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Simplicity 1803

Added Apr 9, 2014

by Mary Williams

Austin, Texas, U...






I love the princess seams on this dress and all of the other little details! The notched neckline is very flattering, the pleated cap sleeves, the notched half sleeves, the ballet back. For the first dress, i followed the pattern instructions and placed the pockets at the front side seams… but for the second dress, I tried placing the pockets on the side seams. It works great either way, but having them in the front side seams makes the dress a little extra special.

Material Notes

I used a waffle weave fabric as well as a regular cotton print. I would even use silk or taffeta or corduroy… This dress works with a lot of fabric types!




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type
Business, Casual, Classic, Evening Wear, Vintage, Romantic
Corduroy, Cotton, Blends, Denim, Eyelet, Flannel, Linen, Polyester, Rayon, Satin, Shirting, Silk, Suiting, Taffeta

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    May 11, 2014, 02.56 PMby Byanka Ayala

    Great dresses, especially the yellow dress.

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    Apr 16, 2014, 01.14 PMby loulourosa

    realy sweet!

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    Apr 10, 2014, 11.22 AMby TartanRibbon

    I’m a ‘waffle’ fan too – georgeous little dress, I think I would be trying to find an excuse to wear this every day, its the kind that brings a smile to your face ;-)

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      Apr 10, 2014, 11.20 PMby Mary Williams

      Thank you so much! I was super happy when spring showed up… been wearing it a lot lately. :)

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    Apr 9, 2014, 07.26 PMby Villemo Oksanen

    Very pretty!

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    Apr 9, 2014, 04.17 PMby kelerabeus

    You are right, there are so many cute details on this pattern! I love both of your dresses, really well done.

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    Apr 9, 2014, 07.14 AMby liliv-1

    They are both very cute!

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    Apr 9, 2014, 05.08 AMby Mary Athey

    I love both fabrics but the waffle one is divine. This style suits you so well. Did i say i love the yellow waffle fabric lol x

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      Apr 10, 2014, 12.19 AMby Mary Williams

      Haha!! :) Yes, the waffle weave fabric is perfect! Thank you so much for your compliments! :)

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