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Posted on:2/4/11 11:35 AM
Last Updated:2/5/11 8:58 AM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 7 people   
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michellerene said... (7/10/12 1:50 PM) Reply
Both are adorable! I agree that the green one would look much cuter with a belt. :) Love the contrast fabric on the corduroy version!
mystrygirl87 said... (2/12/11 4:44 PM) Reply
Both dresses look beautiful! Your construction details give it a really professional look.
cleverkitty said... (2/11/11 12:11 PM) Reply
I love this pattern and you did such nice work in and out, loved seeing the photos of the inside.
Jeannine1976 said... (2/5/11 10:02 PM) Reply
You did a fantastic job on both, they really suit your figure. I'm especially fond of the blue one. :)
otterine said... (2/5/11 7:44 PM) Reply
I like both versions...the grey/green is very springlike and pretty in my opinion. Both look great on you.
JillyBe said... (2/5/11 2:13 PM) Reply
Both dresses look great on you! And I'm totally inspired by your inside finishing work. Oh, & btw, if you still don't want to wear #1, I'll share with Time4me.....
Time4me said... (2/5/11 12:16 PM) Reply
Well...I am a size 14....I like gray/green...I like version one...I rescue unwanted things.... Just say'n.
Paris75008 said... (2/5/11 10:46 AM) Reply
Cute, cute, cute. Love both the dresses, but I especially love the finishing on the blue one. Better sewing than Anthropologie, I'm sure!
birdmcfarland said... (2/5/11 8:57 AM) Reply
I did the bust seams with the overlock stitch on my machine. Slow going and the first time I tried it, but it worked well.
Sharon1952 said... (2/5/11 8:32 AM) Reply
Superb work- even the inside looks wearable! I love both versions.
Sic said... (2/5/11 8:20 AM) Reply
Darling - both versions! Did you finish the bust seams with a serger?
21wale said... (2/5/11 0:47 AM) Reply
Both versions are fantastic! Better fit and better for the wallet than Anthropologie!
CynthiaSue said... (2/4/11 9:54 PM) Reply
I love this pattern. your dresses are fabulous!
FreyaStark said... (2/4/11 7:40 PM) Reply
Two lovely dresses - not a bit frumpy! I love the colour of the cord, and your use of contrast fabric is clever.
birdmcfarland said... (2/4/11 3:35 PM) Reply
Thanks!! MNBarb, I think I've just been lucky!
arcrabtree said... (2/4/11 3:19 PM) Reply
That is super polished and cute. Great fit, and great fabric choices.
chickenlips said... (2/4/11 3:16 PM) Reply
Wow, these are amazing! The photo looks like models in a fashion magazine - very impressive!
SewWil said... (2/4/11 3:12 PM) Reply
Very cute dresses. Thank you for the detailed review.
Elke said... (2/4/11 3:09 PM) Reply
Very pretty dresses. I especially love the blue corduroy...very nice color!
Christas said... (2/4/11 1:26 PM) Reply
Both dresses are so cute! Love the French blue one with the sash. Your fit is so great on these too. :-)
MNBarb said... (2/4/11 1:24 PM) Reply
You are either really talented when it comes to choosing patterns or have perfected the art of fitting or just really look good in dresses or all of the above. These are both very nice! Thank you for including the inside view. It helps the beginners see how nicely seams can be finished. The shape of these dresses is just right for you.
 
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