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Burdastyle 06/2017 116

I am not usually one to make New Years resolutions but this year I have resolved to actually make Burdastyle patterns instead of buying the magazines and just reading them.  There are always patterns that I tag as projects but somehow they just never get made.  We are nearly two months into 2018 and so far this is my second project so I am doing quite well I feel.  I hope it continues.
Let me say before I go any further that I am still on the fence over this ongoing cold shoulder trend but I was still drawn to 06/2017 116 anyway.  I reasoned that it would come in useful on my annual beach holiday where my style seems to be much more relaxed.

I traced the pattern up to my usual Burdastyle 38, grading out to size 40 at the hips and found a remnant of rayon knit in my stash to make it in.

This was for the most part really quick to make up but it does run large!  When I tried it on I quickly realised that some drastic alterations were needed starting with raising the armholes.  Fortunately t…

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