Amy Butler Simplicity Dress

Added Oct 19, 2008

by erdronen

Cincinnati, Ohio...

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Description

I love how this dress turned out! I was itching to use this fabric, and saw the Lucy Liu dress (last pic) in a magazine and had to make it! The pattern was really easy to follow, but the facing wouldn’t sit right, so I had to play with it a lot for it to work. Otherwise I followed the pattern almost exactly. The neckline isn’t as uneven as it for some reason looks in the pictures :) Oh yeah, and the 2nd-to-last pic is my pretty french seams :)

Material Notes

Amy Butler fabric (in Optic Linen bought from QuiltHome.com), yellow canvas from IKEA, invisible zipper

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Credits

my hubby for taking the pics! (he really hates doing it… especially when he’s busy watching football)

Simplicity 2846

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    Jan 9, 2009, 11.54 AMby fleurdeternite

    Hi, Thanks for the comment on my outfit. I like this dress you made. Well done!:0) Have a great day!

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    Dec 15, 2008, 10.42 PMby Liza Azman

    …and you are very beautiful :)

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    Dec 15, 2008, 10.41 PMby Liza Azman

    Sweet…I wish the pattern sells cheap here…:( but you know… 1USD=MYR 3 ) that will costs me a whole 3 dresses…haha…i need search for girls free pattern for my daughter, she wants one for herself…I wonder where can I find one…free…haha

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    Dec 4, 2008, 12.06 AMby ursula947

    Wow, this is very beautiful !!, the fabric, color,, everything! Good job!

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    Nov 17, 2008, 04.10 AMby bola

    Cool dress! very now!!

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    Oct 24, 2008, 04.39 PMby atrick

    Beautiful! You chose the perfect fabric. I wish it wasn’t too cold now to wear this or it would be my next project for sure!!

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    Oct 21, 2008, 08.11 PMby erdronen

    Thank you all for the nice comments!

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    Oct 21, 2008, 08.04 PMby mmmrphs

    Gorgeous Dress! I so want one like this for summer. So many dresses, so little time! I give my bloke a hard time too – as we don’t have a digital camera- I get him to take photographs with the computer’s photobooth – very awkward!

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    Oct 21, 2008, 09.28 AMby thewestover

    My friend and I JUST bought that pattern! :) :)

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    Oct 20, 2008, 11.37 AMby cathysews

    Really stylish and great material, I love Amy Butler prints.

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    Oct 20, 2008, 09.32 AMby fabricaddict

    What a lovely dress! and the fabric and contrasting belt look great. I can so relate to the husband who is not keen on taking photos ha ha!

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    Oct 20, 2008, 04.04 AMby pinksunflower

    Very sweet!

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    Oct 19, 2008, 09.24 PMby sew4my3

    Perfect fit and it really is beautiful on you! I thank your husband for the pictures so you could share them with us.

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    Oct 19, 2008, 04.51 PMby reneebeth

    It’s great, i really love your belt addition and how you tied it, very pretty.

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    Oct 19, 2008, 04.28 PMby the-gilded-bee

    really cute!!

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    Oct 19, 2008, 03.36 PMby catmagalhaes

    The dress is gorgeous! It fits you perfectly!

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    Oct 19, 2008, 02.51 PMby polychromatin

    Really cool :) Girls, you have to be a little more dispositive ;) My boyfriend doesn’t really have a choice … ;)

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    Oct 19, 2008, 02.03 PMby erdronen

    haha fun isn’t it! at least we have someone to take them for us though :)

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    Oct 19, 2008, 01.46 PMby mjb14

    Gorgeous dress. It looks great on you. My hubby does his fair share of complaining to take my pics too!!!!

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