Simplicity 2959

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This is my first summer sewing of 2008! It hit the upper 70s this weekend, which made me realize I either have to alter everything from last Summer, or start sewing new stuff. This is Simplicity 2959: I’d much rather sew new stuff!

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Rubyblackbird April 20, 2008 at 4:39 pm

Oh that is lovely!
I really like the neckline on that pattern. How challenging would you say this was?

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notamermaid April 20, 2008 at 5:03 pm

Glad you like it – its actually very easy to make!

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tiddleywink April 20, 2008 at 5:37 pm

Oh, I love it! Good job.

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Peregrine April 20, 2008 at 10:31 pm

Beautiful! I love the eyelet!

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angldst April 20, 2008 at 11:02 pm

How pretty & spring-like you look! :D

-d

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Anonymous April 21, 2008 at 1:29 am

So adorable!

What’s the sleeve treatment like on that? Does it has a sleeve piece, or is that an extension of the bodice?

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MadeByAmanda April 21, 2008 at 9:55 am

I love that pattern. I think i’ve admired it somewhere else before. At any rate, it’s great to see it made up!

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Anary April 21, 2008 at 10:54 am

Gosh this dress is something!! SO nice!!

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mamalong April 22, 2008 at 10:13 am

This is beautiful! I love that color on you!

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Anonymous April 26, 2008 at 7:38 am

Do older patterns have a better fit than new ones?

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Linda April 27, 2008 at 9:17 am

I really like this dress. Did you line the eyelet fabric? Nice pattern. Neckline is similar to a lot of what I am seeing now.

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Jen O May 3, 2008 at 12:35 am

love that pleated (gathered?) neckline, and the sleeves have a neat, small look.
what a perfect pattern!

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Beth May 3, 2008 at 11:45 am

Your dress looks great! I think I even have that pattern in my stash!

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Marissa May 8, 2008 at 8:41 am

Super cute! I think I have that pattern too – it’s always nice to see it sewn up!

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mooimadeit May 9, 2008 at 12:32 am

This pattern looks really flattering! I will have to track it down.

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