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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 6639 (OOP - Vintage Jr.'s Dress)

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Posted on:7/20/06 3:01 PM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 11 people   
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Mufffet said... (3/30/07 11:17 AM) Reply
WOW...cute as a bug! I didn't see this last year! :)
GorgeousFabrics said... (11/18/06 8:49 PM) Reply
Wow, how did I miss this one? What a cute dress!
AnneM said... (11/18/06 10:25 AM) Reply
catching up on reviews: Very cute retro dress; love your pose also.
CarolynD said... (8/27/06 10:48 AM) Reply
How fun! The dress looks so good and you wear it well. I like the fun lemonade motif!
countrybug said... (7/27/06 9:32 AM) Reply
This is soooo cute! I was just thinking that I haven't seen many retro patterns and even before I read your review I looked at the picture and thought how 50's is that!! It looks great on you too. Great job.
GorgeousFabrics said... (7/26/06 3:26 PM) Reply
I just saw this review. What a great dress! It is so summery and so cute! -Ann
KitnRose said... (7/21/06 10:38 AM) Reply
Oh, I love! It looks so retro and hip at the same time. Soooooo pretty! Great job. :)
SBanks said... (7/21/06 6:02 AM) Reply
Thanks everyone! It is fun to wear. AliceB - I did hear music, but it was more like the "Hallalujah Chorus";) SharonM - My daughter didn't like the shoes either when I bought those, but at $7 for a really cute pair, I couldn't leave them!
Danvillegirl said... (7/21/06 5:30 AM) Reply
I love vintage and this is so cute. Love the use of the lemon buttons.
patsijean said... (7/21/06 1:00 AM) Reply
It really is a fun summer dress. Nice job and it does bring back memories.
Speech girl said... (7/21/06 0:32 AM) Reply
I love your dress and it looks beautiful on you!
Riordan said... (7/20/06 7:40 PM) Reply
Darling dress, and the buttons are perfect! Your review is very helpful--interesting to note the differences in instructions in the vintage patterns!
Sharon M said... (7/20/06 6:58 PM) Reply
Oh this dress is so adorable. The fabric is perfect and you look so cute in it! (Love the shoe color)
SarahWeb said... (7/20/06 5:23 PM) Reply
Hey, I love it! I have been toying with the idea of trying a vintage 50's era pattern of some type, but I've been wary of fit issues. I'm glad to see your review. This is a very cute dress.
Tiner W said... (7/20/06 4:44 PM) Reply
It's adorable! You'll have fun wearing this!
frogs2 said... (7/20/06 4:25 PM) Reply
TOTALLY June Cleaver - or maybe Donna Reed. Very cute!
ladybegood said... (7/20/06 4:09 PM) Reply
Absolutely adorable! I LOVE the fabric (what do kids know anyway?!) and the buttons are too precious. I always appreciate a review of a vintage pattern and its good to know you got such a great fit right out of the envelope. Thanks!
RuthieSews said... (7/20/06 4:00 PM) Reply
What a beautiful dress! I LOVE the lemon buttons for the lemon print fabric what a great idea. I have some vintage patterns though mine start from the 60's but I've never made one up yet, this is tempting me to do so!
Marita Kinnula said... (7/20/06 3:56 PM) Reply
Delicious! I like lemons:-) and vintage. Very pretty!!!
AliceB said... (7/20/06 3:25 PM) Reply
Really cute project. I can't believe the coincidence of finding your cuff pattern in another envelope--did you hear music when this happened. I always hear Twilight Zone music in my head at such moments. :)
meli88a said... (7/20/06 3:23 PM) Reply
Cute dress - it looks like you had a lot of fun making this!
jnamcd said... (7/20/06 3:04 PM) Reply
Cute!
 
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