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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 5708 (Misses' Dress)

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Posted on:5/27/12 11:12 AM
Last Updated:5/27/12 11:13 AM
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kitkatgreen said... (7/12/12 8:05 PM) Reply
I hope someone can answer this! I normally wear a size 10-12 but in a fitted dress like this I wear a size 14. If I look at the measurements I should sew the pattern in size 20!!! I find that hard to believe. Does anyone know how close to retail sizes this dress actually comes to??
CallMeSu said... (5/28/12 0:20 AM) Reply
Your final dress is jut darling!
prostheticsgirl said... (5/27/12 5:33 PM) Reply
Your end result is adorable, but I agree that this pattern isn't as fun and versatile as it appears. On mine, I have to wrap the ties quite a few times to make them not huge and floppy, and I didn't find most of the tie options to actually be wearable.
n45 said... (5/27/12 2:33 PM) Reply
Great review and nice final result! This was just the encouragement I needed today. Clunkers can be saved
crazygrad said... (5/27/12 12:39 PM) Reply
Funny! I got this pattern for the top. That may not have been the wisest choice apparently.
 
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