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Date: 8/1/11 5:20 PM

I just love maxi dresses and I have been on a roll sewing them this summer. I love the Vogue 8574 that I made last summer. Not too revealing and low cut for someone my age. What is everyone's favorite pattern?

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Date: 8/1/11 7:05 PM

I just finished three from Simplicity 3503 and really like the bodice and midriff. It is a knit pattern and I'd like to try a woven also. Here is a picture of my dresses that I made. This is for OPML, so it is a composite.

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Date: 8/8/11 8:35 AM

Really cute!

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Date: 8/8/11 9:55 AM

A thread after my own heart! I just made 4 for my daughter's birthday, This one, this one, in view D only long, and this one. The fourth one I ruined so we won't talk about that one.I bought some Vogue when they were on sale and intend to make them up for me at some stage, here and here.
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Date: 8/8/11 11:24 AM

Boy, you're on a roll!

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Date: 8/10/11 8:09 PM

I made two maxi-dresses this summer, and i'm in my mid-50's (just for reference!).

NL 6980

M 5893

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Date: 8/11/11 10:06 AM

They look great on you. I am in my later fifties and wonder if they'd suit me.

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Date: 8/13/11 4:10 PM

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They look great on you. I am in my later fifties and wonder if they'd suit me.

Get some inexpensive fabric and give it a try!

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Date: 8/14/11 3:12 PM

I love the Jamie Christine Mission Mxi! I have made 3 and I think that they were all done with in a week. They only take a few hours to make and they look great.

Nora :)

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Date: 8/14/11 4:11 PM

Do you have a link?

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