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Posted on:8/7/09 11:49 PM
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Sing said... (6/13/10 9:16 PM) Reply
Your picture is lovely, However, the Butterick 5417 pattern I have is NOT this dress. My pattern with this number is a high waist with the A-line skirt coming up into an upward pointing vee to the bust. There are pleats under the bust on the bodice. It has a jewel neckline and two short sleeve variations. Could you please recheck your pattern number. I made alterations to this pattern from the size 14 and the armholes are TOO SMALL on the master pattern. I compared it to another Butterick blouse pattern I have, #4457 size 14 placing the patterns together and measuring up from the waist to the amrscye and there is a difference in the depth of the front armhole of 1" !!!!!!!!!!!!!. The Back armscyes match at the underarm point and there is a difference in the back width of about 1/4" which is probably due to the the sleeve styles. Has any one out there found this true for them on Butteirck 5417? If so Butterick needs to make a recall of this pattern.
CharityAK said... (8/9/09 8:16 PM) Reply
Athene - I wondered about that. It's not that old of a pattern. I think I've had it 4 or 5 years? But I don't know how fast they rotate them out of catalogs. It's not an unusual pattern. Would be easy enough to find a simple sheath.
Athene said... (8/9/09 2:30 PM) Reply
A lovely color and style on you. I guess the pattern must be out of print - I tried to find it on the Butterick site and it wasnt there.
mssewcrazy said... (8/8/09 6:33 PM) Reply
That dress looks incredible on you- you look elegant and skinny -doesn't get any better than this.
Heatherrique said... (8/8/09 3:23 PM) Reply
You look very elegant! Really $1/yd at WM? Amazing...
sewbehind said... (8/8/09 11:16 AM) Reply
Beautiful, simplistic dress that looks great on you.
carolynw said... (8/8/09 9:04 AM) Reply
Looks terrific on you - no muslin here!! $1 per yard makes this a true bargain!!
Woolygal said... (8/8/09 8:41 AM) Reply
The dress is great and looks wonderful on you.
Aunt Gail said... (8/8/09 1:46 AM) Reply
That color looks great on you...I agree that the "muslin" is a keeper
 
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