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« on: March 09, 2013 07:00:46 PM »

This was my first time playing with a Burda pattern.



I like the pattern, especially the accessories options. I felt the instructions took a little getting used to, but I don't tend to actually follow them any more anyway. This fabric I found at Jo-Ann Fabrics and absolutely loved. The hand was so soft, it was a heavier brushed poly-cotton blend. Just lovely. Funny thing was, I saw this fabric in a different Jo-Ann fabrics later and as I usually do, I went to touch it and was completely disgusted by the nasty feel. Looks like I got some of the good batch.
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« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2013 12:35:39 AM »

Amazing fabric and I like the shirtdress style as well....very pretty dress!
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« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2013 05:12:15 AM »

lol - I do the same thing with directions on a pattern.  It turned out great!

And I see it has a short sleeve option - I may have to go find it for myself for summer.  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2013 08:37:45 AM »

You did a SMASHING job on this gorgeous dress!

I really thought the fabric was vintage...Perfect choice.   Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2013 11:29:58 AM »

It has a vintage touch but the fabric makes it more wearable and modern!  It fits you well and looks terrific!
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« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2013 11:40:42 AM »

I love this. It looks great!
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« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2013 01:03:49 PM »

love the fabric! Sometimes you get really lucky at Jo-Ann's. Beautiful dress!
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