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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 5845 (Lined Dress and belt)

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Reviewed by:Erica B.

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Posted on:8/21/09 1:54 AM
Last Updated:8/21/09 2:46 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 7 people    Very Helpful by 9 people   
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Sweetsong said... (10/8/09 6:08 PM) Reply
The dress looks great! Not just "another sheath dress." (I swear you look younger every year.)
mylittleelephant said... (8/22/09 8:25 AM) Reply
Wow, such a glamour!
Michele19 said... (8/22/09 6:10 AM) Reply
You are a knockout coming and Going in this dress...
CynthiaSue said... (8/22/09 0:30 AM) Reply
all the getting up in the morning and heading to the gym has paid off. look at that bootie! In a more serious note, i'm jealous you pull off this leopard? print in high Micheal Kors style. Mine would just look like some dress from Target.
SpinningJenny said... (8/21/09 8:35 PM) Reply
Sensational dress, sensational styling!
puddypaws said... (8/21/09 4:27 PM) Reply
What more can I say that the others haven't. WOW!
Nancy K said... (8/21/09 3:45 PM) Reply
A very hot dress!
Mahogany Stylist said... (8/21/09 3:26 PM) Reply
You're a knock out in the dress!
Erica B. said... (8/21/09 1:45 PM) Reply
Thanks ladies! Question about the bra: Sorry I didn't mention this in the review, but I had to wear a backless bra. I could have probably gotten away with a strapless, but I didn't want to risk it riding up in the back. I guess if you make it, you'd just have to see what works for you.
sewbehind said... (8/21/09 1:40 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress. You look fabulous in it.
eugenia123 said... (8/21/09 1:40 PM) Reply
Stunning!!!!!! There's going to be a big rush on this pattern now - we all want to look like that.
RLL said... (8/21/09 1:05 PM) Reply
Woooowwww!This is fabulous.
Gold said... (8/21/09 12:50 PM) Reply
Hot Hot Hot!!!
Nancy Anne said... (8/21/09 12:41 PM) Reply
The fabric really makes this dress- great choice! Your dress looks perfect!
Jacqui315 said... (8/21/09 12:29 PM) Reply
Smokin' hot!
janella said... (8/21/09 12:27 PM) Reply
LOVE IT!!! I'm so glad that you posted this review. I saw that pattern and said that I definitely don't need anymore sheath dresses but never noticed the back!!! Good spot... I'm gonna buy this and make it! Super hot! Your work always looks great. Question: can you wear a bra under this dress? Is the back high enough?
cmarie12 said... (8/21/09 12:10 PM) Reply
I love the back view! Great dress!
EleanorSews said... (8/21/09 11:58 AM) Reply
My first thought, "that dress was made for her", but then, it was! On the other hand what I meant was that that dress/ pattern style was meant to be worn by you. KIller.
lizagm said... (8/21/09 10:50 AM) Reply
This dress is AH-MAZING. I love the back cut out and the cut fits you perfectly. Awesome job!
Rosesred said... (8/21/09 10:17 AM) Reply
Love the back of this dress, is it still high enough to wear with a normal bra? Thanks for continuing to post on PR, I always learn something from your reviews.
knitmachinequeen said... (8/21/09 10:02 AM) Reply
You are really rockin' that dress.
no7262 said... (8/21/09 10:00 AM) Reply
You ROCK this dress! IT looks WOnderful on you and you did such a great job of sewing it! Nora :)
RachelEsq said... (8/21/09 9:54 AM) Reply
I just made this dress for the second time, so it's fun to see another version. I love the fabric you chose! The nice thing about this dress is that it can be casual, with cotton fabric, or sassy, as you made yours. Love how you styled it. P.S. - your blog is one of my favorites, I've been following it for some time!
geeklite said... (8/21/09 9:51 AM) Reply
I had the same thought as you - another sheath dress, but WOW! that back makes all the difference.
Dulcita said... (8/21/09 9:37 AM) Reply
Wow!, you look hot in this.
Nan Kay said... (8/21/09 8:06 AM) Reply
The dress looks really nicely made and great on you!
Lori V said... (8/21/09 7:25 AM) Reply
The back is the definite wow factor. Great job.
Byrdie said... (8/21/09 6:40 AM) Reply
This dress looks hot! I never would have thought by looking at the pattern. They really should show of the back view on the front of the envelope.
ldanielle81 said... (8/21/09 2:02 AM) Reply
vexy sexy!
ldanielle81 said... (8/21/09 2:02 AM) Reply
very sexy!
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