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Date: 3/21/14 0:46 AM

Anyone have one they use or have seen?

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Date: 3/21/14 1:57 AM

McCalls 6886 is a basic t shirt dress.

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Date: 3/21/14 2:21 AM

There are 13 favorable reviews here of Loes Hinse's easy New York dress. You can put in darts or not.

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Date: 3/21/14 5:24 PM

Are you looking for casual or dressy?
M 6744 and V 8822 are on my summer lists.
S 1693 is for wovens, but I have elminated darts and it worked fine for a longer top.
Free patterns mentioned here like the Scoop T could be morphed with an A-line skirt from another pattern into a casual T-shirt knee-length dress.

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Date: 3/21/14 6:10 PM

kwik Sew 3394

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Date: 3/21/14 8:12 PM

Burda 6910

The midsection is ruched, but lots of people have been making the top and loving it.


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Date: 3/22/14 7:23 AM

I have the stretch and sew patterns from the '70's, and 80's. They have no darts and depending on your shape, they fit great.
By shape, I mean sometimes a dart can make a huge difference, but if you are average through the bust these patterns are great, and basic enough to be used as a block. (I hope that is the right word) to create your own design ideas.
If you wish more info or pictures, private message me.

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Date: 3/22/14 9:02 AM

Stretch and Sew patterns are great. For years, they were our best shot at sewing something with a RTW fit. Styles are a bit snugger than they used to be, and there are a lot of knits with more stretch than the patterns call for, but with S&S, it's very easy to drop down a size and still get an excellent fit.

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Date: 3/22/14 10:00 AM

How about Maria Denmark Audrey Knit Dress? This is a digital download pattern that has had good reviews. I just recently downloaded this but haven't made it up yet.

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Date: 3/22/14 12:50 PM

It your looking for a basic dress or top Tilly and the Buttons Coco top/dress is nice.

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