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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 3559 (Retro '60s Dress (Swell Dress))

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Reviewed by:tiger28

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Posted on:2/18/11 11:20 AM

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VirginiasDghter said... (2/19/11 10:10 AM) Reply
Waaaay cute dress! Love your fabric choice too! Nice work!
lamstu said... (2/19/11 4:26 AM) Reply
What an adorable dress! I may have to get this pattern now. As far as sleeve fitting goes, this doesn't look too far off. If you have access to the Threads magazine archive, there are some articles that might help. Good luck
Amberlove said... (2/18/11 9:58 PM) Reply
It's gorgeous and really flattering on you!
Ecrulace said... (2/18/11 6:19 PM) Reply
this is really pretty - reminds of the style of dress I used to sew in thr 1970's and I love the style and fabric!
Rhoda K said... (2/18/11 5:20 PM) Reply
I love the style and fit! Looks great. Definitely give it another try.
FreyaStark said... (2/18/11 4:48 PM) Reply
A great dress in a style that suits you - definitely worth making again.
SewWil said... (2/18/11 4:05 PM) Reply
Super cute dress! Looks great on you
Picnicfan said... (2/18/11 3:52 PM) Reply
Thank you for your review. Your dress looks lovely on you and the fabric is beautiful. I have this pattern in my stash, but chose to make another 1960's pattern first. After seeing your dress, I'm ready to try this one too. ( not that it's going to suit me as well as it suits you as I'm a Size 16!)
Nessa09 said... (2/18/11 3:04 PM) Reply
MissyBelle said... (2/18/11 2:00 PM) Reply
I think the dress material looks awesome even though it put up all that fuss. I say you make some fit adjustments to it and own it. Make the most of it!
Heatherrique said... (2/18/11 1:31 PM) Reply
You look sensational in your dress! Very nice style on you.
KarenTeel said... (2/18/11 12:28 PM) Reply
I love your dress. The fit looks good. Oh to be young again and able to fit a pattern without tons of adjustments. Do try this with a fabric you will like better. The style really suits you.
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