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Reviewed by:becca a
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Posted on:8/1/11 12:00 PM
Last Updated:8/1/11 9:11 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 8 people   
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velosewer said... (4/21/12 4:25 AM) Reply
Gosh you're clever. I like the reversible idea.
MaryDB said... (8/15/11 10:08 AM) Reply
What a great dress! Looks terrific - nice work.
JEF said... (8/3/11 12:01 PM) Reply
Wonderful dress, very inspiring
Ripple Dandelion said... (8/3/11 7:14 AM) Reply
So impressed with your dress--the fit, the construction, the reversibility!! Most importantly, it looks lovely on you.
loti said... (8/2/11 7:18 PM) Reply
I can't believe you made this reversible, great job.
marec said... (8/2/11 5:09 PM) Reply
wow-that is so nice. It helps that your figure is near perfect, but even if it wasn't so cute, the dress would be darling anyway. I am glad I saw this review as I would like to take another shot at Colette Patterns.
nicegirl said... (8/2/11 11:33 AM) Reply
I love that this is reversible! The print charmeuse is gorgeous. You are brave for tackling bias AND charmeuse AND reversible in the same garment, and it really paid off.
Heatherrique said... (8/2/11 9:10 AM) Reply
Sleek and stylish dress, Becca! Thanks for providing your detailed alterations.
moushka said... (8/1/11 8:36 PM) Reply
Very pretty, flattering dress; great review.
becca a said... (8/1/11 4:30 PM) Reply
Thanks all of you for your lovely comments! Mary Nanna, how scary the bias is seems to depend on the fabric. The washed silk is grabby and stable so it was much easier to work with than the charmeuse.
Mary Nanna said... (8/1/11 3:39 PM) Reply
This dress has always scared me because of all the bias - but yours has come up beautifully so now I'm tempted..
kidmd said... (8/1/11 3:00 PM) Reply
Beautiful! I love the fabric combination you chose. I hope you wear it all the time! It looks great.
lakaribane said... (8/1/11 2:19 PM) Reply
Oddly, I was sure I posted the first comment. But no matter! Love the dress and the colour. Thanks to you, I'm seriously considering this patter and CP in general despite the FBA-friendly reputation (not my shape). I truly love bias dresses and this one is seems work-appropriate too!
Mary D'Agostino said... (8/1/11 1:16 PM) Reply
This is a much better picture than what is on the pattern. Beautiful!
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