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The Original Duro!
I had this dress in the 70's
PhyllisC
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Date: 9/12/06 9:38 PM

I'm posting this totally just for fun:

1970's Simplicity 7385

The seller shows a (really bad) photo of the pattern envelope instead of a proper scan, so I hope you can see it.

I've been looking for this ever since the Duro hit the fashion press. I think mine is still in a closet at my parents house.

Phyllis

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Date: 9/12/06 10:07 PM

I just gave this pattern away over the summer when I was going through everything. It was probably a size 12 or something much, much smaller than I am. I'd be cool, Phyllis, if you could still fit into yours.

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Date: 9/13/06 8:34 AM

Phyllis, I have a similar pattern here from the 1970s - I'll send it to you if you want.

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Date: 9/13/06 10:27 AM

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I had this dress in the 70's


Phyllis, you must have been the most stylish girl in the pre-K class...

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Date: 9/13/06 11:52 AM

Quote: Karla Kizer
[QUOTE]I had this dress in the 70's




Phyllis, you must have been the most stylish girl in the pre-K class...[/quote]
Pre-K? Oh you flatter me Karla! I was about 15-16 when I had that dress circa 1974.

Phyllis

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Date: 9/13/06 1:52 PM

I remember these dresses. I did a lot of sewing in the seventies during my adolescence, and I still have some patterns from then. Some look pretty current, but most are too small. I still like them.

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Date: 9/13/06 6:11 PM

OMG, I still have this pattern in my stash! In the late 70s, I made the top. It turned out wonderfully, and I loved it. But I had used some mystery fabric that shredded in the wash, so it didn't last long.

Maybe this is a good time to try it again, though I'd have to grade it up one or two sizes.

Thanks for the memories!

Cheryl

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Date: 9/13/06 7:15 PM

I too made this pattern! It was the pattern I used for my high school economics class. It was from making this pattern that I found out I really do like to sew...and the rest is history!

Thanks for sharing. It sounds like alot of us have very good taste...now and then!
Linda

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