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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 6582 (60's Retro Dress)

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Posted on:3/13/11 11:23 PM

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Gendun said...
This is gorgeous, and an excellent review. One question, please: Since it seems that this pattern is designed for ppl with wider shoulders, how did it fit on you versus the dressform? Thanks!
3/28/12 3:35 PM
Yarndiva said...
I made this for a young lady who was in a play. She was quite average but small. I have also made this for a very tall and full figured friend - in polka dots no less and it was not a problem in the shoulders. I do not feel it is designed for larger shoulder. It is mean to sit right atop the shoulder point, and did with each lady. I do not have a photo of either person at the moment but will try and get one. If you have a wide shoulder I would made a muslin and consider adding to the back a bit , near the center zipper in a triangle shape to make sure you have enough room to fit.
3/29/12 8:51 PM
Merche said...
Thank you forvthe excellent review. I will start working with this pattern and I hope mine turns out as pretty!
7/7/12 4:59 PM
kathlabath said...
so pretty! well done
10/27/12 4:32 AM
dhsewsalittle said...
I love this pattern in cotton, and that print is really eye-catching. Good job! Thanks for the tip about the fabric direction for the skirt.
10/18/13 2:13 PM
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