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« Reply #10 on: April 12, 2006 03:17:26 PM »

couldn't be cuter!
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« Reply #11 on: April 12, 2006 03:22:18 PM »

I really love that dress! I think it is amazing! I might have to try to find that pattern somewhere because that would be an amazing dress to have...
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« Reply #12 on: April 12, 2006 03:29:09 PM »

Wow! Thank you all for the nice comments!

geekette - The buckle was actually my great grandmother's. I inherited her sewing box, which is full of cool vintage ribbons and buttons and such. I'm sorry I couldn't be more helpful!
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« Reply #13 on: April 12, 2006 03:32:50 PM »

POWW. That fabric.
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« Reply #14 on: April 12, 2006 03:40:33 PM »

Ha Ha--I bet you are right about the pattern being from the 60's!  I have a whole closet full of patterns that are 75 cents! You did a very nice job on the fabric selection, but the best thing is that you worked on it with your grandma: creativity crosses all ages! I love your dress! I will hope for NO BREEZES for you hee hee
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« Reply #15 on: April 12, 2006 03:45:00 PM »

Too bad it's dangerous to wear in windy weather because it is too cute and you should wear it often. The fabric is a great match for the pattern!
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« Reply #16 on: April 12, 2006 04:03:17 PM »

that is so so so cute!
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« Reply #17 on: April 12, 2006 04:14:28 PM »

that is so hawt! any chance of a photo of the dress open ....a mini tute so i can make it..i doubt i will ever find that pattern.. *cry*
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« Reply #18 on: April 12, 2006 04:38:46 PM »

very very cool!  great re-con use of sheeting.  i'll have to keep that in mind when i want to whip something up.  i'm forever at the thrift stores trying to find decent clothes anyway.  too cute!! 
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« Reply #19 on: April 12, 2006 04:53:36 PM »

very cute!

butterick has issued version of this pattern many times, i have several copies.  the version before yours was called the "fast and easy dress", it was from 1952 and had a circle skirt.  the one after yours was called the "wrap-and-go", it was from 1971 and had an a-line skirt.  they re-issued the fast and easy a few years ago, in modern proportions.
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