the sleeves the pattern had more of a halterneck shape which doesnt suit me at all. I chopped the long sleeve down to 13" and pleated it. LOVE the pleats :D I added a belt with side rings so it can be worn different ways, as in nipped at the waist without seeing the belt at the front; makes it look more tailored. And not a zip in sight O_O

Material Notes

Italian cotton check off ebay. Great impulse buy…






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    Sep 15, 2008, 09.25 AMby carottesauvage

    I love you variation! You should post it for the Melissa contest!

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    Sep 15, 2008, 12.19 AMby jellybean

    Yes I really love the pleated sleeves too. (Great idea!) And I love the way the neckline drapes on you. Great work!

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    Sep 14, 2008, 08.44 PMby reneebeth

    It looks beautiful, I really like the pleated sleeves. Is it the same dress in all the photos? the color is so different in them.

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    Sep 14, 2008, 03.50 PMby mcloughlinsarah

    i really like this, i dont like the way burdas done the malissa pattern, but it looks great the way youve done it and the fabric you’ve chosen.

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