Sewing Patterns, Pattern Review, Sewing Classes, Sewing Machines and Sewing Machine Reviews!
Platinum Sponsor: Stylish Fabric
Over 20,000 of high quality reorderable fabric

[SIGNUP - FREE Membership & 1 FREE Sewing Lesson ]
[Sewing Classes|Shopping Bag Your Shopping Bag|Login|Help]
Sewing Review and Pattern Reviews Sewing Knowledge Base Sewing Patterns Sewing Classes & Sewing Lessons Sewing Machine & Embroidery Machinery Sewing Message Boards Sewing merchants Blog Help/FAQ About Pattern Review
Enter your e-mail address:




Advanced Search
Tags
New to PR?
Sewing Machines
Compare Sewing Machines
Sewing Machine & Serger Reviews
Embroidery Machines
Sewing Reviews
Sewing Patterns
Review Gallery
Sewing Books
Sewing Supplies
Sewing Websites
Sewing Stores
Sewing Class Reviews
Sewing Expo Reviews
Sewing Tips & Techniques
Sewing Podcasts
NEW!Fabric Glossary
Sewing Review RequestsAdd a Review Request
Your Account
Edit Profile
My Page
Favorites
Wish List
Pattern Catalog
Notifications
Friends of PR
Join Friends of PR
Find a member
Deal Corner
Photo Album
Calendar
Chat Room
Chat Schedule
Chat Transcripts
Sewing Classifieds
Add a Classified
Sewing Contests
enter contest
contest report
contest gallery
Favorite Links
reviews with comments
merchant gallery
article archive
newsletter archive
Craft Resources
contact info
shipping rates
returns & refunds
testimonials
Platinum Sponsor - Stylish Fabric
Stylish Fabric
New Look: 6557 (Misses Dresses) thumbsup - Type:Dresses
Review submitted in One Pattern Many Looks Contest    printable version
Viewed 664 times 63 more reviews
Review rated Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 7 people   
Reviewed by:Gelbean
photo
About Gelbeanstarstarstar
PA USA
Member since: 2/17/08
Reviews written: 125
Sewing skills:Intermediate
Favored by: 31 people
patterns reviewed: 113
Bio: more...
Report a problem with this review

Best Patterns of 2007
Posted on:7/13/11 3:30 PM
Last Updated:7/20/11 8:57 AM


See other patterns in this category: Dresses    
Available for sale on PR: $4.49 (See envelope) Click to Buy
To read this review, please Login. Only registered members can read reviews written more than 6 months ago.
Buy this pattern for $4.49     Add to Bag Add to Bag
 
thumbsup Pattern with more than 5 reviews!
Merchants on PR
Lanetzliving Vintage Sewing Patterns
Vintage Sewing Patterns
Deals!
Style Arc sewing dress patterns
Patterns That Fit
Web site
Victoria Jones Collection
Timeless Hawaiian styles
Web site
<< Previous      Next >>
24 Comments      Login to Add a Comment
crazygrad said...
You look so gorgeous and glamorous! Though in the pic, the blue dominates. Maybe the flash?
7/13/11 4:09 PM
KensingtonCrab said...
You look so fantastic! You need to be taken out and shown off! Glad to hear it is bra friendly and easy to sew up.
7/13/11 4:53 PM
MNBarb said...
If I looked this good in a dress I'd make at least 3 more. Everything about this really works for you. How wonderful when it all comes together.
7/13/11 5:45 PM
Sue Parrott said...
Wow, that is a great dress! Nice work!
7/13/11 6:35 PM
Riesie said...
Great color on you!
7/13/11 6:41 PM
AnneMarie60 said...
Wow! Stunning on you. Great idea to make the straps wider.
7/13/11 8:26 PM
Kim12469 said...
This is such a great shape on you. I really need to buy this pattern.
7/13/11 8:43 PM
Aroura said...
This is such a gorgeous dress! It really accentuates your figure in all the right places. And that fabric is beautiful, the blue really does stand out.
7/13/11 10:15 PM
cmcarr said...
Beautiful dress and fit.
7/13/11 10:40 PM
Heatherrique said...
Totally hot, Gelbean! Wow! Very nice dress on you.
7/14/11 3:53 PM
Obrooks770 said...
Pretty dress, looks gorgeous on you!
7/14/11 5:20 PM
SewWil said...
Beautiful dress! Looks great on you.
7/14/11 6:30 PM
Sew tell me said...
Va va va Voom!
7/14/11 11:01 PM
sewbarbie said...
Wow! This is a perfect argument for making your own clothes, it's beautiful.
7/14/11 11:34 PM
OlindaM said...
Really glamorous, and such neat sewing too!
7/20/11 8:55 AM
marec said...
These two views are just perfect for the OPML contest. Your work is superb and shows that just changing the fabric will take a pattern from day to evening. Nice work!
7/20/11 11:03 AM
TracyKM said...
I made two versions of this dress 4 years ago, same sort of idea--one was rayon and summery, one was a flocked taffeta for a Christmas party. But it was before I understood about needing a FBA so they didn't fit right. Then I tried it again last summer, but I still didn't get a good outcome. Do you have any tips you can share to fit a busty lady? Your's looks awesome and fits very well without showing too much! I tried to post a comment on your blog, but BLogger won't let Google users post comments unless the comment box comes up in a separate window (or you have Name/URL option, which you don't).
7/20/11 11:46 AM
Elizabeth made this said...
You look fabulous! It's nice to find undergarment friendly patterns. Strapless is a 4 letter word imo! ;)
7/20/11 7:36 PM
Norsecross said...
I really like your choices of fabrics. The sturdiness of the brocade being snug with no pulling just looks fabulous. The drape falling away from the legs is so evening appropriate and fetching! The summery version with flats, perfection! Good pattern, good visualization too!
7/21/11 1:38 AM
nicegirl said...
Love the way this looks so different in the day and evening fabrics! Very flattering and a great fit.
7/21/11 10:31 AM
ElizabethDee said...
Fabulous work choosing your fabrics (and of course, in sewing them up)! They are so different but you make such splendid use of both. I have the VW fabric stashed and hope to use it half as well as you have. What great dresses!
7/31/11 5:22 PM
Bonnie O said...
Lovely dresses!!! You look wonderful.
7/31/11 11:39 PM
Silknmore said...
I just love these dresses. Your fit is amazing.
8/1/11 8:27 PM
marjoriekh said...
Such beautifully-fitting and sexy dresses. Beautifully made, too, judging from the inside photo. I bet you feel great wearing them.
8/4/11 10:10 PM
Login
Online Sewing Classes
Blueprints to Blue Jeans
Fee: $29.00
(Regular $49.00)
Blueprints to Blue Jeans

Online Sewing Classes
Put it on the Bias
Fee: $49.00
(Regular $49.00)
Put it on the Bias

Petite Plus Patterns 601
photo
Review by mlt on 7/1/07
Read Review

Sew Liberated Mischievous Gnome Messenger Bag
Sew Liberated Mischievous Gnome Messenger Bag

Details
Price: $11.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Full Bust DVD
Full Bust DVD

Details
Price: $19.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Peek-A Boo Surf's Up Board Shorts Digital Pattern ( Size 3 mo -12 years )
Peek-A Boo Surf's Up Board Shorts Digital Pattern ( Size 3 mo -12 years )

Details
Price: $7.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Peek-A Boo Sugar Plum Nightgown Digital Pattern ( Size 3 mo -12 years )
Peek-A Boo Sugar Plum Nightgown Digital Pattern ( Size 3 mo -12 years )

Details
Price: $7.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Colette Patterns 0003 Sorbetto
photo
Review by rmomontrea... on 5/30/13
Read Review

Vogue 8877 Pattern ( Size LRG-XLG-XXL )
Vogue 8877 Pattern ( Size LRG-XLG-XXL )

Details
Price: $22.50
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Vogue 8732 Pattern ( Size 8-10-12-14 )
Vogue 8732 Pattern ( Size 8-10-12-14 )

Details
Price: $27.50
Add to Bag Add to Bag


Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.
Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Contact Us