Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Fabrications Part 2 Classic Shirt Dress

Fabrications:Change the fabric, change or add trim,lengthen, shorten, fold the edges but don’t change any fitting seams.


Burda 3222

Look #1 Casual Elegance

Style changes: Omit the collar, cut off the lapel, omit the sleeves, raise the armholes 1 inch. insert ruffles in the front princess seams.

Look #2 Sassy Retro Effect

Style Changes: Cuff the sleeves. Belt and Blouse the waist. Add a colorful slip to accent the sheer fabric and cut it shorter than the bloused dress.

Look #3 Dramatic Flair

Style Changes: Cut the left front panel from a vibrant print. Add asymmetrical tab and button closures.
FYI: This pattern is out of print.
Part 1 Fabrications
Until next time, happy sewing…

1 comment:

JuliN said...

I have the Threads archive dvd and have this article bookmarked. My favorite version is the red with fabric inset.


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