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Butterick: 6582 (60's Retro Dress) thumbsup - Type:Dresses    printable version
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Reviewed by:jorth
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Posted on:12/2/13 9:44 PM
Project Photo:Butterick: 6582 by jorth

Butterick: 6582 by jorth  Butterick: 6582 by jorth  
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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: Vintage reproduction dress from the 1960s, with wriggle style or full skirt options, and a crossed over bodice.

Pattern Sizing:I made size 8.

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?Can I say it looked better? Hee hee!

Were the instructions easy to follow?Very easy.

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?It's a great pattern - I love the reproduction ones that have been regraded for modern figures.

Fabric Used:A black cotton stretch sateen with bright red roses on it.

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:I did an invisible zip rather than a dress, but that was it.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?Yes and yes! It's so comfortable, but I feel very glamorous in it!

Conclusion: I love this dress! I wore it to a wedding, and got many compliments on it. It's a winner! You can check it out more on my blog, Jorth!

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RadarRadiance said...
Too cute! Normally I'm not crazy about retro but you've changed my mind on this one....Love it on you and it really shows off your cute little figure! Great job!
12/2/13 10:01 PM
PattyGee said...
Adorable and you look so happy wearing it. The fabric is fabulous!
12/2/13 10:05 PM
FreyaStark said...
Absolutely fabulous! It's perfect fit and the fabric is gorgeous. Well done, and thanks for drawing my attention to this pattern. I can see possibilities in it for myself.
12/2/13 11:42 PM
Vintagelover said...
adore this dress it is very flattering on you :)
12/2/13 11:59 PM
Scheri said...
Great floral fabric choice.
12/3/13 0:37 AM
SewWil said...
You look glamorous in your dress! Very flattering on you.
12/3/13 1:30 AM
Danvillegirl said...
Cute retro style! You look good in this dress. Good job!
12/3/13 5:27 AM
jlg said...
How gorgeous...and fun!
12/3/13 5:41 AM
canei said...
Totally glam, totally awesome, totally fab. I love the fabric and you look GREAT!!!
12/3/13 7:36 AM
Marie-Claude said...
Ah ha! I'm just about to start this pattern (view C), your review comes just at the right time! Really pretty dress, love the print!
12/3/13 7:53 AM
butterflyfly said...
You look gorgeous in this dress! Love the floral fabric you used.
12/3/13 1:23 PM
Jstarr4250 said...
Utterly perfect! You look marvelous.
12/3/13 3:52 PM
style inspired said...
Beautiful dress. It's the perfect match of fabric and pattern.
12/3/13 5:13 PM
Annie P said...
Lovely dress (better than the pattern implies).
12/3/13 9:52 PM
DJWa said...
Totally cute! Love the fabric! Great fit, too!
12/3/13 11:58 PM
Mazzygirl said...
gorgeous! Love the fabric, love the hair, love everything!
12/4/13 1:52 AM
margy.64 said...
Perfect fabric choice for this pattern. Beautiful job and it looks gorgeous on you.
12/4/13 3:11 AM
jorth said...
Thank you everybody!
12/4/13 10:18 PM
jorth said...
Thank you everybody!
12/4/13 10:18 PM
kathiego said...
You are right! This dress is so cute and so fabulous on you. I love the fabric you chose as well. Great job!
12/6/13 11:23 AM
amynxdx said...
this is ridiculously gorgeous!
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