Thursday, July 23, 2009






BUTTERICK 4978 IN REVIEW








Lately, I realized that I needed some more dresses for church so this is my first one. Sorry for the blurry pics...my 6 yo daughter is the photographer.


Pattern Description: Semi-fitted, flared, lined dress, below mid-knee or above ankle has bodice with neck binding, front opening slit and slightly cut-a-way armholes, midriff, bias skirt and back zipper. B: tie ends


Pattern Sizing: 16-22


Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?<>

Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes


What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? I thought it was cute...dressy enough for church, but I could also wear it out for a dinner date.


Fabric Used: A printed poly from Hancocks


Pattern Alterations or any design changes you made: I did an FBA and rotated the dart up into the neckline gathers. I also lengthened the bodice by 2 inches and added 4 inches to the lower front and back. I also used an invisible zipper.


Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? I may sew it again ...I never throw patterns away so I will add this one to the 175 patterns that I have cut out and saved!!!


Conclusion: Nice, easy dress...









3 comments:

  1. Very pretty dress and your 6 year old photographer did good.

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