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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 5983 (Vintage One-Piece Dress &Pants)

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Reviewed by:hilaryr

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Posted on:12/21/08 2:02 AM

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Jane S said... (12/22/08 8:35 AM) Reply
What a wonderful dress on you...vintage and fashionably chic.
fourkid said... (12/22/08 7:46 AM) Reply
Very beautiful - that top stitching does give it a great "pop".
Karendee said... (12/21/08 3:11 PM) Reply
Great dress!
sewtime said... (12/21/08 2:11 PM) Reply
Love the detailing on your dress!! Very cute!
cabinbaby said... (12/21/08 1:53 PM) Reply
That is so cute! I love the seaming details.
marec said... (12/21/08 12:22 PM) Reply
Your dress is very cool-thanks for a complete and interesting review. I *think* I could do a vintage pattern now.
Nancy Rhodes said... (12/21/08 9:11 AM) Reply
I for got to mention, what a neat pattern... love that detail at the bustline. You have great patience to start over... and were rewarded for your efforts... Thanks for sharing
Nancy Rhodes said... (12/21/08 9:11 AM) Reply
Great review! Head to the paint department of your local big box home improvement store and check out the painter's tape. I have a roll of masking tape that is LIME GREEN that I use to put special lines as needed on my needle plate. Easy to remove cheap and oh so helpful.
graustark said... (12/21/08 8:55 AM) Reply
I love the details on this dress, and the fabric you chose (and the way you used it). One would never guess that you had fitting issues with this pattern: the final result looks beautiful!
nancy2001 said... (12/21/08 8:53 AM) Reply
Congratulations on pulling this project off so well. Your dress looks great.
Natasha B said... (12/21/08 4:47 AM) Reply
This is such an interesting vintage dress - that diamond insert is fabulous! I've never seen anything like it and you've done a good job on the topstitching.
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