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Posted on:4/21/07 2:38 PM
Last Updated:4/21/07 3:02 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 21 people   
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AnneM said... (5/1/07 5:27 AM) Reply
Very nice dress. Love that view. Great idea on the bias strip hem facing. Not positive I get what you did w/ the lining around the neck; did you sew it to the facing? Or leave it unattached? I had wanted to pick up this pattern, but they didn't have it when I went to the store. I should try again.
cmarie12 said... (4/22/07 12:57 PM) Reply
Nancy - great review. I love the fabric you chose for this pattern makes the dress very flattering.
Mufffet said... (4/22/07 11:48 AM) Reply
Retro look to this dress! Lovely fabric and fit - it looks great on you! Thanks for a great review.
Rhoda K said... (4/22/07 10:33 AM) Reply
Ditto all the above! Great looking dress.
LorelleD said... (4/22/07 6:31 AM) Reply
Lovely dress, beautiful fabric. The style suits you.
Kelly D. said... (4/21/07 11:49 PM) Reply
Inspiring! Must make (and wear) more dresses! Thanks for all the in-progress photos and the different views of the dress. Really adds to the review.
EveS said... (4/21/07 10:27 PM) Reply
Oh great, another pattern I didn't know I needed to have! :) But seriously, I love everything about this dress, but esp. the belt! Awesome work!!!
sewbehind said... (4/21/07 8:43 PM) Reply
That is a nice, simple elegant dress. Well done.
hongkongshopper said... (4/21/07 7:30 PM) Reply
The belt detail is very cute - must copy that one!
Vonnevo said... (4/21/07 7:23 PM) Reply
Lovely dress Nancy ! Love the belt detail too.
bunnyhead5000 said... (4/21/07 7:04 PM) Reply
Oh my gosh that dress is amazing! You look great in it!
Kay Y said... (4/21/07 6:56 PM) Reply
Pretty fabric, and I love the belt detail. You got a great fit with this dress.
Sigrid. said... (4/21/07 5:53 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress, never would have given the pattern a second look without this review. Thanks for all the tips.
Jennifer shaw said... (4/21/07 5:36 PM) Reply
Wow, you dress turned out wonderfully. Thanks for all of the helpful tips!
CarolynGM said... (4/21/07 5:09 PM) Reply
Lovely, classic style. You'll be making this again and again.
carolynw said... (4/21/07 4:44 PM) Reply
That's beautiful - the fabric is very eye catching and you look wonderful in the dress!
Annette1 said... (4/21/07 4:43 PM) Reply
What a great review, with all of you tips and pictures. And your dress is just perfect on you! Can't wait to see the navy polka dot one. :o)
Heatherrique said... (4/21/07 3:20 PM) Reply
Nancy, you absolutely look darling in your new dress! Yours is so much prettier than the one on the pattern envelope! I am so glad you reviewed this because I have this pattern and have not had a chance to make it. Thanks for the helpful details!
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