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Wintery Dress

Added Apr 23, 2011

by bennomusik

San Francisco, C...






I’m a little out of season with this dress, but I did wear it a few times before spring came, and really it’s still chilly enough in New England to wear. Dress from Simplicity 2444, made of thick, brown-checked cotton flannel. The pattern has diagonal darts that unfortunately do not show up well in this fabric, but give it a nice fit. It’s very soft and warm for the winter and the weight of the flannel actually makes the full skirt hang nicely. I’m already looking forward to pulling it out come autumn!

Material Notes

Cotton flannel




Garment Type

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    Apr 23, 2011, 10.15 PMby love2learn

    Yes your reply is a great help/ thanks again

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    Apr 23, 2011, 08.22 PMby love2learn

    Can you add the measurement’s and a pattern? I love your work, It will be a great dress for me, and thank you for sharing. :)

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      Apr 23, 2011, 10.03 PMby bennomusik

      The pattern is from Simplicity 2444 (http://www.simplicity.com/p-4463-misses-dresses.aspx). The best I can do is upload a line drawing since it’s not my pattern, but it’s a pretty basic dress, and I imagine it wouldn’t be too hard to divide and rotate regular waistline or french darts. The skirt is just a rectangle with a box pleat in the middle and knife pleats surrounding. Hope this helps :)

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    Apr 23, 2011, 07.09 PMby mojo elgin

    Love it! I’d be looking forward to fall, too. Looks cozy…

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    Apr 23, 2011, 05.50 PMby ecila

    Really nice! I like it!

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    Apr 23, 2011, 05.02 PMby Priscilla Folley

    I like it a lot!!! Super cute!!!

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