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Topic: Butterick B4724 (view E) - Easy Summer Dress  (Read 3397 times)
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dianajeanne
« on: February 26, 2006 10:23:30 AM »

When I went to Hancock Fab. to pick up my other $1 Butterick pattern I also got this one:

and I plan to do view E (the bottom one on the left side) with this fabric... anyone else want to try it? Wink
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« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2006 07:47:52 AM »

how experienced do I need to be to do this dress?  Does it include a zipper?  I can put one in, but I don't have a zipper foot and it's just harder to do for me.  But if it's fairly simple, I'd love to join in!

Dawn
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dianajeanne
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2006 08:43:51 AM »

all the dresses on this pattern look pretty easy - no collars, maybe 3 pieces to the skirt, pretty basic I think... view E does have a 22" long zipper however, but don't let that stop you  Grin  let me know what you think?
Diana
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dianajeanne
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2006 03:35:48 PM »

ok, so I cut the dress out, realized I didn't have enough for the lining (not sure why) and had to use my sash material for that... I'm either going to make a smaller sash or go back this weekend and get some more.

That's my update
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dianajeanne
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2006 06:52:04 PM »

So I fixed my lining problem and came to s slight sizing problem, I'm 2 sizes, my top was a 12 and my bottom was a 14, so I made the 14 to fit my waist but the top was too big.  So I took it in at the shoulders and that's just going to have to do it... Next time I'll make the 2 sizes and then fit them together...
Here are the results (with a thin sash):
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=82909.0
Off to hem!
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CatCatCat
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2006 03:08:41 AM »

I used this pattern as my first sewing project. http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g141/__Cat__/thDress.jpg

I shortened the skirt about 6 inches and I enlarged the chest a couple of inches.
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dianajeanne
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2006 05:27:58 AM »

It came out great!  What pretty material  Wink
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luvsquilts
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2006 05:18:57 PM »

That is adoreable!

You did a great job!
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