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Added Aug 8, 2014

by lejditea

Beograd, Serbia






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Here’s the last of my work dresses for archaeological excavations.. The pattern I used for this dress is the same as a pattern I already used for my first Stylish while digging dress.. Just made a couple of changes.. The pattern is #125 from Burda 06/2012.. This time I didn’t make drawstring shoulder seams, just regular seams.. I added a waist tie and pockets.. While cutting the fabric for front pieces, I made a big mistake because I was in a hurry.. As you can see, the fabric pattern is not symmetric, it’s a little off grain.. Usually, with prints, I cut every piece separate, so the pattern would fall in its place.. This time, I was cutting two layers at the same time, and you can see the result.. I didn’t place correctly the fabric that was under, or it has moved.. It’s a bit difficult to hold rayon in one place.. After that irritating mistake, the back I’ve made perfectly as I could.. In the end, this dress is meant to survive dust, sweat and tears on summer archaeological campaigns..

For more photos you can visit my blog ..




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    Aug 17, 2014, 02.17 AMby sewing fanatic

    Delicious dress

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    Aug 13, 2014, 05.58 PMby eddalind

    Beautiful! Much too glamorous for digging

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      Aug 14, 2014, 09.35 PMby lejditea

      thank you :) what can I say, I like to dress pretty while digging.. if something happens to this dress, I can always make another one ;)

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    Aug 11, 2014, 09.56 AMby cchristie

    What a lovely result. Very carefree in appearance, but with quite a lot of detail and difficulty!

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      Aug 11, 2014, 12.19 PMby lejditea

      thank you :)

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    Aug 10, 2014, 06.48 AMby Luz Kettle

    Well on this lovely dress! I really like the shape and the fabric. :)

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      Aug 11, 2014, 09.22 AMby lejditea

      thank you :)

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    Aug 9, 2014, 03.35 PMby janene

    Lovely dress. And great fabric choice too :-)

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      Aug 11, 2014, 09.22 AMby lejditea

      thank you :)

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    Aug 9, 2014, 12.41 PMby melongrowergirl

    I like your dress too! Did you add fabric to the pattern-skirt or is it that long? You really inspired me to make a similar version.

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      Aug 11, 2014, 09.21 AMby lejditea

      thank you :) I wrote a little update on my blog post about sewing this dress.. while tracing the pattern, I took the length of the dress version of the pattern.. It’s all easier when you have all patterns from Burda magazine :)

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      Aug 11, 2014, 10.22 AMby melongrowergirl

      Thank you for your’re answer. I’m sorry i clicked the wrong image at your answer and marked your answer as inappropriate, … sorry.
      I have the hole magazin, your’re right that really helps! Thank you!

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      Aug 11, 2014, 12.18 PMby lejditea

      no worry, clicking on inappropriate button happened to me once too :)
      I’m glad if I was of any help :)

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    Aug 9, 2014, 06.44 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Lovely dress Tea! You have done a great job – and I like the other one too! Congrats on being featured! :)

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      Aug 9, 2014, 08.32 AMby lejditea

      thank you Ellen :) now when I compare the two dresses, on first glance they don’t look like they are made from the same pattern :) I love when that happens :)

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    Aug 9, 2014, 01.22 AMby izbott

    It’s awesome! Nice job!

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      Aug 9, 2014, 08.36 AMby lejditea

      thanks :)

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    Aug 8, 2014, 08.13 PMby PoczwarkaPrezentuje

    Looks great, beautiful fabric. :) The print plus the door in the background looks so oriental. :)

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      Aug 9, 2014, 08.24 AMby lejditea

      thanks :) I saw that oriental parallel too with the fabric :D the pattern reminds me of the oriental ceramic tiles :)

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    Aug 8, 2014, 07.57 PMby sireen

    I really like the neckline!

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      Aug 9, 2014, 08.36 AMby lejditea

      thanks :)

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    Aug 8, 2014, 05.49 PMby rita61

    Your dress looks nice and cool!

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      Aug 9, 2014, 08.20 AMby lejditea

      thank you :)

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