Friday, June 08, 2012

Burda Style 2/2007 Dress 123

This dress was on my list to make a long time. I made it to take with me to PR weekend, and I did but never wore it. The sash that comes with the pattern turned out too short, don't ask me why and since I don't have enough fabric to make another one I will wear it with a belt; I think it also looks ok sans belt.

Nothing exciting going on in the back

Be aware when making this pattern that the front is doubled, since it is a mock wrap, only the bodice is a wrap. You will need a pretty lightweight fabric and make sure the shoulder seams are stabilized with your preferred notion.

When I put on this outfit this morning I thought I was giving Sally from Already Pretty, the self-claimed matchy-matchy queen some competition. After all take a look at my jewelry also...

Necklace is a souvenir from the flea market I went to in NYC

I do like the sweetheart neckline in this pattern, but it is low...


  1. Lisette,me gusta mucho el vestido. La tela es muy bonita y la forma del pecho la encuentro muy favorecedora. Entiendo que la tuvieras en la lista de pendientes.
    Un beso,

    Mari Cruz

  2. That's very pretty. Love that necklace also. I wonder if the print of that dress though, made your eyes crazy when working with it.

  3. I love your dress. The neckline is very pretty. You have styled it beautifully.

  4. Lovely summer dress! The necklace works perfectly with that neckline.

  5. This is lovely on you and I like the belt you used!

  6. Very nice. I like what's going on at the sleeve/bodice front with the pleat and all.

  7. Lovely--a great color for you!


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