Easy & Great for Beginners Pattern Description:
This is an empire-line dress with kimono sleeves and what Burda calls an obi-style belt. It has a very deep v-neck and gathers under the bust. There are no closures; you simply pull it on over your head and belt it.
It's also available as a downloadable pattern.
Pattern Sizi more...
Great Wardrobe Builder Pattern Sizing: 36-44
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes
Were the instructions easy to follow? They were normal Burda instruction, but the pattern wasn't that hard to make, so it was ok.
What did you particularly like or dislike abou more...
Highly Recommend This is a top made from kimono dress #111 from BurdaStyle magazine 3/2011.
I first made a dress, which I will review separately... Still need to take a picture.
It was a fairly easy pattern that created a great result.
I made size 37 (between 36-37) straight, without making any muslin since this is more...
Easy & Great for Beginners Edited to add a picture of the dress.
Kimono style dress with obi belt.
From the Burda website: The softly draping fabric and casual cut take the edge off this sexy tiger-print dress - otherwise the men wouldn't stand a chance. The obi belt of a contrasting more...
Highly Recommend Pattern Description:
From Burda: The softly draping fabric and casual cut take the edge off this sexy tiger-print dress – otherwise the men wouldn't stand a chance. The obi belt of a contrasting print draws attention to your waist.
This is a kimono style dress with obi belt that hits at or right more...