Added Apr 18, 2013
With just a little adjustment (made it larger especially at waistline) I turned the vintage Simplicity pattern 5557 into a maternity dress.
The original dress has back zipper and high round neckline but I dropped them both (there is no reason to have a back zipper as you can put on the dress just fine without one, especially if you use stretch knit as recommended).
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This timeless style ties at the back and looks stunning at formal events
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Daydream about fall sewing with boho layers, oversized jackets, and a leopard pencil skirt.
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