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Posted on:3/27/06 11:06 AM

Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 9 people   
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Annika said...
Wonderful dress! I love that you got the fabric for a 1 a looks great on you. Good tip about the sleeves - I must have gorilla arms as well, then, because I'd have to alter them and their length.
3/27/06 11:41 AM
clare said...
love it! this pattern is a fave of mine too!
3/27/06 11:43 AM
sewcrazy52 said...
Good Job!! You should know that you do not trust men to notice what is in front of their eyes, even if it is there for a week.
3/27/06 11:45 AM
HawkeMorningStar7 said...
Gorgeous dress, turned out so nice. Great first review.
3/27/06 11:45 AM
carolynw said...
What anice first review. Your dress looks gorgeous and with your review in mind I may just get this pattern - don't wear dresses that often but if I can look half as good as you do then I am on the winning side!! Been swayed by you r reference to feeling as easy as wearing a T shirt.Love your fabric
3/27/06 11:53 AM
Cambric Tea said...
You look adorable in your dress. Great job and great review! Welcome! (:
3/27/06 12:06 PM
Cathy Loves Fabric said...
Your dress is just gorgeous and very attractive on you.
3/27/06 12:20 PM
Hilary said...
LOL-That is so like a man, isn't it? :D Your dress is *really* lovely and flattering-and the fabric is gorgeous, what an incredible bargain! Thanks for the review, and happy belated birthday!
3/27/06 12:50 PM
Peggy L said...
Very pretty - it looks great on you.
3/27/06 1:50 PM
PegL said...
Love your dress! You look great in it! Good first review too!
3/27/06 2:05 PM
cindyann said...
Very cute. Love your fabric ( I made one with short sleeves out of almost identical fabric) You have excellent taste. LOL This is one of those dresses that just looks so different on the body than the hanger. Nice that BF noticed that fact. ;)
3/27/06 3:05 PM
Schnauzer said...
What a lovely dress! I hope you had a wonderful birthday too!
3/27/06 11:10 PM
squirrellypoo said...
aww, thanks for all the compliments! I had a great birthday, and my boyfriend redeemed himself by finally gettiing me a dressmaker's dummy, which I've been wanting for months. She's now properly padded out to match, with ace bandages keeping her all together and a pink ribbon to mark my lower waist. So she's looking a bit like a gunshot victim with a pink bow!
3/28/06 5:03 AM
JenniferBee said...
Your dress looks lovely, great fabric. Thank you for the review and especially the detailed sleeve information Congrats on your 1st review.
3/28/06 2:36 PM
AnneM said...
Very pretty dress. Fun that your DBF asked where you bought it.
3/28/06 6:16 PM
KathleenS said...
Just seen this review. It does look great and I like your fabric.
5/13/06 8:32 AM
dreamdesigner said...
Lovely. Men, they're so clueless! Sounds like something my dh would do!
6/9/06 2:34 AM
Dale C said...
Pretty dress. I have that pattern in my stash but haven't yet sewn it. Guess I'll have to soon... everyone else looks great in it.
11/2/06 3:08 AM
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