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my winter dress

Added Mar 8, 2012

by kelerabeus

Beograd, Serbia






It has a sleeves and it’s not a totally lightweight fabric, so for me it qualifies as a winter dress!
Lately I’m strangely attracted to various shades of pink, so it came as no surprise when I came home from the fabric store with this piece. Plaid with a roses on a border – who can resist it? I certainly couldn’t.
This dress is based on a model from Burda 01/2010, with some changes. I added inseam pockets, changed the neckline and the sleeve length, and opted for simple gathered skirt.
I’ve managed to totally complete and fall in love with this dress, only to realize that there’s some issues with it. What I failed to realize in the beginning was the fact that the fabric is very loosely waved, so that if I don’t interface my seams they will start to pull apart after one wear. Which they did. So I did this it in the end and learned a lesson. At least I hope I did :)

Material Notes

I believe it’s viskose, it doesn’t wrinkle at all which is always a huge plus.




Winter, Fall
Garment Type
Casual, Geek, Romantic

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    Jul 2, 2012, 01.52 AMby pink-cornelia

    I love everything about this dress, the colors are great, and the roses at the bottom are so pretty. very cute dress.

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    Mar 15, 2012, 03.24 AMby rhinestic

    This is such a fun dress! Really love the border prints on the fabric and it really makes your dress stand out!

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    Mar 9, 2012, 06.27 PMby tirrs

    what a nice dress and what a beautiful fabric!

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    Mar 9, 2012, 10.50 AMby Madcinderella

    Love it, so well made and realy beautiful!!! =D

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    Mar 9, 2012, 09.50 AMby iin

    This Beautifull dress, love the fabrics .

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    Mar 9, 2012, 02.55 AMby zsyzu

    It’s beautiful!

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    Mar 8, 2012, 08.19 PMby jadealamode

    The fabric is so cute.I’m actually on a hunt for a lovely floral print fabric to make into a dress.You’ve just given me more inspiration.

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      Mar 9, 2012, 06.53 PMby kelerabeus

      thank you! It’s funny, when I came home with this fabric all my friends was like what were you thinking?! But I loved it anyway :)

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    Mar 8, 2012, 07.56 PMby janul

    very nice and I love it with the yellow cardigan :). the fabric is really pretty with that border.

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      Mar 9, 2012, 06.49 PMby kelerabeus

      thanks, I’m glad you like it :)

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    Mar 8, 2012, 07.11 PMby redredhoodie

    Oh, the fabric is just lovely. And I like the shades of purple and pink against your hair color.

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      Mar 9, 2012, 06.47 PMby kelerabeus

      Aw, thank you :) sometimes I’m a little bit doubtful when it comes to wearing pink, but I just can’t resist it.

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    Mar 8, 2012, 06.51 PMby baka-pepica

    prekrasna je" prekransa!

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    Mar 8, 2012, 06.31 PMby mokosha

    savrsena je.. i svidja mi se kako si uklopila dezen napred.. mrzim kad odeca pocne da mi se raspada zato sto je materijal sranje, moja omiljena haljina (takodje od viskoze) se tako raspala posle par nosenja, iako sam obradila ivice

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      Mar 9, 2012, 06.36 PMby kelerabeus

      e, hvala ti :) trebala sam da znam šta me čeka, tkanje materijala je meko i retko poput gaze! flizelin je sredio stvar, samo što sam na kraju maltene dva puta sašila jednu haljinu :)

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