Monthly Archives: August 2011

mccall 8332: 60′s fabulousness on the strip in las vegas

call it the one that almost got away… Pattern: McCall 8332 size 13/B33 “1968 Halter neckline dress has bias self fabric drawstring in casing of front neck, tied in bow at back of neck, and camisole type back bodice. Sleeveless … Continue reading

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S.W.A.G.: Simplicity 2703

ok, it’s not my term, but it fits. my sister lives in boston, where she is studying for her masters’ degree to become a physician’s assistant.  my family live in new jersey.  school is hard.  exams are every week.  weekends … Continue reading

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butterick 4919: pool-side party dress for a summer evening

Pattern Description: Flared dress, fitted at bust, below midknee or floor length has back zipper and tie ends extending from bodice back. Were the instructions easy to follow? honestly, the instructions were fabulous and not what i was expecting at … Continue reading

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retro inspiration: a truly, truly, truly outrageous simplicity 2212

Pattern Description: Dress in two lengths with bodice variations.Skirt variations include length and godet insertion.Bodice variations include princess seams and halter neck options.Pattern includes a belt. Materials: Printed pink-and-red cotton from Mood fabrics White cotton oxford from Paron Annex Red … Continue reading

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