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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...
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!
7/14/11 9:19 AM
RachelStonebreaker said...
Thanks for noting how you made some changes. I like the diagonal print pockets.
7/11/11 6:07 PM
ladybegood said...
Love those pockets! I think buttons would be really cute, but also maybe interfacing would help, too.
7/10/11 12:11 PM
homewerk said...
You are so channeling the 1940's! Charming combination of pattern, fabric and trim.
7/7/11 2:21 PM
fourkid said...
Very cute - love the rick-rac!
7/2/11 9:25 PM
marec said...
Ready for housework! So cute.
7/1/11 11:07 AM
Aroura said...
Such a cute housedress, and the fabric is a perfect match for this pattern.
6/30/11 3:54 PM
velosewer said...
Talk about cute. This is such a pretty dress and you've pulled it together really well. Pretty.
6/30/11 0:08 AM
Heatherrique said...
Such a cheerful and stylish dress! Very nice color and style on you.
6/29/11 10:20 PM
Peter in NYC said...
I love this housedress -- the print is great and the style really flatters you. Great job!
6/26/11 8:08 PM
Margaret said...
What a great dress! Love the print and rickrack.
6/23/11 9:18 AM
KatieA said...
This is so adorable, especially with the ricrac.
6/21/11 5:38 AM
CAgirl said...
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!
6/9/11 5:43 PM
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