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Burda Tunic for girls

I adore everything about this Burda tunic (8/2010 #145).

The care-free style.
 





















The drawstring shoulder ties.












The drop-waist casing and drawstring, and hip pockets.













It is what I would want to wear if I was 8 years old.  Actually, my Mum made me a very similar dress when I was eight and I loved it.  Only it had large patch pockets with zips.

After paying so much for the buttons on my previous shirt, I went and bought a jar of buttons from Vinnies for $3.  None of the buttons for this tunic are identical.  They are all the same size, colour and shape, each with a different logo embossed on top.  I don't think anyone will notice.


We have all been doing a bit of sewing today.  The last photo is of my youngest son, using the pencil case that he just made himself.

7 comments:

  1. I love bargain Op-Shop buttons. They are especially helpful when only one button is needed on pants or the neck of a baby dress. Love the tunic

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  2. I love the tunic too! Tell DS well done on his pencil case.

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  3. Super cute outfit! Love the fabric too.

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  4. I love this tunic too. I also love all the little details you pointed out. Very cute with the matching tights and watering can.

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  5. This is an adorable tunic! It has so many fun details and the fabric is great.

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  6. How cute! I think I would like a tunic just like this now, never mind when I was eight. I like that the buttons don't all match perfectly. I have a big bag of buttons that I got from a craft store and I use them all the time this same way. It adds character ;)

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  7. What wonderful pictures of your kids. Thanks for sharing. I really like that little tunic and I think she does too!

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