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Effortlessly Chic: Waterfall Collar

Added Feb 8, 2013

by kisses

Kingston, Jamaica






I made this dress way back in October 2011. I liked the simplicity of it and the way the collar falls beautifully.

This was the very first burdastyle magazine I ever got a hold of and was very surprised yesterday when I say the blog on the Fifties Revival. I believe it is worth sharing….it came together nicely and I did not make any modification to it. Instructions were pretty easy to follow.

It is worth a try…What do u think????

Material Notes

stretch satin




Garment Type

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    Mar 21, 2013, 07.50 PMby TerezaSews

    Wow that’s an awesome look! You definitely sell this pattern better than the model photo. I want one now. Did you use a stretch fabric like they recommend? How necessary is the stretch?

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      Mar 21, 2013, 08.45 PMby kisses

      Thank You :-) Yes I use stretch satin. The stretch is necessary because it does not use a zip. Hope to see your version

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      Mar 22, 2013, 01.44 AMby TerezaSews

      I will post pics and credit you with the inspiration! I have a purple stretch cotton sateen that sudden needs to be sewn up!

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      Mar 22, 2013, 02.24 PMby kisses

      Ok…thank you :-) Cant wait to see it

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    Feb 15, 2013, 02.17 PMby craftycatgal

    What was the pattern like to sew? I find Burda pattern instructions difficult to follow for some designs and just wondered your thoughts on that for this pattern. This dress looks so good on you and inspired me to try it!

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      Feb 16, 2013, 01.07 AMby kisses

      Thank You :-) Try it…this pattern was very straight forward and easy to sew. I agree with you that some of burda patterns instructions can be very difficult and requires lot of adjusting. This pattern has only three pieces and require minimal time. Looking forward to see your version

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    Feb 9, 2013, 04.09 PMby peipe

    A great dress that looks wonderful on you. Just perfect!

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      Feb 11, 2013, 03.42 AMby kisses

      Thank You :-)

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    Feb 8, 2013, 05.09 PMby 2bfabulous

    I love your dress.

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      Feb 11, 2013, 03.43 AMby kisses

      Thank You…glad you like it :-)

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    Feb 8, 2013, 05.00 PMby dcollins45

    This looks lovely on you. I think it fits you much better than the model in the blog post.

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      Feb 11, 2013, 03.44 AMby kisses

      Thank You…I really think so too. I did an excellent job on the fit :-)

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    Feb 8, 2013, 02.40 PMby Mary Athey

    This is a great pattern (i made it in a tropical print) . I love.the caramel colour and its lovely on you x

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      Feb 11, 2013, 03.45 AMby kisses

      Thank You Mary…I cant wait to see your own

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