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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> B4919 (Misses Dress Retro '52)

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Posted on:4/6/11 3:10 AM
Last Updated:4/6/11 3:19 AM
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Gendun said... (1/27/13 6:09 PM) Reply
It looks FABULOUS. The fabric is breathtaking and you're so right about it being the perfect pattern. One thing I notice is that this dress seems to work better on longer upper bodies - proportionally, I mean. Can't help but wonder; how this dress would look made up for, say, a picnic or a daytime wedding. Thanks SO much for sharing! :)
Kayseri said... (4/7/11 6:36 PM) Reply
Great design for your terrific fabric.
SusiM said... (4/7/11 6:45 AM) Reply
Thanks for the comments. @lamstu: I didn't make any changes to the neckline. I'm thinking it's a result of the low camera angle maybe. It's not a low neckline at all, though.
lamstu said... (4/7/11 4:46 AM) Reply
I love this dress! It's a great pattern and you've reminded me that I slimmed out of mine and am due for a new one. Did you sew up the neckline at center front to make it more modest?
Rosesred said... (4/7/11 3:52 AM) Reply
Great combination of material and pattern, the endresult is really striking.
CynthiaSue said... (4/7/11 1:34 AM) Reply
this is gorgeous!!
talesofawannabe said... (4/6/11 9:11 PM) Reply
The dress is so gorgeous!! :] I adore the colors.
emcrorie said... (4/6/11 3:04 PM) Reply
gorgeous (not showing this one to my niece lol)
Knitters Delight said... (4/6/11 2:21 PM) Reply
Your DD will look amazing in this dress.
MamaSewing said... (4/6/11 1:47 PM) Reply
What fabulous fabric - the colors just shimmer and make this dress spectacular!
Peacock Chic said... (4/6/11 10:55 AM) Reply
amazingly gorgeous!!! Although it was a paint to work with I love that fabric. Great job!
lakaribane said... (4/6/11 8:43 AM) Reply
Love the fabric, really rejuvenates the retro look!
Kat B. said... (4/6/11 7:34 AM) Reply
Beautiful fabric! I bet your daughter will just love it.
cabrewer82 said... (4/6/11 4:08 AM) Reply
The colors/pattern is striking. But I bet it WAS difficult to work with the material. Looks like it would slide all over the place! Great job with it!
ak21 said... (4/6/11 3:44 AM) Reply
gorgeous !
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