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Posted on:1/24/11 10:09 PM
Last Updated:1/31/11 9:41 AM
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Sdtex said... (1/31/11 1:30 AM) Reply
Thanks! This was a gift, so I hope she feels like a princess sleeping in it. You don't need a pleater. I did the front first without the pleater and the back with the pleater (someone lent me one) and they came out about the same. It was just a little quicker with the pleater. I also did a lot more basting of the pleats than I probably needed to do. In the drawing the pleats appear to be stitched down so I was preparing for that.
marthamyers said... (1/26/11 11:14 AM) Reply
I love this! Great results. Do you have to have a pleater to make this? I really want this pattern. Thanks for reviewing it.
loti said... (1/25/11 10:21 AM) Reply
How cute, I like Folkwear patterns but don't have this one in my stash, I might have to buy this one.
JEF said... (1/25/11 9:34 AM) Reply
I agree - super pretty. I bet you feel like a princess sleeping in it.
FreyaStark said... (1/24/11 11:26 PM) Reply
A very pretty garment, well worth the effort you've put it.
Christas said... (1/24/11 11:25 PM) Reply
This is so feminine and beautiful ..... very lovely!
mastdenman said... (1/24/11 10:53 PM) Reply
That's really pretty. Nice job.
Elona said... (1/24/11 10:26 PM) Reply
It's a pretty gown as is, and I suspect that if you do it again, understanding that it WILL take a lot of delicate, fussy handwork, you will be happier with the finished product if you use fine, fine cotton batiste or voile--or this 2.6 oz/yard hemp/silk blend, of which the copy says, "If this fabric was human, you'd want to marry it."
Jennifer shaw said... (1/24/11 10:23 PM) Reply
It looks lovely. This is a fussy pattern with all of the pleats!
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