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Posted on:1/1/07 3:16 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 25 people   
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AnneM said... (1/9/07 8:06 AM) Reply
Pretty dress, congrats on your outfit & new size. So, does this actually have an "inner spandex core"? And is that basically a stretch lining?
tlmck3 said... (1/3/07 5:10 PM) Reply
Va Va Va VOOM!!! You look FABULOUS Squirrely....maybe you should change your name to "Minxy-poo." That is a terrific new dress for your terrific new bod! You are an inspiration...Thanks.
Puddin Pop said... (1/3/07 11:26 AM) Reply
You look great in your new dress. Nice touch with the gloves. Forty six pounds, I'll bet that was tough. I admire you.
Laurie Lou said... (1/2/07 4:28 PM) Reply
I loved your review...your frankness and unbiased opinion hit home as I get frustrated with the jumping around on the instructions. Your dress is sensational and the guys will go va va va voom when you enter the room! I like the summer dress idea. I'll be watching for a new review when you do it. Great review!
Ciclista said... (1/2/07 10:47 AM) Reply
Absolutely fabulous dress!! You look wonderful it in. Thanks for the great review - knowing what you went through will prepare me for the frustrations I know I too will experience.
Skymom said... (1/2/07 10:19 AM) Reply
Woohoo! You look marvelous. Demi Moore, eat your heart out!
Mary Stiefer said... (1/2/07 9:48 AM) Reply
You certainly look va-va-voom is this. Great job.
Marji said... (1/2/07 9:22 AM) Reply
Great dress! Congrats too on reaching your weight loss goal. Nice Christmas gift to yourself.
Danvillegirl said... (1/2/07 6:33 AM) Reply
Great job on this dress, looks great on you Congrat on weight loss.
squirrellypoo said... (1/2/07 4:31 AM) Reply
Aww, thanks so much for the compliments (both on the dress and me)! I didn't want it to look like advertising, but since people have asked, I used sparkpeople.com to lose all that weight. It's a free healthy eating and exercise tracking site and I can't recommend it highly enough.
Cheryl Reeves said... (1/2/07 0:19 AM) Reply
You did an excellent job. The dress is beautiful.
Stacy Sews said... (1/1/07 11:30 PM) Reply
I know I told you this already, but I have to say it again - you look fantastic! I love this dress and the fabric works great with it!
nancy2001 said... (1/1/07 11:21 PM) Reply
Gorgeous dress. And congratulations on reaching your goal.
Schnauzer said... (1/1/07 9:08 PM) Reply
Congratulations on reaching your goal weight! You and the dress look fantastic together!
MissCelie said... (1/1/07 9:07 PM) Reply
This is fantastic. Great great job. And good job on the weight loss!
purpleseamstress said... (1/1/07 8:40 PM) Reply
You definitely look VA VA VOOM and congrats on the weight loss. I'm working on mine so your success is encouraging!
Vonnevo said... (1/1/07 7:09 PM) Reply
Fabulous dress !!! Congratulations on reaching your goal size. Looking forward to seeing more of your lovely garments :)
AnneMarie60 said... (1/1/07 7:07 PM) Reply
Wonderful job on your dress. Even before I read your engrossing review, I noticed the excellent job you did matching the plaid. Excellent tip about re-working and re-copying the instructions, too.
CarolynGM said... (1/1/07 6:54 PM) Reply
Fabulous dress for celebrating and showing off your new figure.
Tany said... (1/1/07 6:20 PM) Reply
The dress looks great on you!! Good job!
Erica B. said... (1/1/07 6:08 PM) Reply
I love your dress, fabulous job! Congrats on the weight loss!
Lhan said... (1/1/07 6:02 PM) Reply
A fantastic effort! The dress looks fabulous, you look fabulous, and I wondered if anyone would actually ever make this pattern. I like the flirty skirt bottom version of the pattern as well (View C). A great review, thanks.
Melody said... (1/1/07 5:56 PM) Reply
WOW! I'm totally jealous, both of the fabulous dress and the weight loss. Congratulations. You go girl!
Mary Gillette said... (1/1/07 5:31 PM) Reply
You look great in your new dress! Congrats on the weight loss too.
Sharon M said... (1/1/07 4:53 PM) Reply
This looks so good on you. I just returned from looking at the additonal photos on your website. FANTASTIC looking dress. And
meli88a said... (1/1/07 4:53 PM) Reply
lovely, lovely, lovely - this dress is hot, and so are you when you're wearing it! i think you deserve to create an occasion for this dress and reaching your weight loss goals!
Heatherrique said... (1/1/07 4:47 PM) Reply
Wowee! The dress looks great on you! Nice job! Congratrulations on your new figure. Please let me know how you did it!!!!! Modeling career ahead of you?
 
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