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  Reviewed 7 times

  Wanted by 2 members

  Owned by 4 members


  Sense & Sensibility 1940



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Would NOT Recommend
Pattern Description: Pattern Sizing: I'm normally a UK 22 but found it absolutely tiny. I was going to have to go up several sizes. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Didn't get beyond half a muslin. Were the instructions easy to follow?
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DaisyGrubber

4/3/12
photo Difficult, but great for Advanced Sewers
So it's not necessarily that you need to be an advanced sewer to do this pattern, but the instructions around the shoulder construction were definitely confusing on their own. I had to use Casey's step-by-step tutorial to really understand it, and I honestly don't think I would have been able to fi
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whatsupcupcake
star
2/8/12
photo Recommend, with Modifications
Pattern Description: Modern version of a 1940s dress Pattern Sizing: I made size 14 again with alterations. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes, apart from my adaptations. Were the instructions easy to follow? See my previous review -
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KatieA

5/31/11
photo Recommend, with Modifications
Pattern Description: A 1940s style swing dress Pattern Sizing: Size 8-26. I made size 14. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Pretty much, yes Were the instructions easy to follow? NO! I used the Sew-Along instructions for the neck, which
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KatieA

4/26/11
photo Recommend, with Modifications
Pattern Description: "Here is my 1940s “Swing” Dress Pattern, inspired by an original Hollywood design, circa 1942. The design comes from the WWII days of fabric rationing, which meant narrower skirts and more tailored lines." (From website.) Pattern Sizing: 8-26 Did it look like the photo/dr
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lydianmode
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4/3/11

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