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Posted on:6/25/11 9:20 PM
Last Updated:6/25/11 9:24 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 11 people   
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unfinishedprojects said... (7/13/11 10:28 AM) Reply
emmiemay: the knit mesh is a very sheer, lightweight, slightly slippery fabric... almost like a very drapey netting with stretch. I found it hidden in the lining section at my fabric store. You might also look for tricot or swimwear linings. I'll add a pic into the review.
emmiemay said... (7/12/11 11:03 AM) Reply
Wow! we must be on the same wavelength because on my last trip to NYC I bought a (dark) blue eyelet just for this dress! Yours came out darling! Just one question - what is a knit mesh? I bought a regular cotton for lining and I'm having second thoughts about it being too stiff.
Mikgirl said... (7/12/11 4:30 AM) Reply
You're so right, I never realized how pretty this dress was until I saw yours!! After seeing it in the gallery, I had to read your review! It's gonna go into my wishlist. :)
VirginiasDghter said... (6/27/11 4:53 PM) Reply
Very cute!
SewWil said... (6/27/11 1:28 PM) Reply
Beautiful summer dress! You are right about overlooking this pattern. I completely missed it but have added it to my list. Thanks for the review.
becca a said... (6/27/11 10:27 AM) Reply
What a lovely summer dress!
Ms. Bijou said... (6/26/11 7:16 PM) Reply
I ALMOST bought this pattern two days ago. I changed my mind for something different but now I'm going to get it. Thanks! Yours is LOVELY! And I love the chiffon idea!!
Finicky Petite said... (6/26/11 6:47 PM) Reply
Your dress is so much more inspiring than the drawing on the pattern envelope!
zuzu_petal said... (6/26/11 7:10 AM) Reply
AEC said... (6/26/11 2:40 AM) Reply
Very pretty! I originally passed over this pattern but thanks to your lovely version I will have to add it to my collection soon.
Cathy Loves Fabric said... (6/26/11 0:04 AM) Reply
Your dress is the prettiest summer dress is the perfect color and fabric. I'll bet you wear it all summer.
Terri A said... (6/25/11 10:45 PM) Reply
I like this a lot! Wow!
ButtonFaith said... (6/25/11 10:43 PM) Reply
Love your dress! Such a pretty fabric choice and beautifully made!
CAgirl said... (6/25/11 9:51 PM) Reply
Your dress caught my eye immediately! I love it!
cindy-lou said... (6/25/11 9:26 PM) Reply
I adore this dress! Great fabric, great color, great execution. You're right-- I would have overlooked this pattern till I saw your review.
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