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Monday, September 24, 2012

Burda 7202


Description: semi- fitted dress and shirt have draped neckline and gathered shoulders. Top has attached tie front at bottom.
Sizes: 10-22 (made a size larger than Erin’s normal size to allow for the pregnancy belly)
Instructions:  They were good, especially for Burda.  I did find the order a bit interesting.  Burda has you bind the armhole, then sew the shoulder seams.  I think this is due to the fact, the front shoulder is heavily gathered.  This could be adjusted to sew the armhole binding in the round.  I was pleased my binding stitching met so nicely.
gathers

Likes/Dislikes:  Another pattern which lends itself well to maternity wear and still is very stylish.
Changes:  Erin did not want the long ties on this shirt.  That was a good thing as I was short on fabric.  Also, the back has darts which I eliminated due to the maternity aspect.
Fabric:  A Ponte knit from Joann’s.  View A the recommended fabric is jersey, view B recommended fabric is satin, crepe or rayon.  View B is cut on the bias.  I eliminated that since I was using a knit.
Conclusion:  Another great pattern for maternity and non-maternity.  I do think the dress looks a lot like Vogue 1250, what do you think?
Burda 7202
back Burda 7202
knot
You will be seeing this fabric again, I made a dress from it before this top.  Finished it last night, waiting to have Erin try it on so I could hem it.

6 comments:

  1. Cute top! I like the pattern. The dress does resemble V1250, but I like this one better because of the long shaping darts/seams on the back, and no horizontal seam as V1250 has. I have shied away from that Vogue pattern, but this Burda pattern may work for me. Lori, you are the best Mom, your daughters are lucky women!

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  2. Cute and stylish! Yes, the dress does resemble V1250. It seems when a pattern is popular, is shows up the a couple of places.

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  3. Another wonderful piece...but may I ask what is she wearing on the bottom? Maternity skirts and pants and are you making these too?

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  4. Another wonderful top!

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  5. Cute top with a versatile fabric, will look great dressed up, or casual with jeans :-)

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