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Posted on:5/1/10 4:43 PM
Last Updated:6/4/10 4:33 AM
Pattern Size:Petite 

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 7 people   
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AimeeMarie said... (9/20/10 0:13 AM) Reply
Question...I made this dress and love it except the sleeves poke out instead of down as they do in your photo. I made it with cotton which might be too stiff, but I wouldn't think so...does the shoulder dart extend past the end of your shoulder, maybe that's what is making the sleeves drop for you. Any suggestions?
AuntieShel said... (7/2/10 9:52 AM) Reply
Just saw this review and wanted to thank you so much for reviewing it--it looks great on the Decades web site, but a drawing is never indicative. You look absolutely fabulous in your dress, a much truer representation. Beautiful job!!
MNBarb said... (6/5/10 7:34 AM) Reply
Wow! so glad you included the photos of you wearing the dress as the body-double doesn't do it justice. It looks really fantastic on you. As a closer-to-beginning sewist I can't believe you added the piping! Piping scares me but really added a nice touch of detail to this dress. Linen was a great fabric choice. Just beautiful.
pammieh said... (6/5/10 3:05 AM) Reply
Adorable dress and might I mention - very cute shoes!!
carnelian said... (6/4/10 8:51 PM) Reply
Thank you for sharing your womanly insights, technical knowledge, and personal style. It's a joy to see this appealing design in action.
Andreahg said... (6/4/10 8:44 AM) Reply
It looks so much better on you!! What a fantastic dress!
Paris75008 said... (6/4/10 7:46 AM) Reply
And its absolutely gorgeous worn. It really suits you.
FreyaStark said... (6/4/10 6:19 AM) Reply
A lovely dress indeed. Well done.
wendalia said... (5/9/10 11:45 AM) Reply
Would have loved to seen it on a live person, I don't think you can tell if it is or isn't flatering.
moushka said... (5/2/10 5:05 PM) Reply
So pretty, please show a photo of you wearing it. The piping is a great touch. Thirties styles are so feminine, definitely one of the best decades.
whirrclunk said... (5/2/10 3:46 PM) Reply
Lovely! Good to know it is flattering too, I'm always a bit concerned with one-piece dartless skirt fronts. Great design and colour,
Jea1978 said... (5/1/10 9:00 PM) Reply
This dress is awesome! Nice work.
Time4me said... (5/1/10 8:46 PM) Reply
GASP, really, GASP, I just LOVE this dress. I'll bet you it looks ABSOLUTELY stunning on a body. Great colour too.
Paris75008 said... (5/1/10 6:01 PM) Reply
Very interesting. I have this pattern but haven't tried to make it yet. I love the way yours turned out and adding the piping is a lovely touch. Congratulations on a lovely dress
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