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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 4070 (Prom Dress)

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Posted on:4/8/08 10:11 AM
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pinkli said... (4/11/08 12:46 PM) Reply
That's a lovely dress: fantastic colour. What lucky daughters you have. And I totally agree about sewing as therapy! Happy sewing
jhansby said... (4/9/08 8:31 PM) Reply
She looks lovely! (and so does the dress)
LindsayT said... (4/9/08 12:24 PM) Reply
Cute dress, cute daughter! Hope she's being extra nice to you for making this.
RobinMCPA said... (4/9/08 9:38 AM) Reply
The dress looks beautiful and so does your daughter!! How lucky she is to have a mom who can make such a great dress in 2 days!!
anetJay said... (4/9/08 5:04 AM) Reply
how charming your DD looks in her beautiful dress !! you must be very proud !!! :)
Dei said... (4/8/08 10:30 PM) Reply
Your DD looks so happy and she has a great mom to sew up something so sweet in just 2 days. Major mom points for that. I'm glad someone else noticed the sizing issue with Simplicity.
carolynw said... (4/8/08 10:28 PM) Reply
How absolutely beautiful your daughter looks in this dress - you did a wonderful job
Mary Stiefer said... (4/8/08 8:00 PM) Reply
Beautiful done for a beautiful girl.
Meggie LuLu said... (4/8/08 6:11 PM) Reply
That is SOOOO PRETTY!!!!! I can't believe that only took you 2 days!!!!! WOW!!!
ConnieBJ said... (4/8/08 4:38 PM) Reply
Lovely dress on a lovely young lady. I hope she enjoyed her prom!
lcavagnolo said... (4/8/08 3:39 PM) Reply
nellc said... (4/8/08 1:45 PM) Reply
Very pretty dress, the colour is lovely.
moxie3601 said... (4/8/08 1:19 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress and incredible work on your part, especially given the limited time you had!
lilyofthevalley said... (4/8/08 11:48 AM) Reply
Very lovely dress in a beautiful peau de soil fabric. Your DD *does* look very, very pretty in it and it suits her frame perfectly. Lovely, Lily
Linda Mae said... (4/8/08 11:42 AM) Reply
Beautiful girl and dress! She looks fantastic! I've been seeing the "balloon" hem feature lately as I look through the pattern books. I had a dress in the 5th grade with that type of hem in the 58-59 school year and am surprised to see this back in fashion. I don't think I've seen it before this year in the books. Liked it then and now as it gives a whole different look to a dress. You did a great job on the dress even with the few problems you described.
AuntieShel said... (4/8/08 10:27 AM) Reply
Your daughter looks absolutely adorable in her prom dress. Fabulous job--and in only 2 days.
SewingSusan said... (4/8/08 10:15 AM) Reply
oh, forgot to mention, we ended up shortening the skirt by at least three inches. unfortunately, this was done after attaching it to the bodice which meant taking it all apart again. determine length before attaching (something the pattern stated clearly) turns out to be good advice : ) .
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