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Other: 2559 (Fashion Bureau) - Type:Dresses    printable version
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Reviewed by:TracyTheMaterialGirl
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BillieJean said...
Stunningly beautiful!
4/17/11 7:28 AM
Rlkataja said...
I LOVE this dress!!! Love the style, color and your awesome shoes!! Great job!
4/17/11 7:38 AM
happytobehere said...
That fabric is gorgeous, looks great on you!
4/17/11 8:34 AM
Rebecca D said...
I love all the dresses you're making. This one is particularly groovy.
4/17/11 8:46 AM
starryfish said...
What a great find, it's made a very distinctive dress! I seriously love the shoes as well.
4/17/11 8:51 AM
Sondra Leigh said...
This is stunning! I LOVE your fabric choice, and the shoes really rock that outfit! I have a pattern from about twenty years ago that is similar in it's lines. I'm pretty sure I could use it as a base to make this. Next on my list! My fabric won't be as cool as yours though.
4/17/11 8:58 AM
DorothyK said...
This dress is stunning - and really, very modern looking. What a find!
4/17/11 9:38 AM
crazygrad said...
I love the dress! THe fabric is stunning! AND it is the best story- "This dress is from the Philadelphia Enquirer Fashion Bureau and has measurements that were approved by the US Department of Commerce. Its all very official, and if you don't like it, I am required by law to report you to the appropriate authorities."
4/17/11 9:39 AM
Jali said...
Its just lovely! Your unique fabric choice has given the vintage pattern a lovely makeover to suit modern day.
4/17/11 10:25 AM
marec said...
Absolutely wonderful dress. The fit is terrific on you, and your choice of the curtains (!!) was genius. I have a similar pattern and am thrilled to see your version. May I copy one of your pictures for my inspiration file? Please?
4/17/11 10:55 AM
Levone said...
Gorgeous dress! I love the fact that you used curtains for this..I would have never guessed.
4/17/11 11:01 AM
Lili123 said...
adorable dress, the colors are so beautiful and vivid.
4/17/11 11:57 AM
imsewcrazy said...
Very beautiful dress. I love the style and the fabric is gorgeous!!!!
4/17/11 12:28 PM
SewWil said...
Very beautiful dress. Great fabric!
4/17/11 5:49 PM
Joanna in Western Australia said...
What a great dress. I am going to attempt some vintage patterns and found this article for reading older patterns on the Threads magazine site. Hope it helps.
4/17/11 8:34 PM
Claverie said...
Excellent job. Great fabric ... love it with this pattern. I want one!! Gorgeous.
4/17/11 8:38 PM
Claverie said...
And then I read your 'conclusion' ... YES. I'd love a copy ... if you have the time or inclination :)
4/17/11 8:43 PM
Nancywin said...
Nice job on the dress! What a unique fabric find to go along with a special pattern. Very intriguing!
4/17/11 8:50 PM
annie1129 said...
Perfect fabric for a great dress!!
4/17/11 11:41 PM
lamstu said...
What a great dress! The fabric is perfect for it. The style suits you so well too. If I was anything close to a size 13, I would take you up on the offer, but I can't be bothered to do all that grading...
4/18/11 4:56 AM
Sewiing Sue said...
Great choice of fabric. Evidence of great sewing skills, too. Love your wry humor in your review.
4/18/11 8:27 PM
Batik said...
amazing and so cute on you - love the vintage look and your fabric choices are fab.
8/16/11 3:13 AM
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