Parallels
by Tea Follow

♫ ♪ Parallels

As you know by now I love simple comfy dresses so I wanted to try pattern #115 from Burda 07/2015.. Since I discovered a fabric store where I can find solid color rayon, I simply want to play more with making interesting details.. Making pleats is not new for me.. You can see that the idea comes from this dress, but I also used it on this shirt..

This time I had enough fabric for making my idea come true.. I calculated well to have 8 pleats on front part of the bodice.. The back piece of the bodice I made from one piece.. I don’t understand why in the instructions the back is made from two pieces.. The back seam doesn’t have any function since this dress doesn’t need a zipper.. The skirt is made from 2 gathered rectangles.. First I finished the hemline, and then I started making pleats until I got to desired length.. There is an elastic at the waistline to give a shape to this dress.. I didn’t make cap sleeves..

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Discussion 3

  • zoo commented 6 years ago

    i have a wedding to go to, and have my heart set on making something very similar to this beautiful dress!  did you alter the arm holes at all because of not making the cap sleeves?

    Tea replied 6 years ago

    no alterations were needed.. there are two more versions of this pattern and both are sleeveless (patterns #113 and 114 from burda 07/2015).. I hope that you'll also make a beautiful dress for the wedding :D

    zoo replied 6 years ago

    Oh, perfect!  Thanks so much - I will try to make something lovely!

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