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Simplicity: 2054 (Misses knit dress and cowl collar) thumbsup - Type:Dresses    printable version
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Reviewed by:aminat
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Posted on:11/23/13 1:30 PM
Project Photo:Simplicity: 2054 by aminat

Simplicity: 2054 by aminat  
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Pattern Rating:Great Wardrobe Builder
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Fabric:Ponte Knit  [See other projects in this fabric]
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Fabric: Some kind of moderate stretch Ponte knit

Pattern Description: Misses knit dress and cowl collar

Pattern Sizing: Size 14 to 22. I cut 14 bodice and graded up to 16 from waist down

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?: Pretty much but without the belt

Were the instructions easy to follow: Read once to check how to sew the cut-out, it's so easy to follow

Pattern Alterations or any design changes you made: This dress is super short, I lengthened the bodice and sleeves by 3 " and I still had to reduce the dress hem to 1/4" instead of 1-1/4" recommended, that's a total length of 4" to be just above my knee.

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? I love the cut-out/slit at the elbow, plus the simple but flattering style

Would you recommend it to others? If you love this style go for it, you can't be wrong with a three piece pattern

Conclusion: I love my fabric choice it's so comfy and warm, I wore to work on Monday and it kept me warm all day with our -16 celsius weather. The total sewing and cutting time was also less than 3 hours so it's a win pattern in my book.
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Donna Likes Golf said...
Nice job. It looks so cute on you!
11/23/13 4:16 PM
jjosiejo said...
Lovely dress - fantastic colour on you!
11/23/13 4:33 PM
sewmytime said...
Very pretty, and I love the color!
11/23/13 8:35 PM
Vintagelover said...
love your dress
11/23/13 9:05 PM
1SewSweet said...
Very cute on you.
11/24/13 9:20 AM
Levone said...
Nice looking dress!
11/25/13 1:36 PM
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