Jiffy Dress: Simplicity 1609

by ErikaMadeIt

in 1960s,Dresses,Mad Men Inspired

Isn’t this new reprint from Simplicity the BEST?! I love the shape, and it has french darts and one piece facings! It was a dream to put together, I had a super cute dress in a matter of hours. I used a cotton/lycra blend in this fantastic coral color, with a pique collar and covered buttons. I made view A, but I’m already dreaming of a view B version for myself!

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Hanne April 12, 2013 at 12:07 pm

I.love.your.dress.
I’ll have to copy it :-)

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elisha April 12, 2013 at 12:22 pm

Have palns to buy this pattern too… once they’re .99 at JoAnn!

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Lori April 12, 2013 at 1:38 pm

That dress looks AMAZING on you!!! I adore it! And the color is awesome too! Now I think I have to make one of those for myself! :-)

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Dawn April 12, 2013 at 7:44 pm

I love the new pattern, I was at Joanns this week and saw it on there shelf. May have to go back for it.

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Deb April 13, 2013 at 12:07 am

I am of a similar shape as you and never would have thought to try a dress like this- it looks great! Maybe I will try one after all. :)

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Viola April 16, 2013 at 11:53 pm

Nice color choice! 60′s shifts are the best when you want to whip up a quick dress. In fact, I am working on this exact pattern right now! I chose a print and will be posting my version soon :p

–Viola

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EmSewCrazy April 23, 2013 at 11:28 pm

You look so stinkin’ cute in this! What a superb job! The insides are finished so nicely too!

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