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Prom Dress for burda style talent 2015 (burda germany)

Added Apr 18, 2015

by Hannah Ortmann






I did this project for my school prom last year. I saw a dress in a burda magazin and wanted to do something similar to that. So the silhouette is similar but I changed several things. I added the open back and thought of some draping for the top part. And I decided to ruffle the skirt at the top.

Material Notes

I used chiffon as material, I found it very cheap at a market and started with ten meters. I still have a lot left for a next projekt! I used lining for the top part only. I needed the linings two times, one to sew the draping on and one as actual lining. I used two layers of chiffon for the skirt, that way its not see-trough anymore and it looks more beautiful than with a lining fabric. I used an invisible zipper in the side of the dress, but I would advise against it because its hard to close due to the curve the body makes at the waist.




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Classic, Evening Wear, Romantic


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    Apr 22, 2015, 10.02 AMby hello Itsme

    i like this!!!!

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    Apr 21, 2015, 04.44 AMby smallone


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    Apr 20, 2015, 03.14 AMby Mokara

    Just beautiful!

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    Apr 19, 2015, 08.50 AMby PennyMac

    Wow.You have made a beautiful dress. The draping is amazing. It looks gorgeous

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    Apr 19, 2015, 08.49 AMby Mary Athey

    Gorgeous dress x

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    Apr 19, 2015, 07.57 AMby Nina Helland Sortland

    It looks absolutely stunning! Great job.

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    Apr 19, 2015, 01.46 AMby MojoHollz

    truly a piece of art, fabulous job :)

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    Apr 18, 2015, 09.08 PMby bkkmei

    Fabulous dress, like a goddess!

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    Apr 18, 2015, 06.29 PMby Angela Kane

    This dress definitely has the wow factor! Great Stuff.

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    Apr 18, 2015, 02.35 PMby Elpida Kyriakou

    It’s just gorgeous!

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    Apr 18, 2015, 01.44 PMby kelerabeus

    This is absolutely amazing, you did such a great job! Draping looks so delicate, it must be a lot of work. But it’s totally worth it :)

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