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Nolackofcolor
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Date: 9/12/13 4:54 PM

I have two of these dresses (in different colors) and love the style. I would love to find a pattern similar to them so I could make myself a couple more. The sleeves are kimono style, the waist is several rows of gathered elastic, the skirt is slightly a-line and above knee length. Material used is ITY jersey. If I can't find a pattern, I was thinking of trying to copy a pattern from one of the dresses I have, but since I'm a bit of a newbie with sewing I wanted to see if there was an actual pattern out there first!
Here is a picture of the dress:
Link in case pic doesn't work: Flickr picture
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Thanks so much for any help!
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Date: 9/12/13 11:51 PM

How about Vogue 1224 for a starting point?

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Date: 9/13/13 8:09 PM

New Look 6936

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Date: 9/14/13 11:52 AM

Butterick 5463, View C, looks close. You would need to lengthen it and add the elastic waist.

Butterick 5496 is also similar. The sleeves are longer though.
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January 2009 to January 2010 81 yards out and 71yards in January 2010 to the present 106.7 yards out and 146.5 yards in. January 2011 to the present: 47 yards out and 69 yards in.

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Date: 9/14/13 12:16 PM

Another "almost"

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Nolackofcolor
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Date: 9/14/13 10:38 PM

Thanks so much for all the replies, I appreciate it! I think the vogue one might work if I added an elasticized waist - I like the pattern runway one too. Thanks for all the help!

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