Burda Style 02/2009 #119 – Part I

Yeah, I know I’m supposed to be working on the Big Bow Skirt. I’m on the fence about my fabric choice, sigh. Instead, I decided to tidy up a bit (so that I’d quit obsessing over the skirt!) and I found this top/dress that I had traced off last summer. I have found the perfect fabric for the dress at Gorgeous Fabrics (no, I’m not going to show you lest you buy it all!) so I thought I’d do a quick test of the top to check the fit.

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I am such a sucker for prints like this (as if you didn’t know)! I believe this came from Gorgeous Fabrics. I cut one section at a time, laying everything out on the floor as I went along. I cut the upper bodice a several times before deciding on this particular layout (I use my camera as 2nd set of eyes). The neckline will be bound with the green.

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13 responses to “Burda Style 02/2009 #119 – Part I

  1. This is going to be gorgeous!! I *love* how you have laid out the print!!

  2. Wow! This is going to look great. Gorgeous fabric!

  3. Oh, that is going to look amazing!!!!

  4. I love that fabric! I know that Gorgeous Fabrics doesn’t have that one now. They do have a bunch of new knits that I’m trying to resist buying *sigh*.

  5. JoyJoy

    Aha.. There’s a method to the madness. This is going to be stunning. I love how you have thought through the design of the print. Beauty!

  6. Sally

    Looks as if it’s going to be smashing. I love your attention to detail.

  7. Fun print. Nice design too!

  8. I always admire the way you work with jersey prints.

  9. Stephanie

    Wow! Wow! Wow! You really know how to cut and lay out a print, this will be an impressive top when you sew it together.

  10. This is a fantastic print and you made best use of it. It’s going to be gorgeous!

  11. Rosie

    Why do I even bother? Drooling again! I love how you cut and laid it out.

  12. Laury Shepherd

    I can’t wait to see it in progress!

  13. Fab! Although it might also look good to bind the neckline with the same pink color way as the end of the sleeve. 6 of one, half dozen of the other! ^_^