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Date: 3/9/12 2:45 PM

I am trying to find a pattern similar to the dress in Simplicity 2894 which is now OOP. Do you know of a pattern that has a dress like the dress in this pattern?



http://www.simplicity.com/p-1805-misses-plus-size-sportswear.aspx#t-2


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Date: 3/9/12 4:06 PM

Check EBAy. type in Simplicity 2894 and several patterns come up. they have them in misses and women's . some are brand new. good luck.
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Date: 3/9/12 4:42 PM

Thanks. I found one on eBay in my size but I'm not trying to pay $13 for the pattern. If there is a current pattern that is similar I can purchase it for $.99 at Jo-Ann's or Hancock Fabrics.
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Date: 3/9/12 6:42 PM

These are the closest I can think of:

Simplicity 2635: you'd have to add the collar and pockets and shorten it, but it's got the general shape.

McCall's 6085: you'd have to lengthen this tunic and add pockets, but the collar is closer to what you're looking for

McCall's 6520: even closer - has pockets & collar, but not quite the same.

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Date: 3/9/12 7:11 PM

What size do you want? I have it in sizes 10-18, and would be willing to part with it, for a small fee, of course!

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Date: 3/9/12 9:22 PM

I need the 20-28 sizes.
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Date: 3/10/12 0:45 AM

I apologize, I obviously misinterpreted your message. My mistake...and I don't blame you for not wanting to pay 13.00 for it. Good luck in finding one. :)

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Date: 3/10/12 9:44 AM

That's really a cute ensemble. They don't really make that many good looking, plus size patterns anymore. Hope you find one similar.

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Date: 3/10/12 2:33 PM

OOP patterns come up occasionally for reasonable prices - I'd keep a search on at ebay, and you might check ecrater and lanetz living and a few of the other vintage pattern sites. You could also post a Wanted classified here at PR in the classified section.

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Date: 3/10/12 4:10 PM

Thanks ladies. I think I have located a reasonably priced pattern.
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