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Butterick: 5601 (misses and petite dress) thumbsup - Type:Dresses    printable version
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Reviewed by:aprilsweetie
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Posted on:10/20/13 7:43 PM
Last Updated:10/20/13 8:57 PM
Project Photo:Butterick: 5601 by aprilsweetie

Butterick: 5601 by aprilsweetie  
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Pattern Rating:Highly Recommend
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Fabric:Cotton Sateen  [See other projects in this fabric]
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Pattern Description:
Close-fitting, straight, above mid-knee dresses A, B have lined yoke, bodice and back zipper. A: back self-fabric loop and button at neck. B: back straps worn twisted and buttoned on inside of yoke.
Pattern Sizing:
(6-8-10-12)
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? The bodice looks like the pattern envelope but I made modifications to the skirt.
Were the instructions easy to follow?
Yes they were.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
No dislikes but the bodice does run quite large.
Fabric Used:
Cotton sateen.
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:
The skirt was modified to an eight gore fit to flare skirt with piping and a waist inset was added.
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?
Yes I do recommend it but I don't think I'll sew it again.
Conclusion: Its a cute dress that was fun to make. I modeled this dress at the 2013 ASG National Conference Fashion Show.
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Danmar said...
Very nice!
10/20/13 7:58 PM
madbadger said...
Love the print you used - very flattering dress!
10/20/13 8:00 PM
imsewcrazy said...
Beautiful! Perfect fit. Love the back!
10/20/13 8:26 PM
SewWil said...
Very pretty dress! I like the modifications to the skirt a lot. Great job!
10/20/13 11:23 PM
BeaJay said...
Lovely dress. Really suits you. Great work with the modifications and piping.
10/21/13 0:57 AM
Baja Susana said...
One word: lovely.
10/21/13 2:01 AM
canei said...
Nice!
10/21/13 7:52 AM
cleverkitty said...
Oh so pretty on you :)
10/21/13 10:03 AM
SewLibra said...
Love your dress and your modifications to the skirt!
10/21/13 11:40 AM
sunnysewer said...
love this, I have this pattern and have not tried it, now I might.
10/21/13 12:41 PM
stonecutter17 said...
What a nice, and flattering look on you!
10/21/13 4:29 PM
Mandski said...
So lovely! I was really dissapointed to see that the great skirt shape doesn't come with the pattern, you've modified it so well.
10/22/13 2:44 AM
trinicity said...
this is very pretty, I love the neckline
10/22/13 7:12 AM
1SewSweet said...
Very nicely done!
10/22/13 6:52 PM
Mc Donna said...
Love your changes and it looks beautiful on you!
11/15/13 9:01 AM
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