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Posted on:6/27/11 2:52 PM
Last Updated:6/27/11 8:16 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 21 people   
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gidgetgirl said... (3/20/13 11:37 PM) Reply
This dress is fantastic, I also was not keen on this pattern for the same reasons (ie tshirt/strapless). However, you have inspired me give it a try. love it.
nickelc624 said... (2/21/12 9:47 PM) Reply
This looks fantastic on you.
smonakey said... (7/22/11 9:48 AM) Reply
This has to be my favorite version of this dress. I'm totally stealing this idea for my own version!
Cathee said... (7/5/11 1:31 PM) Reply
Love the idea of taking the same fabric but cutting it on the bias to accentuate the sweetheart neckline. Very cute on you!
Irene said... (6/29/11 10:57 PM) Reply
What a great way to use checks, and you look fabulous in the dress.
poppykettle said... (6/29/11 4:15 AM) Reply
Looks awesome :)
imsewcrazy said... (6/28/11 10:52 PM) Reply
I LOVE THIS DRESS! You look wonderful in this dress!
manola6176 said... (6/28/11 3:57 PM) Reply
You did a fabulous use of your gingham fabric. It looks awesome.
becca a said... (6/28/11 10:22 AM) Reply
What a great dress! So clever to use the same fabric on the bias.
Jali said... (6/28/11 10:07 AM) Reply
Beautiful use of the fabric! Great fit too. I probably love the pattern more now.
eruuska said... (6/28/11 7:29 AM) Reply
Great use of your fabric! Lovely! Lovely!
lbrundage said... (6/28/11 7:15 AM) Reply
Absolutely perfect. Nicely done!
Ripple Dandelion said... (6/28/11 6:43 AM) Reply
The best rendition of this dress I've seen--love it!
FreyaStark said... (6/28/11 5:54 AM) Reply
Fabulous! Your version is so much cuter and more distinctive than the pattern illustration.
squirrellypoo said... (6/28/11 5:54 AM) Reply
omg, using the fabric on the bias is SUCH a great idea!! I love it!
ggf2005 said... (6/28/11 0:44 AM) Reply
Pamaro said... (6/27/11 9:51 PM) Reply
What a beautiful dress. Your version is so much more tasteful than the pattern depiction. I love the use of one fabric with different pattern pieces cut on the bias. You look great in this dress.
ArtAttack said... (6/27/11 9:51 PM) Reply
Absolutely adorable on you! Gingham is so happy...great choice...
Flying Seamstress said... (6/27/11 8:28 PM) Reply
Best use of gingham I've seen in a long time. Great dress!
crazygrad said... (6/27/11 7:45 PM) Reply
Late to the party, but you look gorgeous! And the dress is very cool!
Vintage Joan said... (6/27/11 7:32 PM) Reply
Knock-out dress!! :)
MNBarb said... (6/27/11 6:28 PM) Reply
So cute on you in this gingham!
Debbie Cook said... (6/27/11 6:00 PM) Reply
I think yours is my favorite interpretation of this pattern. Love how you used the checks!
CAgirl said... (6/27/11 5:59 PM) Reply
What a great fit you achieved!
marec said... (6/27/11 5:52 PM) Reply
This is an awesome macaron dress!! I love how you used the bias.
Ericaeli said... (6/27/11 5:31 PM) Reply
I love how this dress looks in gingham! It looks really nice on you as well. I love Colette Patterns, but I have to agree about the lines on the patterns. I alway get confused when I am tracing them.
Red Curtain said... (6/27/11 5:23 PM) Reply
darling dress on you and well done with the bias contrast
annie1129 said... (6/27/11 4:39 PM) Reply
I don't care for the strapless dress over t-shirt either, but I love what you've done!
Andreahg said... (6/27/11 4:14 PM) Reply
I love your use of bias! I've made 2 of these so far and thought I was done. You've inspired me to make one with bias. You look fantastic in this dress.
Andreahg said... (6/27/11 4:14 PM) Reply
I love your use of bias! I've made 2 of these so far and thought I was done. You've inspired me to make one with bias. You look fantastic in this dress.
lakaribane said... (6/27/11 3:05 PM) Reply
dbsewer said... (6/27/11 2:55 PM) Reply
Very cute. I like what you did with the bodice - the strapless dress over T shirt doesn't score points with me, either. Very good job on a great dress.
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