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Reviewed by:tracyH2
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Posted on:5/5/14 1:48 PM
Project Photo:Simplicity: 2474 by tracyH2

Pattern Photo:Simplicity 2474
Simplicity Pattern Info
Pattern Rating:Easy & Great for Beginners
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 1 people   
Available for sale on PR: $16.95 (See envelope) Click to Buy
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Pattern Description:
Threads misses/women dress pattern also includes top, pants, jacket, scarf and knit cardigan.

Pattern Sizing: I used multi size AA which includes size 10 through to 18. I cut a 14 neck and 18 side seams.

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes

Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? There,s. Lot to like about this pattern. It includes a lot of different co-or donating garments that are easy to wear designs and fairly quick to make. There is Nothing to dislike.

Fabric Used:

Not sure of fibre content. It is similar to a crepe.

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: I lined the dress with Bremsilk and omitted the neck facing. To improve fit I used 2.5 cm side and shoulder seams and pin fitted before sewing. Also increased width and length of bust darts and lowered them.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?
Yes definitely. Lovely and comfortable to wear and can be worn as casual wear or for work. Already thinking of making this for summer in white embroidered cotton.
Conclusion:

Great pattern for everyday wear. Already made the knit cardigan twice and love this dress.

I have posted more details on my blog www.tracysewshappy.com
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OlindaM said...
Your dress looks really smart, you will wear it a lot I know.
5/5/14 4:13 PM
supizoo said...
Really, really nice.
5/5/14 7:06 PM
Rhoda K said...
Very pretty and looks good on you.
5/6/14 7:53 AM
CarlottaV said...
You look gorgeous! I'm definitely going to try this pattern now.
5/6/14 10:04 AM
AnneM said...
That looks like it would be a great summer dress, with some protection for you shoulders, loose enough for air flow, but still with some shape. And the colors in the fabric you selected are wonderful.
5/6/14 10:20 AM
tracyH2 said...
Thank you for all your kind comments. They are very much appreciated.
5/6/14 5:36 PM
 
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