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Heart Cut-Out Dress with Red Lace Trim Underskirt

Added May 15, 2011

by uepsillon

Lucerne, Switzer...






I used the burdastyle pattern "02/2011 Dress with gathered rectangle skirt and cap sleeves " and made it smaller to fit me. I also made the zipper in the back instead of the side, and added a heart shaped cut-out at the back, and also a lace trim underskirt.
Next time I use this pattern I will use a different color though. This grey cotton is hard to pair with stuff and can look boring and old fashioned (in a bad way :) I usually like old fashioned but it just looks a little boring).

On my “blog”:http://polaroiddeer.blogspot.com/2011/05/grey-on-outside-red-underneath.html

Material Notes

Grey cotton, red lining material




Spring, Fall
Garment Type
Cotton, Polyester

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    Feb 12, 2012, 07.32 AMby bernieandi

    This is so pretty on you!

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    Aug 13, 2011, 12.29 PMby nikkishell

    I love it! I don’t think the grey is at all boring. Especially love the peep or red at the hem.

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    Jul 6, 2011, 07.34 PMby jebbeansrgood

    I LOVE this! The grey is a great neutral to offset that deep red. I’m definitely going to make an underskirt with lace trim now for my raspberry eyelet cotton version of this dress—it needed some pop!

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    May 31, 2011, 10.56 AMby surfjewels

    I don’t think it’s boring at all, it’s really cute. Love the heart cut out and the underskirt.

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      May 31, 2011, 09.45 PMby uepsillon

      Thank you :) I guess I just need the right event to wear it to…

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    May 15, 2011, 03.24 PMby tirrs

    its very nice

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    May 15, 2011, 03.08 PMby shelley .

    You made a wonderful dress.

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    May 15, 2011, 01.03 PMby suechtique

    I love your dress and lace trim. good job!!! I was thinking to make a dress using this pattern already and you convinced me today. and nice to know another sewyer from CH.

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    • Ninaportraitwhitehair_large

      May 16, 2011, 10.46 AMby uepsillon

      why, hello and thank you! I never find other swiss sewers :) I took a look at your blog, you have a new follower :)

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