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Simplicity 2588 Trial Blue

Added Oct 17, 2013

by shayrays

Edmonton , Canada

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Description

This is my review of the Simplicity 2588 Project Runway dress with thin yoke, straight skirt, pleated sleeves and pockets.
I made the yellow version on the left, minus the raglan sleeve option. This is a muslin version of the dress, which I plan to remake in a coral lace fabric with contrasting lining. The only major adjustment I made was to lengthen the skirt by about 4 or 5 inches. I also chose to do a blind hem rather than follow the instructions included with the pattern. Overall, the pattern was easy to use, and fit well. The instructions for the yoke facings got a little confusing, there must be a better way to attach the yoke to the bodice besides top stitching it on. I attempted another way which in the end worked, however, the seams are fairly mickey-moused together. Originally I was going to add the same-fabric belt, but I found I like the look of another contrasting belt better.

Material Notes

Plain Blue Cotton from the Bargain Center at Fabricland;
Fusible Interfacing (from stash);
12" Blue Zipper

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Mod, Vintage
Material
Cotton

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    Nov 17, 2013, 07.10 PMby slitherydee

    Wow, lovely silhouette.

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    Oct 18, 2013, 02.41 AMby bethmaryharley

    This muslin looks perfect! Beautiful fit and shape!

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    Oct 17, 2013, 08.52 AMby Carien Dolittle

    The fit is excellent!

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      Oct 18, 2013, 05.05 AMby shayrays

      Thanks! Very little alteration needed actually

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    Oct 17, 2013, 07.40 AMby ladyshape

    Lovely shape, I actually thought it was from a vintage pattern.

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      Oct 18, 2013, 05.04 AMby shayrays

      Partly why I chose this pattern in the first place, it’s got a cool 60s type shape that I love!

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