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Romantic blue dress

Added Aug 8, 2014

by PurplePleats

Kerava, Finland






This project is a re-make based on a Burda dress, pattern 128 from issue 6/2013. I made it last year but now I made some changes to it to make it fit better. You can read more about it on my blog Purple Pleats




Garment Type
Casual, Romantic
Cotton, Lace/Sequins

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    Feb 27, 2016, 11.17 AMby SassyT

    A very pretty summer dress. Would you mind me sharing this on Sassy Sewing Bees in the future? I link to your post and let you know when shared. SSB – https://www.facebook.com/SassySewingBees

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      Mar 1, 2016, 12.15 PMby PurplePleats

      Hi! I would like that very much :)

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    Aug 17, 2014, 02.11 AMby hello Itsme

    Great pattern and results

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    Aug 10, 2014, 06.50 AMby Luz Kettle

    You are right it looks very romantic. Well done!

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    Aug 9, 2014, 07.38 AMby zetinja

    I really love he overall looks of the dress, but..

    the neckline binding bugs me very much. does it stand up like that on purpose? If it was my project i would have ripped it out and resewn it to lay flat. Maybe you don’t have to redo it and it’s just a matter of a good press. Now it just looks like that the wonderful properties of bias are not used and it stands just like an on-grain binding would.

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      Aug 9, 2014, 10.30 AMby PurplePleats

      The binding is fine, it’s the lace that makes it stand out, since it doesn’t stretch. It was a matter of lace or no lace, so I chose the lace.

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    Aug 9, 2014, 05.47 AMby PurplePleats

    Thank you all so much! :)

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    Aug 9, 2014, 05.17 AMby PoczwarkaPrezentuje

    very nice :)

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    Aug 9, 2014, 01.14 AMby izbott

    It’s such a pretty dress & you look very nice!

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    Aug 8, 2014, 06.58 PMby Irina Schwab

    Such an youthful & fresh look. Well done x

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    Aug 8, 2014, 10.01 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Fabulous summer dress!! Congrats on being featured! :)

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    Aug 8, 2014, 08.27 AMby rita61

    Your dress looks nice on you

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