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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 5347 (Misses Dress - Fast & Easy)

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Posted on:6/12/09 2:27 AM
Last Updated:6/16/09 2:21 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized 

Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 6 people   
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Sweetiebop said...
Glad someone else tried this pattern. This dress looks like it is very nice and comfortable. Congrats on the invisible zipper.
6/12/09 7:29 AM
KathySews said...
Fast, easy, looks good. Sounds like what I need. Thanks
6/12/09 9:33 AM
sewtime said...
Cute little black dress!!
6/12/09 5:21 PM
khunter said...
Don't you just love linen? Great job on the zipper.
6/12/09 5:47 PM
Derbygirl said...
Great style! I think the dress is tres chic in black linen! It might look even better in a wrinkle-free solid. (fyi, the "Butterick pattern" info appears to be for a different style pattern with a cowl neck.)
6/12/09 10:09 PM
Sew tell me said...
I know it's showing the wrong pattern on the Butterick Pattern Info link the actual pattern was not available on PR drop down. I've tried to remove it to no avail, let me know if you know how. Thanks for all of your positive comments.
6/12/09 11:33 PM
Sherril Miller said...
I just bought this pattern on your recommendation. Do you think it needs a zipper?
6/14/09 0:42 AM
Sew tell me said...
I think whether or not you use a zipper depends on how fitted you want the dress to be. I would certainly use one.
6/14/09 6:42 PM
maryfrana said...
I think it's very simple and elegant. Also love the shoes! Thanks for the tip on lining linen.
6/15/09 10:50 AM
cmarie12 said...
Thanks for a great review! This dress is up next to sew in my rotation and it was fantastic to see it on another plus size woman. Love your accessories!
6/29/09 11:50 AM
nowak said...
Matronly is not what I want... so thanks for the warning. :o Still it doesn't look that bad on the dressform. Especially for a quick dress.
8/10/09 6:25 AM
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