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Posted on:10/31/11 9:51 PM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 18 people   
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gabc said... (12/7/11 5:50 AM) Reply
Fantastic - looks so good on you!
Sassy T said... (12/4/11 9:20 AM) Reply
One of the patterns in my wish list. You look fabulous in it.
renelope said... (11/9/11 12:40 PM) Reply
This looks great! I tried the dress with the wrong fabric and had to toss. It turns out really nice with the right fabric. Thanks for the review.
Mahogany Stylist said... (11/8/11 3:52 PM) Reply
Great job on the dress. This one is on my list too.
Jane S said... (11/1/11 7:39 PM) Reply
Your dress looks wonderful on you. I too was wondering about this dress but I thik your lightweight fabric choice really works perfectly with this pattern. Love the neckline wrap as well. OK, this is on my holiday list.
ArtAttack said... (11/1/11 4:53 PM) Reply
Congrats on making this pattern work for you and work fabulously! It's beautiful. I made 2 wadders with it before using the pattern tissue as filler for FBA's! Your's is lovely...
ClioBklyn said... (11/1/11 3:27 PM) Reply
Nothing is muslin-ish about your dress! It looks beautiful on you.
kittykate said... (11/1/11 2:49 PM) Reply
Great review. Good point about the narrow sleeves which I have run into before with Vogue.
Leora said... (11/1/11 1:01 PM) Reply
Definitely a success! Can't wait to see the next one you make.
Margaret said... (11/1/11 11:58 AM) Reply
I wonder if their sample had a different amount of lengthwise stretch in the knit. That could be why you didn't have to make the same amount of length alteration as usual. Anyway, this dress looks wonderful on you and definitely worth making again!
SewWil said... (11/1/11 11:07 AM) Reply
Love your dress! Great job.
Heatherrique said... (11/1/11 10:59 AM) Reply
Fabulous looking dress on you!
mesewlot said... (11/1/11 10:43 AM) Reply
Thanks so much for your review, I was on the limb about making this pattern after reading other reviews. I bought the fabric and the pattern ready to go, but I paused. I decided to take a chance and cut the fabric out and make my markings. So, I'm encouraged...I am gonna start sewing tonight. Thanks! BTW, your dress is beautiful, color and all! You did a wonderful job!
jenleeC said... (11/1/11 4:51 AM) Reply
Great looking dress. Nice to see this pattern working as it has had some mixed reviews. Yours looks lovely!
Terri A said... (11/1/11 2:46 AM) Reply
Very fabulous! Makes me want to try this pattern!
lamstu said... (11/1/11 0:47 AM) Reply
Great dress and useful review too!
velosewer said... (11/1/11 0:47 AM) Reply
You've done a lovely job on this dress. Pleats do take work but they are a great detail to work through.
jannw said... (10/31/11 10:21 PM) Reply
Beautiful..and a great fit. Those ARE narrow sleeves, but I really like the shoulder. You did a great job!
Sue Parrott said... (10/31/11 10:06 PM) Reply
I really like this dress and it looks great on you!
lmg said... (10/31/11 10:05 PM) Reply
Wow..looks fabulous. I am glad the really stretchy fabric worked for those narrow sleeves.
 
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