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Pattern Reviews> Burda> 7207 (beach dress)

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Reviewed by:Jenerationx

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Posted on:4/3/12 10:13 PM
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Nenewhis said... (5/31/12 10:56 AM) Reply
Thanks for your review, I have been eyeing this pattern, and pinned this dress in Pinterest..... so clever and cute! It would be so great in a border print then, too!
Jenerationx said... (4/7/12 10:04 AM) Reply
Thanks everyone! Marjoriekh, you are correct; the stripes would run up & down, as long as the stripes go from selvedge to selvedge. And CSM Carla, I had never heard of a Saress before, but this could totally be a Saress knock off pattern! I think if the fabric had any drape to it and you made one size bigger than you need, it would fit exactly like a Saress.
FloraNature said... (4/5/12 5:48 AM) Reply
That's amazing, I'd never have thought you could get that look from a rectangle!
CSM--Carla said... (4/4/12 5:59 PM) Reply
THANK YOU for reviewing your gorgeous beach wrap! Have you seen this site? Several years ago I saw this and fell in love with the Saress! Now this pattern simplifies it even more! Thanks for pointing it out--I have some knit fabric and am making one now!
mrsbewley said... (4/4/12 9:26 AM) Reply
So cute! I was on the fence about this pattern, but after seeing your version I'm definitely buying it!
Knitz said... (4/4/12 9:15 AM) Reply
Very cute!
RLL said... (4/4/12 8:07 AM) Reply
What a perfect choice of fabric for this.
Vintage Joan said... (4/3/12 11:23 PM) Reply
This is BRILLIANT! Your beach dress is indeed totally fab. I don't usually pay much attention to Burda Young patterns, but what an amazingly clever idea this is. And it would make a great first sewing project. :)
marjoriekh said... (4/3/12 10:59 PM) Reply
I love this! Your fabric is fantastic and perfect for the beach. Am I understanding right, that the crosswise grain is placed vertically on this pattern? So I could make it out of striped jersey, and the stripes would run up and down?
SavageCoco said... (4/3/12 10:51 PM) Reply
Oh, this is FAB!
Dilliander said... (4/3/12 10:33 PM) Reply
Lovely wrap and fabric. Such a simple and clever pattern too, all that style from a rectangle!
norie creates said... (4/3/12 10:31 PM) Reply
Looks great. I just bought this pattern. Thanks for the review.
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