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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 06-2011-102B (Pretty Pose Dress)

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Posted on:5/29/11 1:04 AM
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Chrissy Weeks said... (5/30/11 8:37 PM) Reply
@ lakaribane - Yes 44 is my normal size. Which is nice b/c it is the biggest "regular" size and the smallest "plus" so most patterns come in my size. I think you could get away with reducing the gathers. It is a bit billowy and I did not cut on the bias and it worked just fine. I added a belt beacuse I felt it needed a little shape to not look like a maternity dress. But the neckline fits awesome which is normally an issue for me. I have small shoulders. You should give it a try in muslin or something if you have a fabric you are afraid to cut ;) Good luck!
cleverkitty said... (5/30/11 2:42 PM) Reply
That Liberty of London Fabric is an awesome print, I can just see how soft the drape is. Really nice dress
pdiddly said... (5/30/11 3:44 AM) Reply
Very nice
sewbehind said... (5/29/11 10:44 AM) Reply
Gorgeous. Love the neckline and the fabric!
lakaribane said... (5/29/11 7:42 AM) Reply
Look great. I'm interested in this pattern a lot but worried about the shape. Is 44 your normal Burda size? I'm thinking of reducing the frong gathers and maybe making a belt, to define my waist a bit. Opinions? Another question : did you cut it on the bias? Because your motif is vertical and I was sure this was a bias dress.TIA!
Chrissy Weeks said... (5/29/11 7:07 AM) Reply
Thank you so much.
MACANNE999 said... (5/29/11 4:23 AM) Reply
Very flattering and in a lovely fabric.
 
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