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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 02-2011-139 (mock wrap-dress)

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Posted on:6/28/11 10:04 AM
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LM2HYD said... (3/28/12 6:44 AM) Reply
What a save! I love the orange accents!
KathySews said... (8/29/11 8:30 AM) Reply
Fantastic save! Love the before/after results
Michele Lommasson said... (6/30/11 10:17 AM) Reply
You ended up with a beautiful garment! Thank you for the review.
AuntieShel said... (6/29/11 6:23 PM) Reply
I'm all falling in love with your dress and oohing and ahing it when I scrolled down and saw, "Pattern OK but did not work for me." What could she be thinking that dress is striking and a perfect fit. Then I read on and saw your "before" pic!! I am so glad you persevered and got some good advice because this dress is awesome!!!
whirrclunk said... (6/29/11 4:35 PM) Reply
Wow! What a save! The end dress looks fantastic, I can hardly believe that it was possible from your first version!
AllNewtoMe said... (6/28/11 11:57 PM) Reply
That looks great! The "saved" length looks great!
ArtAttack said... (6/28/11 10:29 PM) Reply
I love it! I bet it becomes a favorite...
Lynnelle said... (6/28/11 9:05 PM) Reply
The extra effort paid off. Your dress is very nice.
marjoriekh said... (6/28/11 8:31 PM) Reply
I love stories like this; they inspire me to keep trying with something that's just not working. Love how your dress turned out.
Sarsez said... (6/28/11 6:57 PM) Reply
Fantastic save. That is one funky up to date summer dress. Congratulations!
Terri A said... (6/28/11 6:22 PM) Reply
This is cute!
Vintage Joan said... (6/28/11 4:06 PM) Reply
What a fabulous save! :)
SewWil said... (6/28/11 3:38 PM) Reply
Great job! You have a wonderful summer dress to show for your efforts.
nicegirl said... (6/28/11 2:39 PM) Reply
Love this colorful dress! Your effort to save it was totally worth it.
mochimo said... (6/28/11 12:26 PM) Reply
You did a great job! You ended up with a great dress. I love the contrast bands. And the shorter lenght looks sooooooo much better on you.
SheBear0320 said... (6/28/11 11:29 AM) Reply
From potential wadder to fabulous wardrobe addition -- love your final dress. Thank you for the very detailed review.
jmma said... (6/28/11 10:43 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress.
Tina Lou said... (6/28/11 10:27 AM) Reply
Thanks also for the Stitchers Guild Critique info; I will bookmark that for future reference.
Tina Lou said... (6/28/11 10:25 AM) Reply
Awesome dress - great *save*!
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