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The Mission Maxi
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chelsy21

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Date: 2/29/12 6:02 PM

I have read the reviews of this dress, but I didn't find the answer to my question. Did anyone have to make a FBA? Do you usually have to? It looks a little Pear shaped in the pattern photo. Any help is appreciated
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Date: 2/29/12 6:10 PM

I didn't do an FBA and I wear a 32G.

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Date: 2/29/12 6:16 PM

This is the second time I've seen this dress mentioned today! Does anyone have a link to it?

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Date: 2/29/12 6:20 PM

If you put "Mission" in the search box at the upper left of your page, you'll bring up quite a few nice reviews.

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Date: 2/29/12 7:03 PM

Oh, great! This is very helpful. Thanks
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Date: 3/1/12 9:23 AM

Can I piggy back here? I have this pattern in my queue and probably going to cut it out next week. I think I remember that racehorse added length to yours. Where did you adjust the pattern. I don't see an adjustment line on the pattern so I'm wondering if anyone can recommend a good place to do it. I'm going to sew the pattern as-is my first time around. I have some fabric I found on clearance for $2/yd so I'm considering it a muslin.
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Date: 3/1/12 9:30 AM

I think I lengthened at just above the knee, which is what I do when I don't see a lengthening line. I think this keeps the skirt from flaring too much.

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Date: 3/1/12 9:34 AM

Anyone found a a similar pattern that fits the budget?
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Date: 3/1/12 9:34 AM

oops, doubled....
-- Edited on 3/1/12 9:35 AM --
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Date: 3/1/12 9:46 AM

Thanks racehorse
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