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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 5707 (Retro 1958)

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Posted on:11/29/11 3:32 AM
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SusanRosalie said... (12/7/11 7:43 PM) Reply
Lovely! Very nice print too. Thanks for the advice about the pattern pieces, I bought this pattern a few weeks ago after waiting for it to go on sale. It was great to see it made up.
Sue Parrott said... (12/2/11 11:15 PM) Reply
Love it!!!
GoodbyeValntino said... (11/30/11 3:16 PM) Reply
You are some kind of seamstress! Your finished products always look terrific and this one does too. Thanks for the review.
tess said... (11/30/11 3:33 AM) Reply
Your clothes always look beautiful on you, and this wonderful dress is no exception!
moushka said... (11/29/11 10:54 PM) Reply
Another fabulous creation! You look beautiful in your new dress. You have been incredibly productive lately.
FreyaStark said... (11/29/11 7:15 PM) Reply
Very chic, and the style works well in your fabric.
JEF said... (11/29/11 12:39 PM) Reply
a life in stitches said... (11/29/11 7:42 AM) Reply
Very interesting to see this new pattern made up. The fashion drawing is very misleading with regard to the neckline and its good to have your info. on the yoke pattern pieces - I too would not have expected the two styles to be created this way. Presumably with some modification the tie ends could be extended from the yoke, though it would be a HUGE and oddly shaped pattern piece to cut out, and likewise the amount of fullness in the cowl could be modified ...? But I love your dress - it's far superior to the pattern photograph.
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