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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 3731 (Vintage 1974 Dress)

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Reviewed by:MaryDB
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Posted on:4/30/09 10:34 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 8 people   
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Kelly D. said... (5/8/09 9:20 AM) Reply
You bring back fond memories. My mother and I used to tag-team my wardrobe so I don't remember if she sewed this one up or I did, but I had it in lime green gingham in the short version. The skirt WOULD blow up in the wind! In spite of that, I loved the dress for the way it showed off my tiny 16-year-old waist! Great job on the dress and a helpful review.
Secretsugar said... (5/2/09 9:58 PM) Reply
Gorgeous fabric and a great choice for a dress! I would've been over the moon if I'd found that at my local thrift shop! And you have a pink 1966 Singer? Nice!
MagpieJen said... (5/1/09 6:47 PM) Reply
I'm *swooning* over that fabric! Yes - you must wear it everywhere!
Judy Wentz said... (5/1/09 1:06 PM) Reply
I love the pattern. Great job.
Primatoidefutile said... (5/1/09 10:39 AM) Reply
It is a beatiful dress, and I think it can be worn at many occasions (maybe not doing laundry, but shopping for shoes or clothing definitely).
fryman said... (5/1/09 9:10 AM) Reply
such a pretty dresss!
fourkid said... (5/1/09 8:54 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress! I would wear it any where - from church to grocery store, or even doing laundry :) It looks very comfy.
Kellie R. said... (5/1/09 8:27 AM) Reply
What a great dress Mary! I'm envious of your fabric find - it's lovely and perfect for this dress, which is so current! Great job!
craftygamma said... (5/1/09 7:39 AM) Reply
Great dress! I love that print and think you could wear it anywhere.
colourbynumber said... (5/1/09 6:07 AM) Reply
This is a great dress. Easy to wear everyday! I love the simplicity of the vintage day dresses!
nancy2001 said... (5/1/09 4:31 AM) Reply
Great looking dress and a perfect match for the vintage fabric.
FreyaStark said... (5/1/09 3:42 AM) Reply
It's lovely. I'm sure you could wear it to many places other than wine tastings.
Oceanpeg said... (5/1/09 0:21 AM) Reply
Love the style. Love your dress. Love the fabric that you used.
Christas said... (5/1/09 0:14 AM) Reply
Amazing how vintage patterns come back around. This one looks so modern and perfect for today. I love the fabric ..... very cute dress!
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