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mystico_tala
« on: August 02, 2008 08:37:56 PM »

I had no idea what to call this one.  I'm terrible with titles....
It may not look scandalous from the pictures, but for me, it is ridiculously low cut.  Which means I need to find a way to wear it where I don't fall out  Shocked Which would be embarrassing to say the least.





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It's the first pattern from one of my Burda magazines that I've actually finished.  Those directions get so confusing sometimes.  The only real problem I had with it was that all the gathering at the front made for a lot of fabric in a small amount of space, so the seam was really stiff.  I also sewed up the front about an inch to try and help with the plunging neckline, but it wasn't enough.  I'm afraid anything else would ruin the dress though.  Double-sided tape may be my last option, lol.

Anyway, I was happy with how it turned out, I liked the fabric Smiley  (it is semi-sheer, but you can't really tell)  I'm sad that the bright orange lining doesn't show anywhere, but oh well.

That's all!  Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2008 08:48:00 PM »

I like it. I t looks great on you, and I love the fabric too. very nice job!
I don't dare getting near a burda at the moment, don;t get the instructions at all..
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« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2008 09:13:04 PM »

I like it, I think it looks great as is, but if you'd be more comfortable, you can always wear one of those fitted tank tops in a solid color under it  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2008 10:00:17 PM »

you get a scarlet A+ Cheesy  the dress looks great so i hope you find a way to be comfortable wearing it:)
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« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2008 10:02:58 PM »

You could always sew a small triangle piece of fabric between the bust to help with the falling out.  Or you could wear a thin chemise/tank top underneath. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2008 11:38:37 PM »

look reallt good on you...Smiley I love the fabric too...I agree with angelofmusic246, triangular fabric will be save bet I think...or like you said, the double sided tape hehe
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« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2008 06:32:06 AM »

I love it!! Don't worry- its not too scandalous... it looks really classy, you should wear it with pride!!
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« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2008 07:44:29 PM »

I may have to stitch on some fabric to see how it would look, thanks for the suggestions!
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« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2008 10:33:15 PM »

That dress looks great on you! I love the fabric you chose too.
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« Reply #9 on: August 05, 2008 09:24:33 PM »

That's a nice dress Smiley. The fabric is really pretty. I think it would look cute with a cami (black would even be easy to find) underneath it if you'd be more comfortable with a more covered up look.
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