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Measure Twice, Cut Once

Added Jun 19, 2013

by frederi

Never, Netherlan...






This playful dress is based on the short jumpsuit in the BurdaStyle May edition, but instead of shorts I added a skirt to the bodice.

As the original pattern is designed for shorties, a few adjustment were needed: I choose size 19 and changed the darts and the length of the bodice. For the bottom part I used an A-line skirt pattern and adapted it to fit the top part. I left out the side pockets as I do not particularly like those and added a pocket on one of the front panels of the skirt.
The instructions were easy to follow and I found no fault with the pattern.

Material Notes

100% cotton (poplin), purchased at the Boerenbonthal in Amsterdam, Albert Cuyp




Spring, Summer
Garment Type

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    Feb 15, 2014, 11.08 AMby laPetiteMaisonCouture

    This is really amazing. Well done!

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    Jul 16, 2013, 08.11 PMby kisses

    Cool fabric…this is so unusual ad it is perfect for the style.

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      Jul 17, 2013, 06.10 AMby frederi

      Thanks! And by the way, this was a VERY simple project…

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    Jun 28, 2013, 01.10 PMby Katerina Petrova

    Good job!

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      Jun 28, 2013, 07.04 PMby frederi

      Thank you, Katerina.

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    Jun 20, 2013, 07.08 AMby cathysews

    So cute, I’ve seen this fabric recently…looks great

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      Jun 20, 2013, 07.30 AMby frederi

      Thank you. This fabric is also very easy to work with, even with the fanric pattern.

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    Jun 19, 2013, 10.31 PMby liliv-1

    Amazing fabric!!

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      Jun 20, 2013, 07.26 AMby frederi

      Thanks Liliv

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    Jun 19, 2013, 03.58 PMby Mary Athey

    fabulous dress and i love your fabric, its quirky origonal and you’ll certainly stand out wearing this beauty x

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      Jun 20, 2013, 04.12 PMby frederi

      Thanks Mary, that is very sweet of you!

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