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New Simplicity Patterns Are Here!By DianeSev on 3/4/13 11:13 AM

New Simplicity Patterns

Meteorological Spring is here in the U.S., and official Spring’s not far behind.  There’s still plenty of time to sew for that season!

Simplicity brings us more choices for our Spring wardrobe.  What fabric would you use to make these fashions?  Let us know!

Simplicity 1666 Misses' Dress, and Bag

Simplicity 1666 Misses' Dress, and Bag

Lisette Sew Your Style

Sizes 6-14, 16-24

Designed by Liesl Gibson of Oliver + S fame, this pattern combines two hot styles, peplums and pencil skirts, to give you that contemporary look.  Make a coordinating bag and you’re all set to face the day!

Description: Misses' & Miss Petite fit & flare dress & peplum top have princess seams, back zipper & cap sleeves. Pencil skirt has side zipper & walking slit. Carryall bag completes the look.

Suggested Fabrics: Laundered cottons, lightweight pique and poplin, twill, sateen, crepe de Chine, laundered silks-rayons, silk linen, voile, satin, soft lightweight linen and linen blends.


Simplicity 1644 Misses' Dress

Simplicity 1644 Misses' Dress

It's So Easy

Sizes 6-16

This mullet dress is just what we’ve been looking for…an easy to sew pattern in a comfortable knit fabric.  Don’t fancy the mullet?  There’s a non-mullet option too!

Description: It's So Easy pullover knit halter dress has smooth front midriff, elasticized back and gathered skirt in knee length or long length with high-low hem.

Suggested Fabrics: Jerseys, lightweight knits, two-way stretch, novelty knits.


Simplicity 1654 Misses' Dress

Simplicity 1654 Misses' Dress

Cynthia Rowley

Sizes 4-12, 12-20

Cynthia Rowley’s designs are so popular, and her fans will love this one too!  Make the view of your choice with sleeves or without.  The overstitching accents your silhouette.

Description: Misses' dress with bodice variations including optional top stitching details on bodice seams. Dress can be made sleeveless or with cap sleeves.

Suggested Fabrics: Silks and silk types, challis, crepe, crepe back satin, crepe de Chine, laundered silks-rayons, silk linen, soft lightweight linen and linen blends.


Simplicity 1655 Misses' Formal Dress

Simplicity 1655 Misses' Formal Dress

Jessica McClintock

Sizes 4-12, 14-22

Strapless gowns were all the rage at this year’s Academy Awards.  Look like an Oscar winner at your next formal party with one of these views.  You can choose a short, mid-length or floor-length skirt.  Accent the corset-style bodice a waist bow or not…it’s up to you!

Description: Misses' & Miss Petite special occasion dress & gown have strapless bodice with drop waist & side zipper. A with skirt cut from 3 fabrics. B has lace overlay, tulle ruffle & sash belt.

Suggested Fabrics: Sateen, pique, crepe, crepe back satin, silk linen, satin, shantung, taffeta, brocade.  B Overlay in lace, georgette, voile, crinkled gauze.


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11 Comments      Login to Add a Comment
Janie Viers said...
I think of the hair as more "Joe Blow" than "achy Breaky"
3/7/13 12:30 PM
Amores said...
i bought the simplicity pattern 1644 love that summer dress cant wait to make it...have a pretty material that looks almost the same as the one on the model....
3/6/13 11:29 AM
Amores said...
i bought the simplicity pattern 1644 love that summer dress cant wait to make it...have a pretty material that looks almost the same as the one on the model....
3/6/13 11:28 AM
MAD14kt said...
Did I learn something today...MULLET has made it's way into FASHION - LOL :)
3/6/13 8:36 AM
StephiLuna said...
The proper term for what's called a "mullet" dress here is "hi-low" or "asymmetrical hemline". There's just never a reason to use the word "mullet" in reference to design. Really.
3/5/13 3:13 PM
BlueSkysAhead said...
My daughter has senior prom this year....that last dress...hummm... although she said "I will NEVER wear a dress you made to prom". But gives me ideas....not that I can sew that material. She is like a size 0- and we just can't find dresses that fit. I think her size would equate to a girls size 8 to 10 on top. Arggg...
3/5/13 11:37 AM
BlueSkysAhead said...
Yes, I agree mullet, makes me think of bad hair cut. Wording can be everything in the world of advertising. I think the high-low hem line sounds much more appealing. (my 2 cents worth)
3/5/13 11:33 AM
Aroura said...
I know, do they have to call that style a mullet? I have heard it called high-low, and prefer that name. :) I want to try one of those this spring, too!
3/5/13 10:45 AM
JKimes said...
Mullet= short in the front, long in the back. :)
3/5/13 8:48 AM
leoniep said...
What's a mullet? I know 2 definitions: a fish, or a bad male hairdo (think Achy Breaky Heart). None of those definitions matches that dress!
3/5/13 6:19 AM
geraldine said...
Really like the Cynthia Rowley one. I would love it in a floral voile or a solid red linen.
3/4/13 5:04 PM

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