Burda Dress with gathered rectangle skirt and cap sleeves #101, »
InstructionsI used a lot of the skills I acquired in one of my favorite Craftsy courses- Susan Khalji's Couture Dress.
Specifically- To deal with the eyelets I underlined the whole dress with white cotton batiste, to which I later catch stitched the facings and the hem.
The pattern runs a little big, and the waist line in my opinion needs to be higher, so these are the pattern adjustments I ...
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Type of item: Clothing
Style: Romantic, Outdoorsy, Cute, Classic, Retro / Vintage, Casual
Cotton eyelet, cotton batiste
What was your inspiration?
This dress was inspired by a piece of an Indian eyelet fabric that I accidentally stumbled upon while shopping for other things. Typical behavior for me :) I thought of a Burda pattern from last summer, that just like the fabric reminded me of Italy, grapes and a relaxed summer wedding.
What are you most proud of?
I am especially proud of the amount of hand sewing I incorporated,, which made the dress even more special to me.
Thank you Susan! You are such a great teacher.