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Fun Linen Dress

Added Aug 2, 2010

by erdronen

Cincinnati, Ohio...






Ah, my new favorite dress. When I saw this fabric at everyone’s favorite fabric chain, I couldn’t resist! I knew immediately that I needed a new summer dress! This is from BurdaStyle 03/2009 #121, the exclusive design in the issue. I used the pleated waistband from 09/2008 #132 for fun, and am happy with how it all turned out. Otherwise, I made my usual alterations but nothing else. It’s only partly lined due to the heavier fabric than the pattern called for. It’s not very well finished because I was in a hurry to wear it to a wedding last night!

I hope you like it! Check out my blog if you have a chance.

Material Notes

A great linen/cotton blend (I think) from JoAnn’s, linen lining




Garment Type

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    Aug 7, 2010, 05.42 PMby erdronen

    Thank you all so much! I’m glad you like it :)

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    Aug 3, 2010, 01.47 PMby embaby


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    Aug 3, 2010, 12.04 PMby lclausewitz

    If only the fabric is also available (literally) half a world away!

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      Aug 7, 2010, 05.42 PMby erdronen

      Sorry I didn’t mean to mark you as inappropriate! I had to get this fabric pretty quick after the store put it on display. It is so fun that I think it went really quickly :) Thanks for your comment!

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    Aug 2, 2010, 10.33 PMby marloncosta

    the fabric is really nice! BEAUTIFUL PRINT!

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    Aug 2, 2010, 01.07 PMby bussey

    Pretty and funny yet stylish… I am jealous!

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    Aug 2, 2010, 12.33 PMby anajan

    Lookin’ great! The fabric is so nice.

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    Aug 2, 2010, 12.06 PMby laura oprea

    Beautiful dress. The fabric is perfect for the pattern and it fits you very good. Well done!

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    Aug 2, 2010, 08.13 AMby hdk100

    Wonderfully fitting! I’m amazed!

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    Aug 2, 2010, 08.02 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    LOVE that fabric, and it looks amazing on you! Beautiful fit, thanks for sharing :)

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    Aug 2, 2010, 07.12 AMby sabzarap

    The print looks greate and goes well together with the pattern. Nice work, well done!

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    Aug 2, 2010, 06.51 AMby nessys

    This is lovely and you look gorgeous in it Honey!!! Beautiful print.

    Thank necklace is really cool! You’ve done a fab job.

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    Aug 2, 2010, 06.31 AMby emlj

    that’s great!

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    Aug 2, 2010, 06.13 AMby minkyone

    oh, it´s so pretty!

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    Aug 2, 2010, 03.37 AMby Ricardo Abreu

    You look so fresh, well done

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    Aug 2, 2010, 03.10 AMby pink-cornelia

    love it!

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