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Posted on:2/3/10 12:17 PM
Last Updated:10/24/10 5:08 PM
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Mint Chocolate Chick said... (3/15/16 11:21 AM) Reply
I've since made it two more times. I fixed the gaping back bodice pattern by taking out a wedge from the back bodice: 1 inch along the center edge, tapered to the lower waist/side seam corner. This did not affect the length of the waist or side seams but tightened up the center edge just enough that I no longer need a button to hold the back closed. Now it's one of my favorite summer casual dresses.
JennifeRose7 said... (10/25/10 10:15 AM) Reply
I really love this! I hope to find this pattern in my searching one of these days. Wrap dresses are so fun!
Annette1 said... (10/24/10 7:31 PM) Reply
This is SO cute. And, you know, it doesn't LOOK like it's too short-waisted. I love it, and you look great in it!
renren said... (10/24/10 5:57 PM) Reply
Very nice! And somehow it's calling to mind a yellow shirtwaist dress my mom used to wear? Don't know how, but there's a strong connection. Love it!
nicegirl said... (2/4/10 10:39 AM) Reply
The binding is a great touch!
Mint Chocolate Chick said... (2/3/10 12:32 PM) Reply
The dress in real life wouldn't scream "1961!" if I hadn't made it in pink with pink gingham trim. The style is actually fairly neutral, and it could easily be made to look more modern in a different fabric, and with smaller pockets.
Riesie said... (2/3/10 12:21 PM) Reply
Cute, but the scary thing is that I remember dresses like this............
 
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