This is probably going to be a favorite garment and I can see wearing it for years to come.
Here it is..
It's meant to replace this dress , also a Burda, which I made over 10 years ago and is going to go live with one of my sisters now.
It features curved lines joining the front and back to the sleeves. ( Please ignore the little darts in the neckline. I took them out.)
I was able to use the wide selvedge of fabric for the neck band.
The only other alteration I made was an FBA which I eased into the side seams rather than sew a bust dart and I flattened the shoulders a bit to allow for my sloped shoulders. Oh and I lengthened the sleeves.
This is the kind of garment which will be easy to accessorize and which can be dressy or casual.
I also love the muslin I made to test the pattern.
The fabric is a stretch lace I bought years ago from Julie at Timmel Fabrics.I had never found what I wanted to make with it so I decided to use it for this.
I made it tunic length, left it straight at the sides and I love it belted like this.
I cut it crosswise so I could use the selvedge which is scalloped for the hem and sleeves.
And I just happen to have dark grey boots!!!
And quite coincidentally it perfectly matches the granite grey of my Mini Collection.
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