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« on: May 31, 2008 04:22:43 PM »

Mother-of-Boyfriend had a piece of curtain she did no longer want so me and Sister-of-Boyfriend tore it in half with a vague plan to one day be Very Classy in our Similar Dresses.

 I just finished mine, it's from burdastyle's sabrina pattern, which is the only pattern you have to pay for. Even if it's a lousy 2,5 dollar it still is sort of odd considering the opensourceness of burdastyle. But let's not go there...

Without much further ado i present you my first piece of clothing from pattern, including fancy things such as interfacing and ironing:

what do you think?

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« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2008 04:34:27 PM »

I think it's excellent!
And the fabric is lovely and very un-curtain-like...    Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2008 04:36:59 PM »

I love it! It looks perfect on you   Smiley

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« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2008 04:38:21 PM »

great job, it looks fantastic and suits you perfectly!
and haha i would LOVE to learn how to rebel against the system and make the sabrina dress myself.
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2008 04:52:01 PM »

That is gorgeous! I adore it!
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« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2008 04:52:29 PM »

very nice for a first piece of clothing.

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« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2008 05:29:32 PM »

definitely doesn't look like a curtain.  i have a friend that just paid a lot of money for a dress that looks very like it! love it Smiley
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2008 08:34:06 PM »

WAY better than the Sound of Music curtain dresses...  Wink  It looks very nice

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« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2008 11:17:44 PM »

I adore it!  My favorite part is that it has pockets.  Not enough dresses have pockets.

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« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2008 02:54:38 AM »

very nice for a first piece of clothing.

Well it's not my first piece of clothing, but the first piece i made from a pattern. I usually just sort of wing it because somewhere in my mind it seems easier to make up everything myself instead of following a step by step plan that is proven to work. Yeah, now i read it it doesnt make sense to me either...

WAY better than the Sound of Music curtain dresses...  Wink  It looks very nice

you make me happy Smiley i didn't even think about it. But i guess if i found that fabric i would definitely make myself a dress and see how many people get it.

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