Burda dress from 1976

by Tant Monokrom on June 7, 2012 · 2 comments

in 1970s,Dresses

I rarely use my 70s dresses but still love the style. The pattern for this dress is from Burda Moden July 1976 and the fabric is a soft polyester with machine embroidery and glued on metal dots bought by my mom in Abu Dhabi. I used the pattern as a base and draped the top of the dress after it before cutting. I didn’t want to waist any of the embroidery. The skirt is twice as wide as the pattern to get volume and so that I can walk with my normal stride. My amusement comes from my hopeless attempts posing, sorry for that.

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Lizzy June 7, 2012 at 12:36 pm

love the fabric! Nice job!

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Momo June 7, 2012 at 2:31 pm

Ohhhh, this reminds me of the types of dresses I would wear with my doc martens in jr high. Love it!

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