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« on: December 14, 2010 06:28:30 AM »

The pattern is Simplicity 2369, which makes a knit wrap dress at three different lengths and with different sleeve variations.

The fabric is a lightweight (and very soft) gray jersey with a fine yellow paisley printed on it.

My only modification was to make it a touch shorter, and adjust the bust-to-waist ratio a bit, because I do not have the average cup size for my waist.  I think it came out really cute, and will work particularly well with some leggings this winter.

Now I get to work on a tunic-length one for a gift.

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« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2010 06:41:24 AM »

Very cute dress!
I'm sure it will be adorable with leggings. ^_^

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« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2010 07:24:22 AM »

That's so pretty! You did a really great job. I love that fabric too- you're right, it will look really cute with leggings during winter months!

« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2010 08:59:43 AM »

Ooh! I love it. Nice work and very flattering fit. I think I need to try to make one of these for myself, since I have a similar figure. Thank you for sharing this. Love it!
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« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2010 08:54:22 PM »

This is so pretty - and will definitely look adorable with leggings!

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« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2010 05:21:42 PM »

Oh its so pretty!! I have one dress that is that sort of style and I love it.  Great job!
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« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2010 10:22:03 AM »

Thanks everyone! I'm quite happy with this dress, and am almost done with a shirt made off the same pattern.  Yay sewing.

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