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Need mock wrap top on Aline skirt, with no zipper, does not gap dress pattern for knits
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Date: 5/5/12 5:49 PM

I am lost, confused, and now brain numb from reading here on PR and online looking for a simple pull on knit dress pattern that does not require a zipper, has a mock wrap top, sleeveless & sleeved versions preferred, to attach to a simple A-line skirt (probably elastic involved) ending around the knee area. Thanks

Most importantly, no gaposis please.

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Date: 5/5/12 6:08 PM

Sounds like the recently OOP Butterick 5001.

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Date: 5/5/12 6:45 PM

Well that happens. Oh, would like to have a mock wrap on skirt if possible.
like this dress by Ralph Lauren.

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Date: 5/5/12 9:23 PM

New Look 6097

Is close to what you want. You may need a muslin to avoid gaposis depending on your body type. Or enclose some clear elastic in the neckline from shoulder to waist (only sew it at the shoulder seam) then pull on the elastice slightly to eliminate the gap before sewing the bodice to the skirt.

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In reply to Sue Anfang

Date: 5/5/12 11:56 PM

Thanks for the clear elastic tip & pattern suggestion. I will check it out.

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