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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 4849 (Fast and Easy Women's Dresses)

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Posted on:1/22/07 6:01 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 12 people   
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LindsayT said... (1/23/08 4:03 PM) Reply
I'd vote for your DH just knowing he was smart enough to marry a woman who can sew her own clothes. Great dress!
AnneM said... (1/25/07 9:02 PM) Reply
And one of the nicer duros out there, I think. Yes, sometimes fabric doesn't look like much when in pieces. :)
SarahWeb said... (1/25/07 6:10 PM) Reply
Very attractive dress! I think the knit was a great choice for this pattern, as it seems to have a nice drape and none of the extra fullness that I've seen with this style.
LauraTS said... (1/23/07 2:15 PM) Reply
Looks great - glad to know that this pattern can be made successfully w/ a knit.
Lori V said... (1/23/07 8:30 AM) Reply
Your dress looks fantastic, the Butterick Duro is my favorite.
LornaJay said... (1/23/07 6:45 AM) Reply
What a lovely becoming dress! I can see why your DH wanted you to wear it.
ryan's mom said... (1/23/07 6:44 AM) Reply
Connie, your dress looks fantastic!!! Yes, this Butterick duro style is my fave too over many others I've seen.
cecelia said... (1/23/07 6:39 AM) Reply
Very stylish--hubby wanting you to wear it is high praise indeed, and I can't see the zipper!
pterion said... (1/22/07 11:40 PM) Reply
I agree, this style NEEDS a print with 'character.' The dress looks terrific on you.
nicegirl said... (1/22/07 10:54 PM) Reply
I love the idea of making this in a knit. Too bad you're too tall for your clothes to fit me...
Karen6790 said... (1/22/07 8:41 PM) Reply
Nothing wrong with an "assertive" print, Connie. This is a dress that can take it. Nice job on the invisible zip - I'm still not too good at those.
GorgeousFabrics said... (1/22/07 7:34 PM) Reply
Very nice! I love your print - loud 'n proud!
Linda G said... (1/22/07 7:25 PM) Reply
This is the best. YOu did a great job.. better than the Simplicity version by far.
barb111 said... (1/22/07 7:14 PM) Reply
the dress looks great and it looks very nice on you Good job I think I will attempt to try the dress after reading your review. Thanks
ConnieBJ said... (1/22/07 7:13 PM) Reply
Hey wait - Kim - you saw ME DRESS or you saw ME IN the dress??!!!!
Kim Winson said... (1/22/07 6:58 PM) Reply
I'm so glad that you reviewed this dress! After seeing you dress in person, I bought the Butterick pattern to make one for myself ..thanks for letting us know that it wil work with knits as well.
Leslie in Austin said... (1/22/07 6:45 PM) Reply
This looks so great!! It's not loud, it's *bold*. Well done.
CarolynGM said... (1/22/07 6:27 PM) Reply
A really great interpretation of the Duro. I enjoyed your review very much.
AnneMarie60 said... (1/22/07 6:23 PM) Reply
Very designer looking. Great dress!
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