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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 1218 (1944 Misses Housedress)

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Posted on:6/9/11 5:05 PM
Last Updated:6/9/11 5:09 PM


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Mebber said... (7/14/11 9:19 AM) Reply
I love this! It reminds me of I Love Lucy dresses! What a fun and functional dress that is flattering and feminine. Great fabric matching for the style of pattern. I am going on an Etsy hunt for this pattern!
RachelStonebreaker said... (7/11/11 6:07 PM) Reply
Thanks for noting how you made some changes. I like the diagonal print pockets.
ladybegood said... (7/10/11 12:11 PM) Reply
Love those pockets! I think buttons would be really cute, but also maybe interfacing would help, too.
homewerk said... (7/7/11 2:21 PM) Reply
You are so channeling the 1940's! Charming combination of pattern, fabric and trim.
fourkid said... (7/2/11 9:25 PM) Reply
Very cute - love the rick-rac!
marec said... (7/1/11 11:07 AM) Reply
Ready for housework! So cute.
Aroura said... (6/30/11 3:54 PM) Reply
Such a cute housedress, and the fabric is a perfect match for this pattern.
velosewer said... (6/30/11 0:08 AM) Reply
Talk about cute. This is such a pretty dress and you've pulled it together really well. Pretty.
Heatherrique said... (6/29/11 10:20 PM) Reply
Such a cheerful and stylish dress! Very nice color and style on you.
Peter in NYC said... (6/26/11 8:08 PM) Reply
I love this housedress -- the print is great and the style really flatters you. Great job!
Margaret said... (6/23/11 9:18 AM) Reply
What a great dress! Love the print and rickrack.
KatieA said... (6/21/11 5:38 AM) Reply
This is so adorable, especially with the ricrac.
CAgirl said... (6/9/11 5:43 PM) Reply
That is one cute housedress! To be honest with you I am kind of sorry they went out of style - they seem so practical and certainly prettier that jeans and a tee shirt! I remember my mother and grandmother having a collection of them and they always looked lovely at home. I never saw women in the grocery store wearing them, though! You did a beautiful job choosing fabric that suited your pattern and I love the pockets!
 
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