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80's Knit Dress

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Retro / Vintage
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What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Vogue 8679

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What materials did you use? Knit blend fabric

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What are you most proud of? I was still figuring out my serger when I decided to make this dress so there is some unfortunate 'bumping' around the hip area, but this is easily disguised by a jacket or a busy belt. There are also some fit issues around the arms, but after wearing it a few times, I've decided I rather like the loose fit in the shoulder area from the back. I'm tempted to try this pattern again in a top once I've fixed some of the fit issues on the pattern.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? This is a great beginner project that can be made very quickly.

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I've been wanting to make myself some simple knit dresses, to replace the ones I've worn to pieces. I think I've found what I was looking for, thank you! You did a really nice job, and it looks great on you :)

05/20/2011 Flag

Thanks! I hope this pattern works out for you as well!

05/21/2011 Flag
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Very cool, nice work Kirsten!

06/09/2011 Flag

Thanks Jay!

06/09/2011 Flag
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I love it!!!

09/12/2012 Flag