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Posted on:7/30/13 9:50 AM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 20 people   
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ceejayem said... (9/29/13 9:10 PM) Reply
Fantastic review, really value your comments. I have this pattern within the stash but was a little apathetic prior to reading your review. I agree with others who have commented this dress needs to be close fitting to optimise the design. BYW second your thoughts on networking!
trinicity said... (8/1/13 6:46 AM) Reply
I like the plaid with the black, this is very pretty
highroad said... (8/1/13 0:09 AM) Reply
Kudos for your extensive and very helpful review. I'm thinking I want to get this pattern now.
ryan's mom said... (7/31/13 10:32 AM) Reply
Wow! What a super dress!!
mochimo said... (7/31/13 8:14 AM) Reply
So beautiful! I am considering trying this pattern now.
waltzqueen said... (7/31/13 6:09 AM) Reply
LOVE this dress! Another fab outfit !!! You are my sewing idol!!!
Danvillegirl said... (7/31/13 5:32 AM) Reply
All those adjustments you made definitely paid off. I need to sew up this pattern that is sitting in my stash. Your review as always was most helpful.
Sweetiebop said... (7/31/13 1:57 AM) Reply
Love it. Thanks for this review.
WinkyBlinky said... (7/31/13 1:41 AM) Reply
Super cute, inspiring, & congrats on review three-oh-oh! Wow!
mm said... (7/30/13 5:56 PM) Reply
Looks great. I am trying to picture it on a bike.
mnitts said... (7/30/13 5:53 PM) Reply
Great rendition! Perfect smart work dress and super flattering.
Sew Whatever said... (7/30/13 5:44 PM) Reply
Yes, I agree with the others. This is very flattering on you. and hey, I imagine you don't stand still very often anyway! and if you did, they sure wouldn't be looking at fabric 'bumps' or not!
ArtAttack said... (7/30/13 5:19 PM) Reply
I hadn't paid much attention to this pattern before your review. I really like the houndstooth idea for the contrast. Great job!
Erin Sooit said... (7/30/13 4:19 PM) Reply
I too have this dress in the "make this!!!" line so I do appreciate your review. You look wonderful! And thanks for the tutorial on how to do a sleeveless bodice, that's great. Best of all, is the pic of the "head sitting on shoulders". Who comes up with that kind of look anyway?!
petro said... (7/30/13 1:21 PM) Reply
Terrific dress, very elegant!
carolynw said... (7/30/13 1:00 PM) Reply
Awesome dress and as usual your perfect work shows!
TJSEWS said... (7/30/13 12:18 PM) Reply
I love your dress - very pretty and businesslike. And thanks for the thorough review!
Deepika said... (7/30/13 12:12 PM) Reply
I first put this pattern on my sewing table, even bought fabric for it, when the first review showed up. I dont know why I never made it. However your review is the kind of push I needed to sew my version. As always a super helpful review full of helpful tips and fitting advice. I am bookmarking it for when I sew mine. Thanks so much! BTW I absolutely hate networking events too. LOVE the fabric you picked for your dress. You look lovely!
SewWil said... (7/30/13 12:12 PM) Reply
Wow! Awesome dress. Love your fabric choice. This looks GREAT on you!
Mufffet said... (7/30/13 12:04 PM) Reply
GREAT!! Love this - it really flatters you and is so elegant!
KensingtonCrab said... (7/30/13 10:45 AM) Reply
Very flattering and love the houndstooth touch!
marec said... (7/30/13 10:25 AM) Reply
What a great dress! It looks marvelous, and I love the houndstooth, which adds a businesslike touch. I was sent this pattern as part of a Craftsy class-hmmm, dinner out dress?
Jrhee said... (7/30/13 10:25 AM) Reply
Awesome rendition!
crazygrad said... (7/30/13 10:25 AM) Reply
Gorgeous dress! I totally overlooked this one with that silly pose. Did they run out of windows for her to bum scratch upon/within? Love your version so much more than Vogue's!
renren said... (7/30/13 10:15 AM) Reply
Nice girl nicegirl has made another nice dress. Very, very nice! This pattern is going on 'the list.'
redside said... (7/30/13 10:07 AM) Reply
Wow, you look fantastic! Send out that photo and the networking invitations will stream in.
 
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