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Floral Pencil Dress

Added Jan 22, 2012

by danii97

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My first project using my new Dressform!! This took me about one night and an hour the next day to finish, it is burda young 7233. I love the lines the seams give it, i was very impressed with this pattern, definitely one of my favorites!! 16 in zipper in the back and bow in the front. Fabric is linen, found it at Joanns!

Material Notes

linen blends, jacquard, cotton




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Beach, Romantic
Blends, Linen

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    Jul 15, 2013, 01.52 AMby Jessica Steele

    I am planning to make this as the jumper, but it looks so cute as a dress I might have to switch plans. You did a great job on your dress

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    Jun 8, 2012, 01.25 AMby pamchar

    Very flattering look! The fabric is stunning

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    Mar 15, 2012, 03.26 PMby Kionde Brooks

    I just bought this pattern yesterday and stumbled across your website to see if I could find how to get started or how to work with a pattern for the first time. I love your dress and I hope mine turns out anywhere near that good. Keep up the good work.

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    Jan 24, 2012, 01.09 PMby Wendy Maxwell

    You’ve done a magnificent job on this … It looks soooo professional … Your dress form seems to have also paid for itself already! :) I can’t imagine sewing this one without a form … or a VERY patient friend who would stay with you to help with such perfect fitting. It also shows off you beautiful figure too. :)

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    Jan 24, 2012, 02.54 AMby sewmelove

    gorgeous dress!!!! I want this! :) I have a very similar fabric, linen blend, with the same purple/pink florals… i bought 1.15m for a Vogue dress, but realised afterwards I actually needed 1.6m! So now I have 1.15m of fabric to use for another project. How much fabric did this dress need?

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      Jan 28, 2012, 04.09 AMby danii97

      i actually had only 1 yard! It was the end of the bolt, and i was hoping i had enough.. but i ended up have some left over! I think 1 yard converts to a little short of a meter

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    Jan 22, 2012, 03.26 PMby patti-r

    Amazing Fit, Sewn Very Well, Agree the dress look beautiful on you!!!

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    Jan 22, 2012, 07.30 AMby schnui

    Beautifully made!!! A lovely dress that looks great on you.

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