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My favourite dress !!!

Added Jun 14, 2011

by chula123

Great Yarmouth, ...






When I saw this material I had to buy it because I loved the colour. Didn’t know what to do with it for a long time but finally found the right pattern. In the instructions it called for satin stretch, mine is a jersey, so I figured this would work. Worked perfectly. Didn’t even use a zip. this is such a comfy dress, I just LOVE it !!

Material Notes





Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type
Business, Casual, Classic, Evening Wear

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    Jun 15, 2011, 07.47 AMby chula123

    thank you all for the lovely comments !!

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    Jun 15, 2011, 07.26 AMby bohemiannow

    Is it a Burda pattern from a couple of months ago? I’ve been planning to make this for my mom, but I haven’t found the right fabric yet.

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      Jun 15, 2011, 07.53 AMby chula123

      Burda 03/2011, page 28, no. 110

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    Jun 15, 2011, 05.26 AMby A Sewing Architect

    Great job! And thanks for the idea and showing the result using a jersey! Will probably do that too in a jersey! :)

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      Jun 15, 2011, 07.52 AMby chula123

      I can definitely recommend jersey for this dress !

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      Jun 15, 2011, 01.48 PMby A Sewing Architect

      Did you double the jersey for lining as discribed? Did you do a lining at all?

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      Jun 17, 2011, 05.23 PMby chula123

      No, I was very lazy. And I figured wouldn’t need lining seeing that my jersey was fairly thick and non see through material.

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    Jun 15, 2011, 12.19 AMby redrosesews

    So gorgeous! I love the color and drape, and it looks fantastic on you! Bravo!

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    Jun 14, 2011, 11.24 PMby saranoemi

    is this from the wedding burdastyle issue? i can’t wait to try this pattern. great job!

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      Jun 15, 2011, 07.51 AMby chula123

      it was in the march issue, which did have a lot of wedding dresses, no. 110, page 28, done in a pale greeny satin :-))

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    Jun 14, 2011, 11.19 PMby Rosy1964

    Lovely dress, this is my favorite too.

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