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p.kok
« on: February 20, 2013 03:47:36 AM »

I reorganized my sewing space and discovered many pieces of fabric I don't even remember buying. One of them was a quite large piece of this beautiful red wool (I have no idea what the fabric is really called:)) and I immediately knew I have to use it for a winter dress. I had the pattern for this (http://www.burdastyle.com/pattern_store/patterns/102010-full-skirted-dress-with-cut-out-bustline) dress from Burda Style cut out from the year it came out, but never got to actually sewing it, so I knew I wanted to use it.



Because I didn't have enough fabric for the skirt part from the pattern I improvised a little (at first it was just a gathered skirt, but I looked pregnant in the dress) and ripped it apart a few times and tried diffrent things until it came out like this. I also let out the sleeves, because I knew I'm going to wear the dress over shirts, so I think it looks better like this. It kinda reminds me of a dirndl and I love it very very much. Can't wait to go out in it and drink some beer Wink



I forgot to tell my fiance to zip me up before taking pictures, so here is a picture of the back with the zipper a little open:)


and a bonus picture of me jumping in it and our cute dog not knowing what's going on Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2013 04:00:33 AM »

Super cute!
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« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2013 06:35:47 AM »

Really sweet and fun! Love the color!
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« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2013 06:53:16 AM »

It is adorable!  It looks so Scandinavian...love how you made adjustments with the fabric and style...nice job...
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« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2013 07:17:31 AM »

It is so pretty, and looks so good on you. I understand you on the dirndl-thing - it reminds me of old books about the Alps...  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2013 09:01:41 AM »

Really really cute!!! The panels you inserted are great Cheesy

(Your dog is adorable, too Wink )
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« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2013 09:18:07 AM »

Thank you all very much!
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« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2013 09:46:24 AM »

Beautiful dress. It looks like you borrowed it from Heidi!
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« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2013 10:27:41 AM »

Cute dress!
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