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Wendy dress

Added Apr 20, 2008

by christine-1

Stuttgart, Germany






I made the dress in a size 10 but ended up taking the side seams in quite a bit since it looked way too baggy. The pointy corners of the yoke were quite tricky and I’m not so happy about the way they turned out, but you only see it from very close.

Material Notes

dark plum poplin, screen printed cotton (for the yoke)





Simplicity pattern 3964 (Built by Wendy)

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    Nov 17, 2009, 11.09 PMby petitmoutonbleu

    absolutely beautiful!! It looks great on you. Love the colours

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    May 22, 2008, 08.14 AMby stephaniemorgan


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    May 1, 2008, 05.29 PMby Angela Ashley Chiew

    Oooh lala. This looks awesome.

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    Apr 28, 2008, 02.40 AMby lybu

    I like your dress, it is simple and cute in the same time. Great done

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    Apr 24, 2008, 01.17 AMby elishafaerie

    That is very cute! I like the colours being slightly muted, makes it okay for work environments :)

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    Apr 23, 2008, 11.50 PMby maryy

    Thank you for your comment!

    This is absolutely gorgeous! My favourite color C-:

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    Apr 21, 2008, 07.45 AMby mirela


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    Apr 21, 2008, 05.42 AMby zozowahine

    Well done! This is totally the nicest version I’ve seen of this pattern. You have inspired me to buy this pattern, I already have three other Built by Wendy patterns. They seem to need a bit of adaption, as you have here, but they are great bases. Love your colour/fabric combo.

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    Apr 20, 2008, 08.57 PMby littleladyluxe

    This is gorgeous!!! I had to make this pattern three times before i was happy with the yoke (and I ended up leaving out the facing). I love this!

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    Apr 20, 2008, 08.16 PMby calicocouture

    Nice job on the pointed yoke. I made a dress with that pattern a little over a year ago. I found the yoke to be a A PAIN IN THE NECK. lol

    I like how you broke it up with different fabrics and took it in to make it slimmer.

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    Apr 20, 2008, 06.51 PMby amarie

    I love the Built By Wendy Patterns. You did a great job with the triangular yoke. I made one like yours with the contrasting but I will not dare post because seriously on ME it looks like a bad superhero outfit.

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    Apr 20, 2008, 02.32 PMby emilykate

    This is gorgeous, you look great in it, it fits beautifully. I have often looked at this pattern but realised it would not be suitable for my figure- you lucky thing! :o)

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    Apr 20, 2008, 12.37 PMby enero

    Super cute!

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    Apr 20, 2008, 12.26 PMby zeeta

    I love this!! It looks great!

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    Apr 20, 2008, 10.17 AMby nikkiclare68

    This looks super.I love the front panel.Nice job.

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    Apr 20, 2008, 08.40 AMby dianacirne

    This dress is beautiful! The detail at the front, in a diferente fabric, is great! I like it, and it fit you so well!

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    Apr 20, 2008, 08.37 AMby justelaite

    what a cute dress!

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    Apr 20, 2008, 08.37 AMby sukino

    Wow! It is the cutest version I’ve ever seen made from this pattern. You look terrific in the dress. Great job!

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    Apr 20, 2008, 08.32 AMby monday

    Wow, nice dress. I really like the combination printed cotton and the poplin. Certainly a pattern to remember.

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