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Butterick: 5917 (Misses Dress) thumbsup - Type:Dresses    printable version
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Pattern Rating:Highly Recommend
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I had seen many versions of this dress and it came highly recommended. Looks cute on different body types.
I bought some unknown knit at Michael Levines's loft and although the pattern called for woven fabric I took a chance with the knit.
The knit was somewhat stiff but still has good drape, so I went with it.
Tried to use my ruffler foot per instructed on a doubled over length of fabric. Didn't work, so I did single layer with a serged edge. Still didn't work as well as I would have liked but was too lazy to just gather.

Needless to say, it fits beautifully and I am thrilled with the result.
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