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Sailor Bachelorette Party Dress

Added May 6, 2014

by sixteenstitches

Qld, Australia






I recently went to a friends Bachelorette/Hens party where the theme was to dress up sailor themed. I decided to make Butterick 5474 dress with a few modifications to get that Sailor design. The main modifications were extending the collar so that it was square at the back instead of curved. Also, I added full length sleeves.


Material Notes

100% Cotton top & a Linen skirt




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type
Other, Casual
Cotton, Linen

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    May 10, 2014, 02.10 AMby nrobson

    It looks terrific and retro :p

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    May 9, 2014, 05.47 PMby LEAs-Heart-ART

    YAY :) WHAT a dress for a bachelorette party :)

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    May 9, 2014, 04.14 AMby izbott

    It’s a great dress! Fits well. You did awesome.

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    May 7, 2014, 08.55 PMby Leonika

    I love your dress! This looks so pretty!!!

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    May 7, 2014, 08.43 PMby SHencleeday

    omg looks great! want one of that kind!

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    May 7, 2014, 04.58 PMby maggieg5

    Really nice dress, you must be please with the result

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    May 6, 2014, 05.07 PMby kelerabeus

    What a pretty dress, I love all of the details! And the fit is amazing, super flattering.

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      May 6, 2014, 10.55 PMby sixteenstitches

      Thank you so much kelerabeus! It turned out to be the perfect pattern for the sailor dress :)

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    May 6, 2014, 03.57 PMby IDia

    Great dress and conbinations of color as well!

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    May 6, 2014, 12.45 PMby cchristie

    wow, such a fabulous fit, and all that detail. It really is a sweet dress

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      May 6, 2014, 10.54 PMby sixteenstitches

      Thank you so much Christie! I had lots of Pinterest inspiration to keep me going hehe.

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    May 6, 2014, 11.10 AMby Mary Athey

    Gorgeous dress and what fabulous photos. I love this dress on you, it/s sassy and just lovely at the same. Your night out looked like a lot of fun and you all looked wonderful x

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      May 6, 2014, 11.12 AMby sixteenstitches

      Thank you Mary that’s so lovely of you to say!! The night was definitely one to remember, very entertaining all dressed up and out on the town hehe.

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