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Pattern Reviews> Ottobre Design Magazine> 03-2011-26 (Rosy Posy Dress)

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Posted on:4/21/11 6:58 PM


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ClaireEmily said... (8/19/11 11:37 PM) Reply
Wow! I love your version of this dress and your daughter looks gorgeous. I am just about to try this pattern for my daughter, your review is very helpful - thank you!
Christas said... (4/26/11 4:56 PM) Reply
Thanks, everyone, for the very nice comments!!!
Catbird said... (4/26/11 12:13 PM) Reply
I can't believe I'm THIS late in commenting on this wonderful dress. I should be bopped over the head with a tailor's ham! Christa, this really is one of my all-time favorites of the things you've created. Margaret Anne looks like a beautiful princess! The fit is absolutely perfect and the details and workmanship are heirloom-quality. This is one for the ages. And kudos to the savvy stylist (Margaret Anne?)! I love it.
SewWil said... (4/23/11 6:19 PM) Reply
Beautiful Easter dress. Margaret Anne looks very pleased with her dress as well she should because it looks wonderful on her. Great job on all of the embellishments. The leggings and silver sandals add a modern touch to a classic dress. Nicely done.
janet said... (4/22/11 6:09 PM) Reply
Margret Anne and her dress are PRECIOUS! The dress is definitely of EUROPEAN DESIGNER quality. PERFECTION at its best. Christas, what a BEAUTIFUL family you have.
JanElise said... (4/22/11 6:00 PM) Reply
This is so cute and feminine. Lucky, lucky girl!
Mahler said... (4/22/11 4:03 PM) Reply
Perfect Easter dress. Being patient paid in that case. Wonderful mother you are !!! As Annette sais perfect workwomanship!
carolynw said... (4/22/11 2:21 PM) Reply
This is so adorable - your work in making this dress takes it to the heirloom class. I sure know why Margaret Anne was grinnning when she saw this - it's the stuff of any little girl's dream dress. And another beautiful daughter Christas!!
JenniferMM said... (4/22/11 2:16 PM) Reply
Absolutely lovely! Your attention to detail certainly made the dress. As another member said, I can see this being an heirloom piece. I especially love the use of her great grandmother's button. What a special touch!
MelissaB in WA said... (4/22/11 10:21 AM) Reply
What a gorgeous dress! She looks thrilled with it too. Happy Easter! :-)
CarolynGM said... (4/22/11 9:47 AM) Reply
Margaret Ann is a lucky girl to have such a stunning, custom, lovingly made Easter dress! Wow, the very thought of gathering a 240 inch ruffle makes my fingers hurt.
Ejegmama said... (4/22/11 9:04 AM) Reply
That looks very nice. I was so pleased to see that there were some basic dress patterns in this otto.
Sue W said... (4/22/11 8:50 AM) Reply
Just look at her! She's glowing! The dress is beautiful with oh-so-much love sewn into each and every detail. You truly are an inspiration in all you do!
QuiltSewSewSue said... (4/22/11 6:10 AM) Reply
So beautiful and lovely to see such a happy girl in her made-for-her-specially dress...
MamaSewing said... (4/21/11 11:18 PM) Reply
Another gorgeous dress, I just love that the buttons are from "Granny" and that your daughter is so happy about the dress!
SilvrGhost said... (4/21/11 11:18 PM) Reply
So adorable! What a great job you did
kidmd said... (4/21/11 11:08 PM) Reply
Wow! The dress is completely gorgeous and I am way impressed at how quickly you whipped it out. So much stunning detail work, and you can't have had that issue of Otto long. Mine only came yesterday.
callmeRuth said... (4/21/11 10:40 PM) Reply
Perfect fabric for this beautiful dress. Margaret Anne is lovely.
cleverkitty said... (4/21/11 10:16 PM) Reply
Just beautiful, Margaret Anne looks beautiful in it~~ and Annette gave you this fabric so she added to the beauty. So happy you got it done~~ phew, I still don't know what I'm going to wear talk about procrastination...
solosmocker said... (4/21/11 9:46 PM) Reply
This is just soooo wonderful. It is styled beautifully with the lacey leggings and silver shoes. Great job!
Patti B said... (4/21/11 9:28 PM) Reply
What a beautiful dress and she is so happy -- perfect. Can I tell how nice it is to see a dress for a young girl that doesn't look like it should be in an MTV video?
Raye Ann said... (4/21/11 8:43 PM) Reply
Very pretty! She is quite the stylist, too:)
FreyaStark said... (4/21/11 8:34 PM) Reply
Just gorgeous. A labour of love and a highly original work of art. I see it becoming a family heirloom.
LynneMR said... (4/21/11 8:31 PM) Reply
Christas, that's such a beautiful dress on a beautiful girl!
mm said... (4/21/11 8:10 PM) Reply
This is beautiful.
Peggy L said... (4/21/11 7:42 PM) Reply
Gorgeous! You really outdid yourself on this dress. No wonder Margaret Anne is beaming. I love all the details and the use of the buttons.
Peggy L said... (4/21/11 7:42 PM) Reply
Gorgeous! You really outdid yourself on this dress. No wonder Margaret Anne is beaming. I love all the details and the use of the buttons.
Barbara V said... (4/21/11 7:34 PM) Reply
What a treat to look at the details of Margaret Anne's dress. First of all she looks so beautiful and happy wearing this special dress. All of the changes you made along with using her Grandmother's buttons make it a work of art. Really lovely sewing!
renren said... (4/21/11 7:26 PM) Reply
What a beautiful, beautiful dress on such a beautiful girl (she is Meggie LuLu redux, I believe!). Love it with the leggings and the sash. (Annette, you have exquisite taste in fabric--and you are a very generous soul, too!)
Rhonda in Montreal said... (4/21/11 7:25 PM) Reply
...complete with "Granny buttons"! How beautiful--inside & out--Margaret Anne looks ;)
Annette1 said... (4/21/11 7:22 PM) Reply
You made this dress SOOOOOOOOOOOO special, Christa, for such a SPECIAL girl. :o) I can see by Margaret Anne's beaming face how much she loves her dress! It could not be ANY prettier. The SASH and the TUCKS and the TRIM, that 240-foot RUFFLE -- BEAUTIFUL! If you don't already have carpal tunnel, you're going to -- ha! MASTER WORKMANSHIP! :O)
 
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