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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 5320 (Puffy Collar Wrap Dress)

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Posted on:6/23/09 12:45 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 21 people   
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Sassy T said... (2/15/12 3:42 PM) Reply
Love your version and I had envisoned it in a summery colour too.
Mebber said... (8/30/09 10:47 AM) Reply
I love this dress. Thanks for the inspiration - always looking for good styles to wear on my SBA bod. I am going to make this to wear to a lakeside wedding.
Lynz said... (7/8/09 12:46 PM) Reply
I am definately buying this pattern
Bonnie O said... (7/6/09 1:00 PM) Reply
Thanks for this review! Like you, I assumed the collar was a ruffle. It wasn't until I had the fabric cut and the lining cut that I realized it was pleats. I didn't feel right putting the fabric and lining aside but I anticipated I would never made the dress. Now that I've read your review, I am definitely going to try. Your version looks fantastic. I am also considering eliminating the lining so I'm glad to see your tips!
kerrynw said... (7/2/09 4:51 AM) Reply
Great dress, great colour, great photos, great review!!!!
yummymummy38 said... (6/25/09 7:56 AM) Reply
great dress in a great colour on you! your reviews are always such a treat, your hints but especially your fun photos.
Grammy Gin said... (6/24/09 4:51 PM) Reply
Love this dress on you it looks fabulous!!
SandraB said... (6/24/09 1:08 PM) Reply
Love your dress and the beautiful, bold colour.
pfaffkj said... (6/24/09 10:43 AM) Reply
That dress is just glorious!
Auntie Allyn said... (6/24/09 8:15 AM) Reply
I'm drooling with envy! No one would EVER know this is a BED SHEET! The collar is just fabulous, and you did a great job with it!
ryan's mom said... (6/24/09 6:36 AM) Reply
What a perfect dress on you! The color is amazing on you as well. No, definitely NOT boring! And why is it a lot of styles have gathering in the back? Most of the time I think that can be so unflattering making us look big when we're not. Yeah, I agree--darts are the way to go for a sleeker fit.
Darla in PA said... (6/23/09 10:01 PM) Reply
Very cute dress!
imsewcrazy said... (6/23/09 8:04 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress! It looks so good on you!
Gelbean said... (6/23/09 7:59 PM) Reply
Another great dress. I love the color and the puffy collar.
FreyaStark said... (6/23/09 7:27 PM) Reply
Very nice. It really suits you, and the colour is fabulous. I never thought of Ikea that way before ... I must look more carefully next time.
kkkkaty said... (6/23/09 7:16 PM) Reply
sorry duplicate
kkkkaty said... (6/23/09 7:14 PM) Reply
oh, I bought this pattern, so pretty.... thx for the review!
Erica B. said... (6/23/09 6:25 PM) Reply
Great dress! That color is fabulous on you!
Sherril Miller said... (6/23/09 5:48 PM) Reply
You're such a girly girl. I love how sweet and feminine this dress is on you.
Nancy K said... (6/23/09 5:08 PM) Reply
Cute as can be! Love the color on you
narcissaqtpie said... (6/23/09 3:56 PM) Reply
LOOOOOVE IT!!
Ronda Rae said... (6/23/09 3:39 PM) Reply
This dress looks so awesome on you!! I can agree to fixing the back- it would be much better.
kim*brown said... (6/23/09 2:39 PM) Reply
Great idea. You look adorable!
Mufffet said... (6/23/09 2:23 PM) Reply
AMAZING. How colorful - Summer is celebrated in this!
SueV said... (6/23/09 2:16 PM) Reply
what a great dress! Another winner on you!
MissCelie said... (6/23/09 2:08 PM) Reply
This, is beyond words. It's SO STINKING CUTE!! I love it.
Mahogany Stylist said... (6/23/09 1:57 PM) Reply
Love the dress, Trena. This review is very helpful. You certainly made the fabric work for you. Great pocket treatment and use of the pretty ribbon.
Bonnie123 said... (6/23/09 1:05 PM) Reply
Very nice dress. I love the color and it looks exactly like the pattern.
 
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