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  Wanted by 7 members

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  Butterick 5557 Misses' Top and Skirt
Fitted, lined tops A, B have neckband, below elbow kimono sleeves and back zipper. A: sleeve and lower bands, self-fabric bow. Semi-fitted, straight, lined skirts A, B, mid-calf, have waistband and side zipper.

Butterick 5557

Butterick 5557 Misses' Top and Skirt Line Drawing

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photo Highly Recommend
Pattern Description: Retro pattern for 2 piece dress. Very fitted fully lined top with kimono sleeves and semi-fitted lined pencil skirt. Pattern Sizing:True to measurements Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? As with all the retro pattern
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galtekruse
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10/22/12
photo Highly Recommend
Pattern Description: From Butterick's Retro Patterns, this is a two piece dress, two versions. A very fitted top and skirt. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? I made some changes, but otherwise, yes. Were the instructions easy to follow?
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lbrundage
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4/2/12
photo Great Wardrobe Builder
I made only the skirt, in an estate sale vintage wool that I had barely enough of. I had to piece the waistband together from two scraps. I chose this pattern because it was a very simple lined skirt, which would show off this nice fabric. The lining is a crepe-backed satin. The wool fabric ra
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wingamajig
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1/22/12
photo Recommend, with Modifications
Pattern Description: Misses' two-piece retro skirt and 3/4-length sleeve top, fully lined Pattern Sizing: I used a size 16 for both top and bottom (which was a mistake) Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Not really. I wish it had; thi
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PAMomof3
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1/4/12
photo Pattern OK, but did NOT work for Me
Posting this review for those who actually look good in this kind of retro look... I do not. At all. my dowdy colour choice made the top more librarian than Mad Men. this style makes me look like Whoopi Goldburg in the period films 'the Long Walk Home' or 'Corrina, Corrina'... and then I burnt the
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IndiaT.
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3/4/11


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