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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 5582 (Rennaissance Maidens)

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Reviewed by:kreleia

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Posted on:4/21/04 2:44 AM
Last Updated:6/2/12 8:24 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 11 people   
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Celticstitcher said... (6/3/12 3:32 PM) Reply
great review, I'm looking for a serving wench pattern and this looks perfect, thenk you for the info re grommets and boning, I'm large up top so bodice will have a bit of work to do lol x
21wale said... (6/3/12 9:49 AM) Reply
Very pretty!
kreleia said... (6/2/12 8:44 PM) Reply
Edited the review for a couple of things - fixed my photo link (old link was long gone, so linked it to my online photo album); second, fixed the paragraph spacing so you can actually *read* the review. :D It's been a long time since I made this, but I still wear it! Lots of fun, and I still get lots of comments. Thanks again, everyone, for your great comments here!
cephalogal said... (4/12/08 8:48 PM) Reply
This was a great review and I will take your recommendations into account when i begin my version!
Erica B. said... (10/21/06 1:52 PM) Reply
great looking costume!
candyo said... (10/21/06 9:54 AM) Reply
Glad you're back! I'm working on this costume right now, and find your review very helpful.
new2swng said... (5/25/04 11:41 AM) Reply
I just purchased this pattern myself for a Ren faire costume and I'm hoping it turns out as beautiful as yours has..I'm VERY new to sewing and hoping if possible you could walk me through it if needed.
rosewood39 said... (5/2/04 8:07 PM) Reply
Your costume looks great, I love these renaissance faire outfits.
kreleia said... (4/27/04 2:03 PM) Reply
Wow!! Thank you for all the great comments! I hope to be adding more pattern reviews soon, and this was my "trial" review. What a great welcome! Thank you!
AnneM said... (4/22/04 6:30 PM) Reply
Very fun. I have heard before that spring-steel boning is the way to go.
2muchfabric said... (4/22/04 6:51 AM) Reply
What a lovely costume! Thank you for the helpful suggestions for modification...Great review.
SewTabby said... (4/21/04 12:51 PM) Reply
Really nice! Definitely a good summer choice. Garb gets HOT in the sun. Your fabrics are pretty and your review is helpful. Thanks!
moonfleur said... (4/21/04 10:42 AM) Reply
Why do patterns like this always skimp on grommets? Your suggestions are perfect.
Annika said... (4/21/04 9:48 AM) Reply
Lovely job! I like the double layered "hankerchief" overskirt, it adds more airiness to the costume. Also, the dress looks light enough to wear to a summer Renny Festival.
SandraB said... (4/21/04 9:17 AM) Reply
What a lovely costume!
Ginger said... (4/21/04 6:22 AM) Reply
It is very pretty. Thanks for the grommet suggestions.
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