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Posted on:10/11/10 5:16 AM


Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 23 people   
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knitmachinequeen said... (2/22/12 4:49 AM) Reply
I'm just getting ready to tackle this design. Thanks for the thorough review.
jenleeC said... (8/4/11 10:08 AM) Reply
Thanks so much for this detailed review. I am making my second version of this pattern now and have referred to your review several times throughout the process!
Jane S said... (10/12/10 9:59 PM) Reply
Wish there were a very very helpful button. I'm so eger to make this dress...but since we're making the same size, perhaps I can just borrow yours? You look wonderful in this feminine, chic design. Thanks so much for your blog pictures. I'm geometrically challenged when I'm trying a new pattern so you saved me hours.
twinkle72 said... (10/12/10 2:03 PM) Reply
The black one does look really great on you!
marec said... (10/12/10 10:19 AM) Reply
Oh wow-these are great, and a giant thank you for the pictorial helps on your blog. Very generous of you!
Nancy K said... (10/12/10 8:57 AM) Reply
Yikes! This is one of those patterns that I can never visualize. Beautiful dress on you.
dingyadi said... (10/12/10 3:11 AM) Reply
Thanks for the lovely comments everyone! And Tentmaker, if your fabric is stretchy - it should be fine to leave out the back zip (certainly makes sewing it much easier). I used a poly spandex and left off the zip and don't have any problems getting it on.
Christas said... (10/12/10 0:10 AM) Reply
Looks fantastic! Very nice review.
velosewer said... (10/11/10 11:06 PM) Reply
Love your work.
tentmaker said... (10/11/10 9:04 PM) Reply
Could you get by not putting zipper in?
mhk3boys said... (10/11/10 3:58 PM) Reply
Wow! What a great looking dress!
HawkeMorningStar7 said... (10/11/10 1:01 PM) Reply
Gorgeous, love the draping. thanks for tips, will need them !!
michellep74 said... (10/11/10 12:56 PM) Reply
This looks great on you! The black version looks so good that I have a hard time believing that the green version looks better on the dressform--I think you should give that one another chance.
EleanorSews said... (10/11/10 10:31 AM) Reply
It is a lovely dress.... Thanks for your review ~ it has lots of useful info, from your step-by-step to not to disregard the figure flattery recommendations
annie11 said... (10/11/10 10:23 AM) Reply
Thank you for the photos of the construction. That does look like a challenge. I just bought this pattern, and will refer back to your photos when I'm making it! I think both dresses look great.
maryfrana said... (10/11/10 10:07 AM) Reply
Oh this is just gorgeous. I want one. Thanks for the heads up on the instructions. You look fabulous.
ryansmumAria said... (10/11/10 9:13 AM) Reply
loved reading your great blog!
Sic said... (10/11/10 7:55 AM) Reply
Lovely dresses - both look nice on you as well!
Lynz said... (10/11/10 7:45 AM) Reply
You have done a beautiful job on the dresses. I too have learnt that the Vogue figure flattery boxes should not be ignored. Such a shame as I like so many styles that are not for a rectangle like me.
thirteenstitches said... (10/11/10 7:41 AM) Reply
Very pretty!
Lori V said... (10/11/10 6:53 AM) Reply
Beautiful.
Sewingelle said... (10/11/10 5:34 AM) Reply
Its beautiful! I want one too!
Dmd4106 said... (10/11/10 5:30 AM) Reply
Goregous dress! love the the green color!
 
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