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Posted on:7/15/14 3:20 PM
Project Photo:Simplicity: 2404 by dalachin

Simplicity: 2404 by dalachin  Simplicity: 2404 by dalachin  
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Pattern Rating:Highly Recommend
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 1 people   
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Available for sale on PR: $16.95 Pattern Details
Fabric:Linen  [See other projects in this fabric]
Pattern Description:

Misses dress.

Pattern Sizing:

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?

Not really, since I altered it! I extended the darts into princess seams and added a button placket down the front. I also deepened the rounded neckline to make it a bit more summery.

Were the instructions easy to follow?

I wouldn't know since I didn't follow them!

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?

Great basic lines. I love how the center seam falls under the bust rather than on the waist.

Fabric Used:

Turquoise linen from Sawyerbrook fabrics.

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:

See more pics and details on my blog:
Turquoise Linen Dress

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?

This is already my second time sewing this pattern as a dress, and I've made it several times as a top too.

Conclusion:

Great pattern, I've gotten a lot of mileage out of it.
Available for sale on PR: $16.95 Pattern Details
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JamieB said...
Wow, I love it! Your details on the neckline and hem are fabulous!
7/18/14 0:26 AM
Shellia said...
The trim and the button front really take this up a notch! Looks great.
7/16/14 8:21 AM
jlg said...
Love your changes to this pattern, especially the little tucks at the neck.
7/16/14 6:15 AM
JuliN said...
I like the added details as well! Thanks for sharing.
7/16/14 0:08 AM
AuntieShel said...
Love what you did with this pattern!! And love the pintucked neckline and hem treatment!!
7/15/14 3:36 PM
 
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