Which Housedress Should I Make?

by sew country chick

in Vintage Sewing

Hi Sew Retro Readers! I am trying to decide which housedress to sew and would love your advice! Thanks and if you would like to read more about the housedress visit my blog sew country chick .

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Amy Caroline April 26, 2011 at 12:04 am

Oh the first one! Love it!

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Emma O W April 26, 2011 at 12:53 am

As much as I love ruffles otherwise, I feel that ruffled house dresses often have a tendency coming out looking more costume-y than I am comfortable with… so I would exclude the first patten from the pick. Some people really like the "dress-up" aspect though, and if that's you then I'd say: go for the top left. :)

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VeraVenus April 26, 2011 at 2:07 am

Top left… and you could make the ruffles a bit shorter if they felt a bit 'too much'

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Zuzsa April 26, 2011 at 2:25 am

I like the third one right … because of it´s hollywood glamour.

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Anwen April 26, 2011 at 2:27 am

I like the floral one on the second pattern, it's lovely!

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Stacy (S.E.W.Butterfly) April 26, 2011 at 7:24 am

All of them! I really like the maxi length on the first two! Can't wait to see the end result!

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Little Black Car April 26, 2011 at 8:17 am

Ah, that third one was the first dress I ever attempted. I didn't do too badly but, alas, I didn't take any pictures. Oh, well.

Darn it, I like them all, but I'm going to vote for the first one because shoulder ruffles say "summer is coming!" to me, and it feels like that kind of day here.

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Marie April 26, 2011 at 8:30 am

Oooh, I think I love the Simplicity 2275!

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JennySlash April 26, 2011 at 8:37 am

The Simplicity (2171?) in the middle, shorter version. It looks smart.

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Tracey April 26, 2011 at 9:56 am

All are so very nice but I really like simplicity 2275.

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Andrea April 26, 2011 at 5:15 pm

2171 on the right looks the most like a real house dress to me. It's gorgeous and simple. Love it.

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