Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Summer dress from Burdastyle




I've been really putting my issues of Burdastyle magazine to good use lately. This must be the fourth project in a row that comes from my magazine stash. Being a pattern magazine hoarder does have it's benefits, and I do think a lot styles stands the test of time, or at least they still feel reasonably current after 3-4 years. This pattern is from 2009. And I recently made a discovery in the attic where I found my old pattern magazine stash from the 80's and early 90's. Stay tuned for a blog post about them.

This sort of style with a raglan sleeve and a gathered neckline is called singoalla in Sweden, after a novel about a gypsy woman named Singoalla. Does this design has a special name in English too?

For more about this dress and pattern you can read my review.

4 comments:

  1. Cute dress. That horizontal stripe print is perfect for that pattern.

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  2. That is such beautiful fabric and I love the Singoalla style of tops and dresses. I think it's just peasant top, well that's what I know it as anyway. Great to see you back blogging.

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  3. love those sleeves! the fabric is great too.

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