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zeeblebee
« on: July 12, 2006 08:15:39 PM »

After reading rave reviews on it I bought New Look 6429 , and some greeny stretch knit with black patterns over it.



Before I had a chance to get started on it though, I was given some black knit with gorgeous drape, and made a mock up of it in the short sleeved, no tie belt version;

The back isn't as full as it appears in the pic, I was just standing funny  Roll Eyes

It is the design features on this that I love, and they come together really easily. There are gathers up the side which flatter everyone:


As well as really simple, cute sleeves:


I like it in a plain fabric, becasue it shows the reallly nice construction.

In the patterned fabric I did long sleeves, cuffs and collar.


The colours (including my skin) have been washed out by the flash)





I was worried about the fabric being too loud for all the details, but I think now it looks fine.

I made these two dresses in as many days; there are not lots of complex instructions and pieces to go together, and it was probably one of the easiest dresses I have done.

As well as the gathering, the back goes down to a point and most of the fullness of the skirt is there.

I would really recommend this pattern, and even if it is your first time using knits it will give you great results.
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« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2006 08:22:50 PM »

i love them all! i love the fabric of the last one. i'm a sucker for teal and black!
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« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2006 05:18:56 AM »

That looks great! I love that pattern, and it looks great on you. I like this pattern because you get a great mock-wrap dress without those unfortunate events when the wind blows in other wrap dresses!
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« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2006 05:28:44 AM »

Thanks you guys.

I saw your dress on patternreview squirrellypoo, and it looked so good! I feel so flattered that you commented on mine...
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« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2006 05:37:57 AM »

That looks like a great pattern to have in a stash, to make one now and then to have on hand whenever you need "something nice".  I love the cuff on the long sleeve dress, long cuffs always look so nice.  Nice work!
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« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2006 08:46:35 AM »

The cuffs, collar, and belt look great on the 2nd dress! And I really love that fabric. I think I saw some that looked almost like that at Walmart for $1 a yard... hmmm, I think..

Great job! Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2006 11:37:24 AM »

I love the simplicity of the solid colored dress! I can imagine it in a really simple but lux fabric that shows off the folds and accentuates the vintage look.
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zeeblebee
« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2006 05:38:41 PM »

 vagina star, lol, get it! I bought the fabric at Spotlight for Au$9/m. I can't wait till I go on hols to the US so I can partake in all the $1 goodness-I will freighting back patterns, and fabric, and craft supplies and....

Again, I would really rcmnd it.
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« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2006 10:42:22 PM »

I love the way your dresses came out...I however have found this pattern to be extremely hard...maybe I'm not doing something right (my fabric has also been really difficult)
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« Reply #9 on: July 13, 2006 11:58:06 PM »

What problems have you had? Does your fabric keep growing, or is it something that we can help with?
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